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Positive Leadership: Maximizing Workplace Wellness

New Westminster Campus
October 30, 2017 8:30am - 4:30pm



Successful organizations are those that have a high level of well-being, autonomy and enthusiasm and allow individuals to thrive with a sense of fulfillment and purpose. Research findings from the field of Positive Psychology identify successful strategies and offer practical tools to help us view the world in ways that enhance levels of motivation, productivity and contribute to a positive outlook. This course offers leaders, managers and team members techniques to recognize unconscious patterns of thinking and behaving and proposes concrete methods to challenge the way we view obstacles and setbacks so that they can be overcome.

Presenter: Dr. Jason Cressey, PhD (Psychology)(Oxford University) specializes in interpersonal and communication skills. With a PhD in Psychology from Oxford University, Jason helps learners improve customer relations, teambuilding, emotional intelligence and other psychological factors in the workplace.

At JIBC, he teaches core courses in the Centre for Leadership’s Applied Leadership Certificate Program. In each of his courses, his aim is to help people become consciously aware of their habitual behaviours, thoughts, emotions, and communication styles. For him, recognizing these mental traits and habits is an essential first step to achieving growth and positive change. If leaders want to develop the personal habits and behaviours that contribute to their team’s success, they’ll learn that from Dr. Jason Cressey. He has spent his entire career helping managers and leaders avoid communication traps and improve their interpersonal skills.

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Last updated September 29, 2017