Positive leadership refers to the implementation of multiple positive practices that help individuals and organizations achieve their highest potential, flourish at work, experience elevating energy, and achieve levels of effectiveness difficult to attain otherwise. The practices included in this book have proven to be effective in producing extraordinarily positive results.

Positive leadership is much too rare in organizations because people tend to pay more attention to negative factors than positive factors and because “bad is stronger than good.”1 Crises and difficulties dominate agendas, and organizations are usually in the business of solving problems. Managers’ daily tasks tend to focus ...

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