Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Profit from the Positive: Proven Leadership Strategies to Boost Productivity and Transform Your Business, with a foreword by Tom Rath Hardcover – July 30, 2013
|New from||Used from|
Frequently Bought Together
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
"...The suggestions in Profit from the Positive are what business schools will be teaching in ten years."
"So many people are working from the negative side of the coin these days. Greenberg and Maymin have given you lots to implement here. Don't simply read this book. Absorb it."
"Profit from the Positive is a phenomenal book because it suggests small changes that make a huge difference...."
"I have two pieces of advice for any startup founder--be prepared for very little sleep and read Profit from the Positive from cover to cover."
From the Author
If you buy a new print edition of this book (or purchased one in the past), you can buy the Kindle edition for only $2.99 (Save 79%). Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. Learn more.
For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases now lets you buy the Kindle edition for $2.99 or less. (Textbooks available for $9.99 or less.)
Top Customer Reviews
Greenberg and Maymin have done an outstanding job in providing the reader with over two dozen practical tools leaders (and executive coaches) can use. In addition to being practical and easy to implement let me share some of the specific reasons for my 5-Star rating:
* the little boxes throughout that include additional information
* the boxes with specific questions leaders/coaches can use to tap into underlying strengths and passion
* "Key Takeaways" at the end of each chapter
* reflection questions (really helpful for the reader to reflect and plan)
* the appendix that includes self-assessments and employee assessments of the manager
* "Good Reads" with recommendations for further reading (remembering that the authors emphasize "don't just read the book!")
Nice, succinct references section is also include although I do prefer to see references embedded in the text but that's just me.
If there is interest in implementing a strength-based, positive psychology approach this is a must read!
Ed Nottingham, PhD, PCC
Author, It's Not As Bad As It Seems
The authors pack the most relevant findings regarding what make leaders and organizations flourish into a book that is lingo-free and extremely clear.
That in itself is a huge achievement.
The book has 4 chapters for personal mastery: the productive leader, the resilient leader, the contagious leader, and the strength-based leader.
It has 4 chapters for leading others: hiring, engaging employees, performance reviews and meetings.
And a chapter that puts it all together.
Sprinkled in the different chapters are 31 easy-to-use tools (conveniently summed up in an appendix) that put Positive Psychology into action.
If you are a leader who is looking for a scientifically-sound yet extremely practical book to profit from the insights of Positive Psychology, this is it.
There are useful exercises and case studies in this book that help to make concepts applicable to the every day leader. In addition, the exercises are useful to everyone. As a leadership coach, I've already given this book as a gift to other leaders because of its practical and every day examples. Great book! You won't regret reading it.
Within a week of reading the book I took it with me to a training as a back up reference for strengths and mindset. When some of my learners were struggling, I jotted down one of their appendices on a flip chart (with full credit, of course). At the end of the training, the CEO of the organization said, "That flip chart should have been in your handout. It's the best thing about the whole program!" I guess we'll have to wait until Senia and Margaret design training to roll out in your organization.
My only regret about this book is that I didn't write it myself!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
As others have mentioned earlier, this book is jam packed with ideas that can be put into practice immediately. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Lee K. Bohlen
If you have any interest in positive psychology, personal productivity, and authentic leadership, read this book. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Candice Ammori
Outstanding and Practical Business Book for Leaders, Managers and Entrepreneurs
Profit from the Positive is a must have book for entrepreneurs, leaders and managers. Read more
i havent finished yet but so far definitely a different method.Published 12 months ago by robert posenato
Profit from the Positive is an amazing read. I just graduated from college with a degree in Psychology. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Ashley
This is more than a leadership book...it's a compilation of practical tools and reflective questions that are effective at home and at work. Read morePublished 14 months ago by MCR
I love the research, the stories and application to everyday business problems so much I read your book twice. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Brent O'Bannon
Profit from the positive is a quick read with great advice that applies not only to the business world, but to many aspects of life. Read morePublished 16 months ago by L Danchik
I started reading this book thinking it was just another one of those sage feel good books and as a female entrepreneur, with contracted help, I was not sure that what the authors... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sherill Calhoun