Recent research conducted at the Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland, confirm positive relationships between mindfulness and character strengths. This adds to the fact that numerous studies confirm the robust relationships between well-being and mindfulness or character strengths, respectively. Subscribe to our newsletter. Positive psychology is interested in investigating how communities and individuals can.. read more →

In the previous post I shared my views on how mindfulness and coaching support the development of the Perspective character strength. In this post I am exploring how important is for performance and well-being to wisely develop Social Intelligence. Subscribe to our newsletter Social intelligence, also called emotional and personal intelligence, or hot intelligence, is.. read more →

In the previous post I introduced the Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice (MBSP) Program developed by Dr. Ryan M. Niemiec at the VIA Institute on Character. MBSP has been piloted in several countries since 2014 with proven positive results and is now offered for the first time in Switzerland. In this post I explain how mindfulness and.. read more →

Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice (MBSP) is a new program developed by the VIA Institute on Character that brings together the latest science of mindfulness and character strengths into a practical learning experience to help people flourish by getting in conscious contact with their inner strengths (e.g., social intelligence, leadership, teamwork, creativity, honesty, bravery, perspective, etc.). Subscribe.. read more →

In the previous post of this series about Project Manager Competence Development we introduced the PMI, Project Management Institute’s (2007), Project Manager Competency Development (PMCD) Framework – Second Edition. In this post we will explain why coaching makes a difference when developing project manager competence. Evidence shows that a majority of projects fail or are.. read more →