Whatever it is you’re doing to cope with the constant new normal of these uncertain times as we barrel into the holiday season, we hope it is healthy but even if it’s not, we’re glad you’re finding a way to apply some positivity to your life. To help you do just that, we have brought on author of three books and positive psychologist, Nico Rose, who holds a doctoral degree in business administration. He´s also a graduate of the MAPP program at University of Pennsylvania.
Nico is a full professor of organizational psychology at International School of Management (ISM), Dortmund, one of Germany´s premier Business Schools. Prior to that, he served as the Vice President Employer Branding & Talent Acquisition at Bertelsmann, Europe´s largest media corporation. He is a frequent interview partner on human resources and leadership topics in newspapers, professional magazines, and online publications. Nico is also a regular keynote speaker at corporate events and conventions on leadership, coaching, and human resources. He lives in Hamm/Germany with his wife Ina, two children, and two cats.
2:39 Nico shares how he got started in the field of positive psychology
7:25 We dive into the misunderstandings of positive psychology
12:03 Nico explains post traumatic growth and the five points used to identify it
17:50 Nico shares the results of his survey during the corona crisis and the role gratitude plays in post traumatic growth
20:33 We dive deeper into the power of gratitude
22:59 Shelley shares about her dissertation on gratitude
25:52 Nico shares his top recommendations for specific behaviors we can adapt into our lives and routines right now
34:22 The conversation switches gears to talk about organizational leadership and Nico explains his CAARMA Method and how it assesses people’s overall meaning and purpose at work
45:35 Nico shares the scientific finding in positive psychology that has intrigued him the most
49:18 Where you can find Nico