The Elements of Positive Psychology with Dr. Chris Maxwell
"Authentic happiness derives from raising the bar for yourself, not rating yourself against others." - Martin Seligman
Live your best life by identifying your unique leadership strengths.
Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The field is founded on the belief that people want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, to cultivate what is best within themselves, and to enhance their experiences of love, work, and play. In this eLearning seminar, Dr. Chris Maxwell explains how to identify your signature strengths, positive interventions and how to apply positive psychology in day-to-day living. He will also share some powerful exercises that can help put this theory into practice.With these tools and practices you can have stronger relationships, find more engagement in your work, and lead a happier, and more fulfilling life.
This course includes:
- A video presentation
- Audio recording
- Workbook with seminar overview, note-taking guide, questions for reflection and additional resources
- 10-question quiz to test your learning (optional)
*Quiz is graded. Learners have two tries and must receive 80% to pass. Once you pass you will receive a certificate of completion via email. This certificate can be used for continued education credits or reimbursement should your employer or organization award agree to do so.
Chris Maxwell is a Senior Fellow, Center for Leadership and Change Management, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Chris previously taught “Leadership and Communication in Groups” at the Wharton School and directed a wide variety of domestic and international leadership development programs in remote areas of North America, Mexico, Patagonia, Peru, Quebec, and Iceland. His programs in the U.S. included leadership exchanges with the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the Trauma Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Chris holds two graduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (Governmental Administration and Applied Positive Psychology) and earned a PhD in Public Administration from Penn State. His work has been published in the Wharton Leadership Digest, Organization Management Journal, European Business Review, Journal of Surgical Education, and the American Journal of Public Health