How Business Really Works: Developing Positive Leadership Skills with Sue Langley

Published Monday, 27 February 2017

On today’s podcast you’ll explore a roadmap for developing positive leadership underpinned by positive psychology, how leaders can become positive energizers and catalysts for organisational change and strategies leaders can employ to create a positive culture and thriving performance in individuals, teams and the whole organisation with our host Michael Schoettler and his guest Sue Langley.

Sue Langley is a speaker, master trainer, global business consultant, researcher and leading advisor on the practical workplace applications of neuroscience, emotional intelligence and positive psychology.

Since founding the Langley Group of companies in 2002, she has used her gift for synthesising science into simple, practical tools anyone can use to teach thousands of business leaders, HR professionals and consultants how to harness the brain’s potential, create positive workplaces and be more intelligent about emotions. Sue works with top organisations such as Oracle, Schneider Electric and Wesfarmers to build positive workplace cultures, emotionally intelligent leaders and high performing teams. Recognised for her knowledge and expertise in measuring and developing emotional intelligence, strengths and neuroleadership capabilities, she certifies other consultants and psychologists in Australia and internationally.

Sue is the first person to earn a Master in Neuroscience of Leadership and is the creator of the world’s first government accredited Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing. She holds a BA in Psychology and Management from Monash and has studied positive psychology at Harvard. Sue was the emotional intelligence expert in the hit ABC TV series Redesign My Brain, broadcast on the Science Channel in the US as Hack My Brain, and has appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian and ABC radio. Author of “Positive Relationships at Work” in Positive Relationships by Sue Roffey (Springer 2012), Sue has also written two children’s books based on positive psychology. She is a Director of Growing Great Schools and the Langley Group Institute, and an affiliate of the Australian Psychological Association and the International Positive Psychology Association. She chairs conferences and presents her work and research internationally.

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