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In this presentation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Teri McKeever explains why gratitude is good for athletes, and how she has tried to foster it as a swim coach.

Videos and Podcasts: Gratitude is Good for Athletes

By Teri McKeever | March 26, 2015

In this presentation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Teri McKeever explains why gratitude is good for athletes, and how she has tried to foster it as a swim coach.

 
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015, 296 pages.

Articles: How Meditation Can Change Business

By Jill Suttie | March 17, 2015

A new book argues that mindfulness promises to transform workplaces from the inside out.

 
Harvard Business Review, 2015, 247 pages

Articles: Stopping the Distraction Epidemic

By Jill Suttie | March 13, 2015

A new book explains why we get so distracted at work—and how we can become more focused and productive.

 
This essay is adapted from the introduction to Sustainable Happiness: Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference (Berrett Koehler, 2015).

Articles: Where Can We Find Sustainable Happiness?

By Sarah van Gelder | March 12, 2015

Our society has become addicted to short-term happiness. But there's a better way, argues Sarah van Gelder.

 
Niki Lustig, a leader of the Learning and Organizational Development team at Twitter.

Articles: Can Higher Purpose Help Your Team Survive and Thrive?

By Brad Wolfe | March 10, 2015

A conversation with Twitter’s Niki Lustig about how the social media giant fosters a sense of purpose among their employees.

 
Perigree, 2014, 352 pages

Articles: What Makes a Great Workplace?

By Jill Suttie | February 25, 2015

A new book applies science to figuring out how to build a place where people actually look forward to work.

 

Articles: How to Build Trust in Schools

By Vicki Zakrzewski | February 19, 2015

Education reform efforts often undermine trust in schools, but research points to another way.

 

Articles: How to Increase Compassion at Work

By Jill Suttie | February 16, 2015

A new program tries to help business leaders to identify and alleviate suffering in the workplace.

 
2015, Ballantine Books, 320 pages

Articles: How Christine Carter Got Her Groove Back

By Jill Suttie | February 6, 2015

A new book by long-time Greater Good contributor Christine Carter provides tips for finding balance in your life.

 
Tris in the film version of Divergent

Articles: Want Success and Happiness? Be Divergent, Not Perfect

By Christine Carter | January 19, 2015

True happiness and satisfaction are found in balance, says Christine Carter, not in the unyielding pursuit of an impossible ideal.

 
R2014, Current, 219 pages

Articles: Can Positive Thinking Really Make Dreams Come True?

By Jill Suttie | December 17, 2014

A new book says we can't ask more of our fantasies than they can give us.

 

Articles: Three Benefits To Mindfulness at Work

By Jeremy Adam Smith | November 17, 2014

Four new studies point toward three benefits to cultivating moment-to-moment awareness in the workplace.

 
In this presentation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Chris Murchison describes his efforts to create an organizational culture at HopeLab that values learning, innovation, and the well-being of its employees.

Videos and Podcasts: Cultivating Gratitude in the Workplace

By Chris Murchison | October 6, 2014

In this presentation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Chris Murchison describes his efforts to create an organizational culture at HopeLab that values learning, innovation, and the well-being of its employees.

 
Joshua Wolf Shenk

Articles: The Social Artist

By Jill Suttie | September 23, 2014

A new book argues that creativity can be—and often is—a social endeavor, rather than the work of a lone genius.

 
Rhonda Magee speaks at the GGSC's  “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference on March 8, 2013.

Articles: Mindful Lawyering

By Sara Tollefson | July 28, 2014

Law professor Rhonda Magee explains how mindfulness can benefit lawyers, their clients—and, perhaps, society at large.

 

Articles: Can Self-Compassion Overcome Procrastination?

By Linda Graham | July 16, 2014

Putting something off can trigger a downward negative spiral. But a recent study suggests that being kind to yourself can help you achieve your goals.

 

Articles: Can Mindful Managers Make Happier Employees?

By Hooria Jazaieri | June 30, 2014

Want more productive and satisfied employees? A new study suggests that companies should consider mindfulness training for managers.

 

Articles: Can Mindfulness Enhance Job Performance?

By Emily Nauman | March 31, 2014

It's Mindful Monday! A new study finds that mindfulness helps workers succeed in fast-paced, ever-changing environments like restaurants.

 

Articles: Can Mindfulness Help Stop Health Worker Burnout?

By Emily Nauman | March 17, 2014

Two new studies investigate how mindfulness can reduce depression and exhaustion among doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals—and get mixed results.

 
The GGSC's coverage of gratitude is sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation as part of our Expanding Gratitude project.

Articles: What Does a Grateful Organization Look Like?

By Emily Nauman | February 26, 2014

Our analysis of Greater Good quiz results reveals how readers see and experience gratitude in their organizations.

 

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