Caroline Adams Miller and Goal Setting

Caroline Adams Miller is a leading researcher and practitioner in the fields of grit, goal setting, happiness and success. She was also part of the first ever class of the Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, meeting the leaders in the field of positive psychology, such as Martin Seligman, Christopher Peterson, Angela Duckworth, Sonja Lyubomirsky and Barbara Fredrickson.

In this short video, Caroline discusses the science of goal setting, connecting it with the science of happiness. She gives an overview of some of the key components of goal setting, whilst also talking about her upcoming book, Authentic Grit, which combines the latest research into how grit relates to thriving and provides a step-by step process to enable people to develop their grit.

Full video on goal setting

If you would like to learn more about goal setting and to see the full video, where Caroline goes into more detail on the science of goal setting, please head over to Positive Psychology Learning.


Authentic Grit FREE giveaway!

Caroline has been incredibly generous in allowing The Positive Psychology People the opportunity to offer a free PDF copy of the first chapter of her upcoming book, Authentic Grit, before it has even been released. To take advantage of this fantastic offer to read her inspiring work before anyone else, click here.



Michelle McQuaid – Strengths and Leadership

Michelle McQuaid is a best selling author, MAPP graduate and is currently completing her PhD in Appreciative Inquiry under the supervision of the renowned Professor David Cooperrider. She is also a leading positive psychology researcher and practitioner in the fields of strengths and workplace wellbeing.

In this video below, Michelle discusses how strengths and leadership can be important to help a workplace to thrive and for employees to consistently flourish. She talks about simple ways that leaders can help their employees to perform at their best on a more regular basis.


Free Strengths Challenge!

Michelle is going to be running her successful Strengths Challenge, which is a one week challenge to spend just 11 minutes each day using your strengths, in order to make a difference in your life. This is an enlightening and enjoyable curse that can have many positive impacts on different areas of your life, for example at work, in relationships and your personal development. Are you up to the challenge? If so, you can sign up for free here.


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