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Great Days at Work

Great Days at Work

How Positive Psychology can Transform Your Working Life

Suzanne Hazelton

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Apply cutting-edge insights from the science of positive psychology to enable you to become more enthusiastic at work, feel more positive and work more effectively with others. Have a great day at work, every day!

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About the book

Great Days at Work will enable you to become more enthusiastic at work, feel more positive and work more effectively with others. Drawing on the latest insights from positive psychology, and based on hard business results, it outlines the practical day-to-day changes you can make immediately for instant benefit, as well as helping you develop a longer term strategy that means you'll get more out of work. This easily applicable book reveals how to develop an effective perspective on time, embed productive new habits, gain a clear sense of self and build better working relationships. As a result you will make a bigger contribution to your organization, as well as feel more engaged, satisfied and in control of your own work and career. Discover how to have a great day at work, every day!

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: The great days framework;
  • Section - ONE: Take control of now;
    • Chapter - 02: Change – adapt to thrive;
    • Chapter - 03: Personal responsibility and choice – cutting your own path;
  • Section - TWO: Create a better future;
    • Chapter - 04: Vision – the first step in bringing your desired future into reality;
  • Section - THREE: Power tools for a better work life;
    • Chapter - 05: Time travel – time perspectives to increase your well-being;
    • Chapter - 06: Emotions at work – focusing on useful emotions;
    • Chapter - 07: Goals – the engine room powering success;
    • Chapter - 08: Working habits – creating habits that support you;
    • Chapter - 09: Self-mastery – maximizing your well-being and overcoming obstacles;
  • Section - FOUR: The art and science of communications;
    • Chapter - 10: Working with others;
    • Chapter - 11: High-performing teams;
    • Chapter - 12: Negotiation


A fantastic book for business owners that are looking to improve their happiness at work, implement some positive psychology and promote a generally positive environment for their employees.
Start Your Business

Practical tips for increasing the likelihood of having great days at work.
Marie Claire

This book will be of interest to those who are experiencing stress or negativity at work and who are looking for tools to combat it.
Frank Dillon, The Irish Times

This book oozes positivity and really makes you re-evaluate you own attitudes and mind set. It is well written and gives information about online exercises that help you to assess your progress throughout. I would recommend this book to anyone, but as a trainer I think it was invaluable.
Claire Osgood, TrainingZone

Presents strategies to assist workers in improving their effectiveness and satisfaction on the job. Although Hazelton focuses on techniques for individual growth and development, she also explores the implications of positive psychology on improved teamwork. Many of her solutions for individuals call for changing job settings, exploring new activities, and developing more positive communications techniques. The book's strength is in its breadth and practicality. Summing Up: Recommended.
E.G. Ferris, Goodwin College, CHOICE

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749469238
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd July 2013
  • Paperback
  • Format: 217x139
  • 272 pages

About the Author

Suzanne Hazelton runs her own coaching, training and consultancy business working with people and organizations to help them thrive. Previously she worked at IBM, specializing in the development and delivery of personal development training courses to both professionals and trainers. Suzanne is a practitioner in Transactional Analysis, NLP, positive psychology, Myers-Briggs and Firo-B and has trained or coached more than 3500 people. In her spare time she is a volunteer with the charity Action for Happiness.

Suzanne Hazelton