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Lead Positive: What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say, and Do

Author: Kathryn D. Cramer
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, 2014
June 17 2014
Private Event

Make sure to read the Fast Company article,
"Sorry, Not Sorry--Why Women Need to Stop Apologizing for Everything"!


About the Author - Kathryn D. Cramer, Ph.D., is passionate about possibilities and potential. She created and has dedicated her life to asset-based thinking (ABT), a way of looking at the world that helps leaders, influencers, and their teams make small shifts in thinking to produce extraordinary impact.

As a business consultant, she has worked with clients such as DuPont, Prudential Real Estate, Starbucks, and Microsoft, as well as many educational and nonprofit organizations. Cramer, a psychologist, has written nine books, including the best-selling Change the Way You See Everything, which started the ABT global movement.

Kathryn won an Emmy for her film Stress: A Personal Challenge, and was twice featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show. She believes in big thinking, the power of presence, and laughter as the great elixir.

About the Book - How to implement effecitve, magnetic leadership by applying asset-based thinking and shifting your mindset from the negative to the positive

Lead Positive takes the fundamentals of Asset-Based Thinking (ABT) and turns them into a playbook for successful leadership. ABT is a simple mindset management process that shows people how to make small shifts in perception and thinking to achieve great results. Cramer shows leaders how to apply ABT to shift their attention away from what is negative and learn to intentionally shine the spotlight on the positive, beneficial facts of a situation. As they make this mental shift from negative to positive aspects, they improve their optimism, empathy, and confidence. When their mindset zooms in on what is strong, valuable, and possible, what they say and do is far more likely to inspire others to action. In short, ABT helps leaders shift internally so they can excel externally. Lead Positive weaves neuroscience and positive psychology to create effective leadership strategies.