18 min

The Power of Bad Fast Track: Career conversations with Margie Hartley

    • Business

How often have you focused on the bad feedback in a conversation, when in fact there was plenty of good news in there too? How often have you immediately looked at what’s wrong rather than what’s strong about yourself? It turns out this is a human characteristic that is universal and more common than not, so how do we use this negativity bias for good, to help us live more effective working lives? Margie Hartley speaks with Dr Roy Baumeister, Professor of Psychology at University of Queensland to discuss his ground breaking research and insights into the 'Power of Bad.'

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How often have you focused on the bad feedback in a conversation, when in fact there was plenty of good news in there too? How often have you immediately looked at what’s wrong rather than what’s strong about yourself? It turns out this is a human characteristic that is universal and more common than not, so how do we use this negativity bias for good, to help us live more effective working lives? Margie Hartley speaks with Dr Roy Baumeister, Professor of Psychology at University of Queensland to discuss his ground breaking research and insights into the 'Power of Bad.'

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

18 min

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