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Proven Psychological Strategies that Corporations Should Use to Maximize Peak Performance Among Employees!

Proven Psychological Strategies that Corporations Should Use to Maximize Peak Performance Among Employees!

Blog / Workplace Wellness

I have written extensively about how more and more companies are recognizing that putting health and wellness programs on board ultimately helps their bottom line by maximizing peak performance in employees.  Do you wonder why such programs are directly related to profits? Nearly One Million Employees Miss Work Each Day Because of Overwhelming Stress Lost hours due to absenteeism, reduced producti... Read More »

Behind the Scenes at the Olympics: Sports Psychologists and Positive Psychology

Behind the Scenes at the Olympics: Sports Psychologists and Positive Psychology

Applied Sports Psychology / Blog / Elite Athletes

I am so proud that my emerging field of “Sports Psychology” is always on display during the Olympics, as the US teams each have sport psychologists who specialize in their sport. Now, I apply the exact same techniques for sales, HR, and Financial Professionals.  The article below was written by psychologist, Rodney L. Lowman.  He says it better than I can. – Dr. Jack Singer Guest Post by Psy... Read More »

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Simple Secrets for Using the Power of Positive Affirmations to Supercharge Your Sales Success

Blog / Confidence / Sales Professionals / Self Improvement

Since Ruth Fishel published her classic book, “Change Almost Anything in 21 Days,” the power of using positive affirmations has gained much attention.  We now know from the rich research conducted in the field of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that our belief systems and the thoughts connected with them drive our success or failure. Much outcome research has been conducted with sales professio... Read More »

Smart Communication Tips for Creating a Healthy Workplace

Smart Communication Tips for Creating a Healthy Workplace

Blog / Workplace Wellness

In previous articles, I mentioned the ongoing research cited by the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Center for Organizational Excellence in embracing the principles of a “Psychologically Healthy Workplace.”  This is another piece of the Workplace Excellence puzzle—the role of smart communication in the design and implementation of healthy workplace practices. Smart Communication in the ... Read More »

Tips for Healthcare Professionals - 3 Keys to Preventing Burnout

Healthcare Professionals: 3 Keys to Preventing Burnout

Blog / Stress / Stress Management

We don’t often think about the extreme stress that medical practitioners endure while shouldering the tremendous responsibility for the lives of their patients. Burnout and early career termination are frequent occurrences among these professionals, whether they are doctors, nurses, mental health professionals, trauma first responders, EMS professionals or emergency room staff. Some of these medic... Read More »

2016 APA Work and Well-Being Survey Shows that We Still Have a Long Way to Go in Job Stress and Workplace Wellness

2016 APA Work and Well-Being Survey: Still a Long Way to Go in Workplace Wellness

Blog / Stress / Workplace Wellness

Every year the American Psychological Association conducts a survey to study stress, workplace wellness, and other critical factors among America’s workers. The 2016 survey was conducted in March and findings were released in June, so it’s time once again to examine the results of the APA Work and Well-Being Survey. The results show key areas where employers can improve their respective workplaces... Read More »

The Important Link Between Optimism and Sales Success

The Important Link Between Optimism and Sales Success

Blog / Confidence / Sales Professionals / Self Improvement

How do you explain unfortunate events to yourself, such as not getting the sale? Is the tone of your self-talk optimistic or pessimistic? As it turns out, the way you explain negative life events matters because there is a link between optimism and sales success. Based on over 1000 studies, we know that optimism has the power to boost your sales. Research on the link between optimism and sales beg... Read More »

How Stress Impacts Physical Health - Fight or Flight in the 21st Century

How Stress Impacts Physical Health: Fight or Flight in the 21st Century

Blog / Stress / Stress Management

In my last blog post over at Advising the Advisors, I talked about how stress forms. Although most people view stress as the result of specific negative events in their lives, stress is actually not formed by these events but rather how you interpret them. A negative event can trigger a series of negative thought patterns, and when you get caught in these tangents you, yourself, create your own st... Read More »

Psychologically Healthy Workplace

The Power of a Psychologically Healthy Workplace

Blog / Featured / Work-Life Balance / Workplace Wellness

For many years now, the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Center for Organizational Excellence has recognized companies across the U.S. that embody the principals of a “Psychologically Healthy Workplace.” For years, I’ve been involved in cutting-edge research on the specific ingredients that make up such workplaces.  All organizations should strive to embrace these characteristics, ... Read More »

Coach Your Sales Team Like a Pro Sports Coach – Part 3

Blog / Financial Advisors / Sales Professionals

GAME PLAN FOR SALES SUCCESS: Coach Your Sales Team Like a Pro Sports Coach Today is “Wednesday Workshop!” By Dr. Jack Singer Licensed Sport Psychologist Professional Sales Team Speaker/Trainer This is part 3 of a 5 part series. In my first two articles about a week long Game Plan for Sales Success, I discussed kicking the week off with “Magic Monday,” involving strategies to develop group cohesion... Read More »

Coach Your Sales Team Like a Pro Sports Coach – Part 2

Blog / Financial Advisors / Sales Professionals

In sales training, the closer the training simulates the exact situation in which the sales professional finds himself, the less mental and emotional distractions will hamper the ultimate sales approach. Read More »

Coach Your Sales Team Like a Pro Sports Coach – Part 1

Blog / Financial Advisors

Successful college and professional coaches have certainly perfected a game plan for practicing and finely tuning their team members’ skills. The exact same skills can be taught to sales teams, in order to maximize their ability to perform when it counts the most. Read More »

Stress Mastery Rx #12

Blog / Stress Mastery Rx Series

Do you find yourself rushing through life so much you forget to stop and smell the flowers? When we do that, we tend to stress more, enjoy less, and possibly put ourselves at risk for burnout. Read More »

Major Upsets Are Predictable in Sports

Blog / Elite Athletes

By Jack Singer, Ph.D. Licensed and Certified Sport Psychologist For the seventh time in NCAA tournament history — and the third time in the last two years — a 15-seed has defeated a 2-seed. Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) defeated Georgetown 78-68 in FGCU’s first-ever NCAA tournament game. And, they added to their resume by becoming the first 15th seed to get into the Sweet ... Read More »

Giving All Professional Psychologists a Bad Name!

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Because of the inappropriateness of Dr. Richard Samuels testing, thus invalidating his conclusions, plus the blurring of his objectivity by crossing the line between evaluating and treating, all of his testimony in the Jodi Arias trail should be disallowed. Read More »

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