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Positive Deviance

How to Make Most Any Bad Situation Better

Kare Anderson | Posted 07.20.2016 | Impact
Kare Anderson

Finding the things you're doing right, as an individual or a team, and figuring out how to do them more often, together is considerably more pleasant and likely to succeed than feeling guilty for what you're doing badly and attempting to stop it.

Making Paid Leave Big Enough to Matter and Small Enough to Achieve

Shifra Bronznick | Posted 05.22.2016 | Impact
Shifra Bronznick

The spate of high-profile voices making the case for paid leave is generating awareness, but what will move people to action? In our work, which focuses on advancing women into leadership in the Jewish non-profit sector, we've discovered how to motivate leaders to adopt paid leave.

Positively Deviant School Reform?

Sam Chaltain | Posted 08.27.2014 | Education
Sam Chaltain

If you had six months, little to no resources, and a clear mandate to solve a chronic country-wide problem -- what would you do? As someone who cares deeply about American public education, I believe a certain approach could yield great returns.

Big Data With a Personal Touch: The Convergence of Predictive Analytics and Positive Deviance

Cole Zanetti, DO | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Cole Zanetti, DO

Background Over the last few years, the triple aim has taken center stage in health care. Through more effective identification of individuals at high...

Make Solutions, Not Problems

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business
Marian Salzman

It's hard to find people who think negativity is a good thing. But if negativity is bad, why is there so much of it? Why is it so popular? There's growing evidence that our interest in negativity isn't just a nasty habit created by media and politicians; it's part of the way our brains work.