August 19, 2020

Thrive in Trying Times Teach-Out Videos

Positive Emotional Culture: Choosing Helper Feelings

Mandy O’Neill, an Associate Professor of Management at George Mason University, encourages us to consider the many emotions that can describe culture – more than 135 unique emotions! Of these many emotions, 40-50% are positive. But it’s easy, especially during crises, for negative emotions to rise to the top of our minds. If we can look for helper or amplifier emotions to counter these negative emotions, we can help change our own experience.

This video is part of a series produced for the Thrive in Trying Times Teach-Out. Learn more about the teach-out and watch other videos here.