When I set out to write my master’s thesis, I didn’t realize I would discover a diet. It’s not really a weight-reduction plan though. More of a communication diet.
What do constructive journalism, positive psychology and employee engagement have in common? Future-oriented conversations. These kinds of conversations are led by a future-oriented line of questioning or future-focused feedback. They lead to better understanding and are proven to get the best results out of situations and individuals.
How do these future-oriented conversations look like? What kinds of questions dominate them?
“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” – Oscar Wilde As I pick up my latest issue of Positive News, I thought of the phrase, “you are what you read.” We were trying to win Pandemic Legacy’s November with friends last
Images of full rubber boats crossing the Mediterranean, crowds rushing barb-wired fences and crammed trains easily dominated European news in 2015. In that year, short of a million migrants made their way into the continent. Soon after, debates of closing borders ensued. Surely, we cannot take them all in just like that? Europe, the land
Since constructive journalism is an emerging domain, not much is written about it. During my preliminary research, I found two books published about the subject, both by journalists from Denmark where it started growing roots: Constructive News (2014) by Ulrik Haagerup and From Mirrors to Movers by Cathrine Gyldensted. Haagerup is the Executive Director of