Leading Positive Performance
The research is clear. Positive environments are performance enhancers. They are characterized by higher productivity, fewer health problems and more resilient teams. Leaders who know how to cultivate positive emotion tap into an endless well of psychological capital – hope, optimism, confidence, resilience and belief – that has the power to keep people and teams innovating, creating value and more successful even in tough times.
Devin C. Hughes is a personal and organizational development aficionado, keynote speaker, author and frequent eclectic thinker. He is best known for his expertise in the science of happiness, organizational/cultural change and leadership development. He is an avid storyteller who has the unique ability to connect with audiences by inspiring them to be the change they wish to see in the world.
Devin has been consulting, training, speaking and writing about personal development and organizational change for the last decade. Devin's unique background and success story truly sets him apart from most professional speakers and guest lecturers. It's for this very reason that people come away from his keynotes entertained, inspired and motivated – but more importantly, with the practical, applicable, actionable tactics and strategies for acting on their inspiration and motivation. By the end of his talks, seminars and workshops, participants are equipped to deal with the day-to-day challenges they face.
Devin provides a framework for turning around the unmotivated, and lost with real world practical solutions. His talks and programs help to raise self-awareness and jump-start one's potential. He inspires people to achieve their personal and organizational goals faster by capitalizing on the power of the "Optimism, Positivity & Happiness". With a wealth of experience, he knows what it takes to generate meaningful change that will unite and inspire an organization.
Additionally, he has won multiple awards for his value creation approach to customer experiences in a variety of industries. He has accomplished these successes through a teaching orientation and providing non-experts with dynamic tools so they can succeed like experts. Devin received his BA from Colgate University. His website is http://www.devinchughes.com/ He is the author of four books: Contrast: A Biracial Man's Journey to Desegregate His Past, the comic, Self-Talk, Moon Patrol and Agents of Change. He lives in San Diego, CA with his wife and four daughters.