Michelle Gielan on Communicating Solutions

Michelle Gielan on Communicating Solutions


When you present someone with problems that they can solve and potential solutions, their happiness and creative problem-solving abilities increase. In this video, Michelle Gielan talks about getting the brain to focus on success and solutions by sharing news in a way that empowers people and moves them forward in a positive direction. Using stories from her background in broadcast journalism, she lays out a compelling case for the power of positivity. She gives examples of groundbreaking research suggesting that productivity and problem solving abilities skyrocket when teams are surrounded by happiness, and how everybody can apply this philosophy into their life with great success. Watch this powerful video above. 

Michelle Gielan, national CBS News anchor turned positive psychology researcher, is the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness. She speaks to Fortune 500 companies, schools and organizations about the power of positive communication to drive success and fuel happiness. Michelle is the Founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research and is partnered with Arianna Huffington to study how transformative stories fuel success. She is an Executive Producer of “The Happiness Advantage” special on PBS and a featured professor in Oprah’s Happiness course. Michelle holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, and her research and advice have received attention from The New York Times, Washington Post, FORBES, CNN, Fox, and Harvard Business Review

Founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research

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Michelle Gielan is an expert on the science of happiness and human potential. With her overly positive attitude, she founded the Institute for Applied Positive Research where she spends her time researching the link between a positive attitude and a successful business.