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Feb 2

GIODN Speaker – Making theory interesting: Writing books people enjoy reading with Sarah Lewis

February 2, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

GIODN is pleased to welcome author Sarah Lewis to share with us her insights on publishing in a competitive field. Sarah has published five very different books in the field of positive psychology and organizational development. In this session she will describe the different processes behind writing each book. It is hoped the session, which will include readings and small and large group discussions, will stimulate lively discussion about the challenges and pleasures of putting pen to paper to pass on our knowledge.

Sarah Lewis Bio

Sarah Lewis is a chartered organizational psychologist and a dialogic organizational development practitioner. She is an Associated Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Principal and Founder Member of the Association of Business Psychologists. She is an established author in the field and lectures at post-graduate level in Singapore and the UK. Sarah was one of the first people in the UK to be trained in appreciative inquiry and to pick up on positive psychology. She works with organizations both commercial and not for profit to achieve effective, sustainable, positive change throughout Europe and further afield. Sarah runs her own consulting business Appreciating Change, and hosts The Positive Psychology Shop, a source of development resources. She is a regular conference speaker at national and international conferences.

The books: titles and links

Appreciative Inquiry for change management

Positive Psychology at work

Positive Psychology and change

Positive Psychology in business

Co-creating planning teams for dialogic OD

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