As I learn that quote, written for Christine Porath’s new ebook Group, I instantly considered Wholebeing Institute and the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. Each organizations have been “doing one thing about it” for years—constantly stepping up in assist of constructing and bolstering thriving communities.
In her analysis on flourishing in organizations and thriving in group, Porath identifies vitality and studying as the 2 parts of thriving, and notes that every of those work in live performance with one another. Extremely energized group members spark vitality in others, whereas those that search new data and abilities open the door to the group’s potential for additional progress.
Each vitality and studying have been in proof final month on the Wholebeing Weekend, celebrating the “collective sparkle” arising from the WBI/JCC collaboration to beginning and develop the web Optimistic Psychology Hour. After two and a half years of digital programming, together with greater than 220 free webinars that reached an viewers of over 20,000, we got here collectively in particular person on the JCC for a program designed to ignite inspiration, additional connection, and broaden assets.
A spotlight for me was the awarding of the WBI Group Connector award to Caroline Kohles, Director of Wellness on the JCC and the host for the webinar sequence. Caroline is an exemplar of each studying and vitality! Listed here are a number of further highlights and themes from the weekend.