Abridged Article: OD2.0

By Luis A. Marrero, M.A. RODP, LLP CEO Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose May 11, 2016 We are happy to offer this abridged format for those who requested a shorter version of OD2.0. Thanks to our readers from around the world for the overwhelming positive response to the longer version of this article. ~ Luis…

Second Wave Organization Development

By Luis A. Marrero, M.A. RODP, LLP CEO Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose May 1, 2016 “We increasingly understand that we need a very different model of humanity….” 2013 United Nations World Happiness Report We live in a time of paradoxes. On the one hand, there are emerging rich, dynamic and exciting trends in the…

The 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference

The 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference Spirituality, Self-Transcendence, & Second Wave Positive Psychology July 28-31, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada The premiere second wave positive psychology conference  across APA divisions & academic disciplines Embracing the dark side of life Empowering humanistic values Cultivating meaning, virtue & happiness Transcending suffering & terror Keynotes: A. Batthyany, W. S.…

The Role of Meanings in Individual, Group and Organizational Health and Productivity: Logoteleological Interventions

Reprint from the December 3, 2015 International Positive Psychology Association Work & Organization Division Newsletter Luis A. Marrero, MA, RODP, LLC  Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose Meaningful Purpose Psychology (MPP) or Logoteleology examines the meanings that successful people, groups, and organizations apply in order to thrive and succeed. This paper gives a brief explanation of…

Suffering in Meaningful Purpose Psychology

Reprint from The International Network for Personal Meaning Newsletter, November 2015 LUIS A. MARRERO, MA, RODP, LLP CEO, Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose; and Deputy Chairman, Board of Directors of the International Network for Personal Meaning Abstract Viktor Frankl (2006)[i] shared that “we can discover this meaning in life in three different ways: (1) by…

Monitoring and Improving the Impact of Your Leadership

© 2015. Luis A. Marrero, MA, RODP, LLP Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose October 21, 2015 How do you know you are making the right decisions and influencing others in a way that inspires genuine follower-ship? What can you do to avoid demanding compliance, which ultimately encourages disengagement? I offer two ideas. First, know what you…