Management Consulting Approach

Positive Organizational Scholarship

Clients & Associates


For businesses to thrive in the modern world a new focus is needed. Traditional approaches focus on areas that are unprofitable, inefficient, ineffective, unethical, or non-compliant. Focusing on areas of deficit to render improvements for business can only improve the business to a certain extent. To unleash potential, organizations should focus on its strengths and the things that it does well, in addition to its areas of deficits. The 1ExtraordinaryLife approach to consulting helps organizations to thrive in business and rise above competition by introducing a new paradigm, one where organizations are not just profitable, but abundant; where they are not just efficient, effective, and coping, but they are excellent, extraordinary and resilient. Such performance and outcomes are realized when organizations are able to not just improve what is wrong, but also fully capitalize on what is right. We help organizations discover what it means to focus on its strengths.

Consulting using Positive Organization Scholarship (POS), the application of positive psychology to organizations allows for organizations to thrive in a manner that unlocks what is right. Some areas that successful organizations consider include:

  • Positive Leadership - Leaders seen as enablers of positive change as opposed to just drivers of performance
  • Positive Change - Change is inevitable, learn to harness and invite positive results by embracing change
  • Positive Meaning - Aligning employee and organizational mission, values and priorities
  • Positive Connections - Revitalizing the social energy in the organization for the benefit of all
  • Positive Emotions - Generating an environment of optimism and hope vs one that focuses on what is wrong

Our proprietary methodology includes a gradual approach to embedding the principles of a thriving organization into its culture. This includes but is not limited to scientifically based interventions, training, coaching and mentorship specifically tailored to the leadership of the organization and also for the operational level employees. We offer solutions that help organizations operationalize actions based on internal surveys and people analytics to increase outcomes such as engagement, leadership, and overall performance.