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Positive Intelligence: introduction

You can improve yourself, but quickly go back to old habits. Do you recognize this? And why is this possible? And why do nagging fears and insecurities keep popping up? The answer is: sabotage. There are all kinds of hidden saboteurs in everyone. With the New York Times bestselling book Positive Intelligence, you'll learn how to weaken your inner saboteurs and strengthen your motivators. This book helps you to: → Identify and conquer your top Saboteurs; → Measure the Positive Intelligence score (PQ) for yourself or your team; → Develop new brain "muscles," and access 5 untapped powers with energizing mental "power games." → Apply PQ tools and techniques to increase both performance and fulfillment.
Shirzad Chamine_book cover
Het originele Engelstalige boek

Positive Intelligence Podcast

This podcast is about the book Positive Intelligence, PQ. Also a method developed by the American author Shirzad Chamine. In his NYT bestselling book Chamine describes how you can achieve long-term improvements in your performance and increase your sense of happiness. With a greater positive intelligence, you feel better and you perform better.
In this podcast we share some insights from this book.

Presentation Nienke Verhoeven
Guests Anke Baak, Vice president Customised Solutions at Schouten & Nelissen, and certified PQ Coach & Marcel Thierry, Lead Consultant at Schouten & Nelissen and certified PQ Coach
Production The Podcast Producent

Which Saboteurs are undermining you? Do the test.

To be able to weaken your saboteurs it helps to have insight
which saboteurs have the upper hand in you.
In this way you can recognize, name and observe them.
And by making them visible, they lose more and more power.
Take the test here (in English only) and discover your biggest saboteurs.

What is your mental fitness? Test your PQ score

PQ stands for Positive Intelligence Quotient.
Your PQ is your positive intelligence score, expressed as a percentage from 0 to 100. It is the percentage of the time your brain acts as your friend rather than your enemy; so the time your brain helps you instead of sabotaging you.
For example, a PQ of 75 means your brain is helpful about 75 percent of the time and sabotaging about 25 percent of the time (the moments when your brain is in neutral we don't count). 

Research shows that a PQ score of 75 is a crucial tipping point.
Above that score your brain usually knows how to inspire you, below it you are constantly dragged down by your inner dynamics. Of all individuals and teams, 80 percent score below this crucial PQ tipping point. That is why that 80 percent experience less success and happiness than is possible. 
Measure your Mental Fitness, your PQ score here