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Don Sandel is the author of the brand-new book, Positive Mindshift!

He is also co-author of Play the Game.


Both are now available for purchase or download.

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Don Sandel is a dynamic speaker, facilitator and author linking happiness, optimism, and positivity to high performance.

Don Sandel
Author and keynote Speaker

Don is a dynamic presenter, a self-proclaimed pathological extrovert, and brings a fun and irreverent brand of humor to all his engagements.


Don Sandel is the founder of GoPositiv. He’s been leading talent development efforts for small and large organizations for the last few decades and has transitioned those skills and experiences into GoPositiv and now to books as well.


He began studying the brain and its effect on learning about a decade ago, discovered compelling and irrefutable research around positivity, “I researched how positivity impacted learning and development, literally enabled the brain to learn more effectively, and was immediately hooked!”

"Every relevant business metric goes
up when the brain is positive."
Shawn Achor, world-renowned happiness researcher, and best-selling author

business impact

A large non-profit experienced employee attrition drop from 
48% to 19%

as a result of program implementation


business impact

A pharma company business area saw engagement scores increase 4.3% to 7.9% on a 10 point scale following program implementation.

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Learn more about how Don can work with you and your team. Download the brochure to start a conversation with your team.



Has your business plateaued, or are you feeling stuck? Play the Game outlines 18 strategies from game-changing leaders and disruptors on how to break the cycle that stunts your business growth. Don has co-authored this book, so buy it today!

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Join the GoPositiv
Facebook Community Group


We've sought to change the idea that much of social media is negative and depressing. Join our group of like-minded people who share positivity and life-affirming posts almost on a daily basis.

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