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.
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!”
Empowered by the neuroscience that supports positive psychology, Don created a program called Positive Performance for a large pharmaceutical company, to huge success. Not long after, he was presenting and keynoting at conferences around the globe.“This is a lifestyle dedicated to improving employee and organization performance through science!
"Every relevant business metric goes
up when the brain is positive."
Shawn Achor, world-renowned happiness researcher, and best-selling author
A large non-profit experienced employee attrition drop from
48% to 19%
as a result of program implementation
A pharma company business area saw engagement scores increase 4.3% to 7.9% on a 10 point scale following program implementation.
This was the best class to date that I have taken. I truly believe having a positive attitude in your life will help you both personally and professionally. Awesome experience!
Regional Sales Manager, Pharmaceutical, Florida
I recently had the pleasure of participating in the Positive Performance class facilitated by Don Sandel. This class has been one of the most useful learning experiences I have had in quite some time! What really makes this class worthwhile is learning the science behind positivity and happiness. I've applied many of the concepts to my professional and personal life. So helpful in leading my team and creating a more positive culture!
What a compelling experience! I walked in skeptical and left motivated to improve my performance simply by adjusting my mindset. What a pleasant surprise! Don was engaging, at times self-deprecating, but always thought provoking. I'd recommend this for anyone wishing to create an engaged workforce!
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We're leveraging the best of live, virtual, interactive platforms. Thousands of participants have learned how to shift to a positive mindset, increasing well-being and engagement for themselves, their teams, and their organizations.
Don has been thrilling audiences worldwide in multiple industries with his unique, positive message and rare stage presence. In a fun yet compelling way, Don highlights the latest research that demonstrates how a happy, optimistic, and positive mindset...
In our highly interactive and inspiring workshops, we’ll examine the research, take a fresh look at how the brain affects behavior and performance, teach you how to change bad habits, and develop an aggressive action plan to put these new skills into your work life.