PsyCap - Fred Luthans
Psychological Capital (PsyCap) is a higher order concept made up of four constructs that contribute to viewing the world through a positive lens. These constructs are hope, efficacy (confidence), resiliency and optimism (HERO). Fred Luthans, one of the originators of this theory, is interviewed in the brief video I selected for a bite-sized PsyCap TED ED lesson.
Click here to take my TED ED lesson on A Brief Introduction to PsyCap interview with Fred Luthans.
PsyCap - Bruce Avolio
In this interview Bruce Avolio, another member of the research team that developed PsyCap, discusses the term 'capital' and tells us how his team arrived at the 4 dimensions of PsyCap.