Author Archives: Bill Durkin

Bill Durkin

About Bill Durkin

Bill Durkin, CSP, President and Founder of One Positive Place, is an international speaker, consultant and coach. For 25 years, Bill has been helping leaders build positive relationships and create meaningful results. His unique and positive approach has influenced over 40,000 leaders throughout the United States, Canada, England, South America, Spain and Africa.

Improving Results

As I mentioned, in the late 70s I wanted to work for W. Clement Stone. I was a big believer in his Positive Mental Attitude (PMA) philosophy and felt he would be the ideal mentor for me. I found out … Continue reading

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Building Relationship Skills

Whether you’re unemployed, under-employed or fully engaged in meaningful work, you’re in the business of relationships.  I’ve had the opportunity to coach leaders all over the world and I’ve come to a conclusion – no matter what you do for a … Continue reading

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Authentic Happiness at Work (Job Box)

I had the opportunity to work with Marty Seligman when he first introduced the concept of Positive Psychology. The aim of Positive psychology is to change the focus of psychology from a preoccupation only with repairing the worst things in … Continue reading

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Good Grief

I had the good fortune of working for W. Clement Stone in the early 80’s. Mr. Stone was the founder of Combined Insurance and the Author of Success Through A Positive Mental Attitude. He started his business with $100 and … Continue reading

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Why Work?

Over the last 25 years I have had many meetings with individuals looking for work. I listen closely as each person shares the story behind their resume. I ride along as they take me on a journey of all the jobs … Continue reading

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