About the Founder – Bio


Margaret H. Greenberg, MAPP, PCC, CPCC

Margaret H. Greenberg is the coauthor of the bestselling business book, Profit from the Positive:  Proven Leadership Strategies to Boost Productivity and Transform Your Business*(McGraw-Hill), and a sought after executive coach and international speaker.  In 1997, after a fifteen year career in corporate Human Resources, she founded The Greenberg Group, a consulting firm dedicated to coaching business leaders and their teams to achieve more than they ever thought possible. A pioneer in the field of positive psychology, Greenberg also designs and leads workshops, webinars, and conferences for business audiences and is an expert on creating strengths-based organizations. She is certified in a number of self and 360 assessments including HBDI, Hogan, SEIP and Profilor and also leads a Certificate Program that is ranked among the Top 12 Positive Psychology Courses You Can Take Online. Some of her clients include Aetna, MassMutual, S & P Global, Unum, and Voya.  One of Margaret’s specialties is bringing tools from the new field of positive psychology to boost productivity in the workplace.

Her research, “Optimistic Managers and Their Influence on Team Productivity and Employee Engagement, continues to be a seminal piece in Zappos’ business case for happiness at work and her keynotes and workshops at Google and other companies, universities, and associations around the world have been met with enthusiastic response.

Margaret with Dana Arakawa & Dr. Seligman

Delivering on Happiness Model with Greenberg-Arakawa research







Margaret is also the “Positive Work” columnist for Live Happy Magazine, and blogs regularly for LinkedIn.  She’s been featured in the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Forbes Online, Entrepreneur Magazine,  Psychology Today, The Economic Times, Canada’s Globe and Mail, InPower Women, Talent Management Magazine, and Sirius XM Wharton Business Radio, among others.  She holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Hartford, a Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) from the University of Pennsylvania, and is recognized by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as a professional certified coach (PCC) and was trained in the Co-Active Coaching methodology. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Hartford in their Master of Organizational Psychology.

For more information, visit her book website, www.ProfitFromThePositive.com, and her LinkedIn profile.

Margaret & Senia - Mark Twain House Book Event