It is all too easy to get focused on the negative in our professional lives. The problem is that negative focus, in particular if it influences how you think about yourself, can be quite detrimental. Here’s a bit of executive coaching on how to be more of an optimist and reap the benefits that come from it.
“Even though I was in favor of his promotion, now that he got it, I’m worried.”
“She is driving me insane. She thinks she knows all the answers. I don’t even know what she is thinking, she doesn’t know how to run this business. Hell, she doesn’t even know this industry. Plus, she’s not even in my chain of command.”