Negativity comforts defeat. Defeatists get it right eventually. Bad stuff happens. Small problems escalate into crisis. Predicting troubles is useful, but it doesn’t fuel success. Greatness includes self-confidence. Wallowing is defeat. Negativity: Leaders… Continue reading
It’s natural to obsess over one bad thing and forget many good things.
Life is better than it seems for negative people.
How to escape the small box that negative thoughts creates.
When someone has a bad attitude, we say their attitude stinks. What if you literally smelled like a skunk when you had a bad attitude? Ellysan, one of our granddaughters, couldn’t pronounce skunk.… Continue reading
Painful experiences teach you to protect yourself. The tools of self-protection are faultfinding, nitpicking, naysaying, and quibbling. Experience gives birth to protective negativity. The birth of negativity: “If a cat sits on a… Continue reading
Save-the-day leaders weaken others but delay is dangerous. People problems that hang-on are like dripping faucets. Delay escalates irritation. On the other hand, solutions-now seldom work; people need time. The challenge of delay… Continue reading