Tag Archive: positive leadership

10 Ways to Enjoy Work Now

You spend much of life working. Enjoy work so you can enjoy life. Enjoy work or hate life. 10 ways to enjoy work: #1. Don’t work. One of the best ways to enjoy… Continue reading

The Positive Value of Negative Emotions

Pretending everything is great is stupid. Everything is never great. Positivity that excludes negativity is illusion. You flounder when you deny reality. The positive value of negative emotions is the ability to thrive… Continue reading

Dear Dan: I Feel Burn-Out Because Administration Promotes Unqualified People

Dear Dan, First, I really enjoy your leadership tweets. Second, I’m currently at a job, where the administration seems to be promoting ‘yes men’ and not qualified people to supervisors. Not leaders. This… Continue reading

The Gift of Negativity: What We Gain By Faultfinding, Nitpicking, and Naysaying

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

Would you like to Change Direction? How Attention Determines Direction

You can’t control negative thoughts that pop into your head. You can’t stop thinking about problems, past offenses, failures, or disappointments by trying not to think about them. Tell yourself to stop thinking… Continue reading

Why Leaders Don’t Think Straight

Ruminating on what’s wrong exaggerates the importance of wrong. “Nothing is as important as you think it is, while you’re thinking about it.” Daniel Kahneman Unmanaged thinking distorts reality. In a world filled… Continue reading