Your Attitude Makes The Difference

Here is what I have found out. My having a positive attitude makes a lot of difference on how my day turns out. And this will in turn improve my chances of success of my business. How about you?

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Nothing can stop the man or woman with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man or woman with the wrong mental attitude. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Have you noticed the effect your attitude and mood has on your colleagues at work? While we hope it is never the case, everyone has bad days. From the moment you get out of bed, it can feel like the entire universe is against you. If you are in a bad mood, your staff will be on edge, productivity can decrease and the stress of the day may increase.
Leadership begins with a positive attitude; it is therefore your responsibility as leader to keep your attitude in check. Keeping things in perspective can improve your attitude and your business.

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How we look at life colours everything we do. That is why improving your attitude is an important step in your professional and personal development. It can lead to a change in your leadership style, and that can alter your entire business operation.

For example, when you are sitting in that slow moving  traffic, you have a choice: you can rage and stew over how bad the situation is, or you can remain calm and use that time to mentally go over what you’ve got scheduled for the day.

After being caught up in traffic a few times, I have learnt to use the time to mentally reschedule my day, listen to music or catch up on my audio books. Since there is nothing I can do about the traffic, there is a lot I can do to alter my mood and start my day at work with a positive outlook.


What do you do when you get caught up in unexpected delay?