Thursday, December 29, 2011

Positive Thinking Will Help You In The Workplace


Do you know the expression, "You are what you think"?  Did you ever read the book, The Power of Positive Thinking?  Positive thinking and attitude can change and improve our lives so we can be successful and happier.    So, if positive thinking can turn our lives around in a positive way, then, the opposite holds true if we think negatively.  I often wonder why so many of us focus on the negative aspects of ourselves and seem to forget all of our good traits and qualities.  Do you do this?  

I'm no expert on this subject but I can tell you this; it takes just as much energy to think positively as it does to think negatively.  Actually, it probably takes more energy to be negative.  When you're in job search mode, it's important to remain positive.  No one wants to hire someone who seems downbeat.   The same holds true if you're currently employed.  If you're concerned about job security, it certainly doesn't help if you carry around a negative attitude.  When it comes to layoffs, the person who appears unhappy might be the first to be let go.

CAREER TIP:

Do whatever it takes to feel positive about yourself particularly before you have an interview.  Meditate, read affirmation cards, do creative visualization, anything that floats your boat to feel good.  Then go out and knock 'em dead! 

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist see the opportunity in every difficulty"
~ Winston Churchill


"Good Night, And Good Luck"

Laura Rivchun

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