Number of pages: 144
BBB Library: Communication, Psychology and Strengths
Think of your attitude as the mental filter through which you experience the world. Some people see the world through the filter of optimism—the glass being half full—while others see life through a filter of pessimism—the glass being half empty. Typically, a person with a negative attitude thinks “I CAN’T,” dwells on problems, finds fault with others, focuses on what’s missing, sees limitations. By contrast, someone with positive attitude thinks “I CAN,” concentrates on solutions, looks for the good in others, counts his or her blessings, sees possibilities. Your attitude is your window to the world.
"Whether you’re already a reasonably positive person or you suffer from “Negative Nelly” tendencies, you will benefit from reading (and re-reading) this book." All Things Admin
"The book builds much of its premise around the law of dominant thought which is defined by Keller as." Compound Leadership
"Attitude is Everything is superior to some others in its genre in that it is short and the author’s enthusiasm for the subject comes through."Keenan's Book Reviews
"Jeff highlights 12 extremely powerful and highly important lessons within his book, that when applied on a day-to-day basis, will change the way you think, your actions and also your posture." How to Earn Money With the Internet
The good news is that practicing on-the-job etiquette does not require anyone to be perfect. It only requires a good faith effort to know and do the right thing, and when one errs, to employ the all-powerful apology to right the ship. We will need others to excuse us as we
We all face bosses who micromanage or take credit for our work, along with peers who become resentful of our promotion. Such work environment would make us feel unfulfilled and disengaged. Others, however, know that relationships at work are the key to success and well-being, and are ultimately critical to the
All successful professionals either realize that communication skills can increase their ability to lead more effectively or understand that poor communication habits are limiting their influence and results. Better communication is an essential ongoing process. Failure to communicate is the frustration of modern management. Over time, all relationships depend on the
The consistent ability to create this kind of reality is called positive genius. The reason some people see the world so differently from others is that the human brain doesn’t just take a picture of the external world like a camera; it is constantly interpreting and processing the information it receives.
Approached by someone who wants to achieve a specific dream, many of us offer simple advice: think positive! Don’t dwell on the obstacles, since that will only bring you down; be optimistic, focus on what you want to achieve; imagine a happy future in which you’re active and engaged; visualize how
We have all done it. Been indecisive when a decision was called for, said yes when we meant to say no, and found ourselves out of time, out of energy, and out of sorts. It's time to stop being indecisive and start making clear decisions. Why? Because it's not helpful, not
On the day you were born, you already knew how to fascinate. Like breathing and swallowing and smiling, the ability to fascinate is a hardwired survival mechanism. Fascination is an instinctive form of connection. We all have this ability in some form. But over time, people can lose their innate ability
Most of our communication is unconscious. Our conscious brains can handle something like forty bits of information a second. That sounds like a lot until you know that our unconscious minds can handle 11 million bits of information per second. Within those constraints, by far the biggest activity the brain undertakes
The way to learn longevity secrets is to find a culture, a Blue Zone, where the proportion of healthy 90- or 100-year-olds to the overall population is unusually high. The world’s healthiest, longest-lived people have many things to teach us about living longer, richer lives.To identify the secrets of longevity, our
Presence is the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true thoughts, feelings, values, and potential. That's it. It is not a permanent, transcendent mode of being. It comes and goes. It is a moment-to-moment phenomenon. Presence emerges when we feel personally powerful, which allows us to
When confronted with an anxiety-producing event, most people will retreat to avoid the fear and anxiety.
People who feed themselves a steady diet of negative words are destined to have a negative attitude.