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How can I Have a More Positive Attitude?

How Can I Have a More Positive Attitude?

How Can I Have a More Positive Attitude?

You can have a more positive attitude, by setting some optimistic, but reasonable goals.

Why does goal setting trigger a positive mental attitude?

A positive attitude is based upon optimism.

If you are not optimistic then you cannot really qualify as a person with a positive attitude.

Optimism depends upon having a vision for a better future.

A vision for a better future depends upon having goals for a better future.

Having goals for a better future depends upon Goal Setting.

Therefore, goal setting is the foundation of a positive attitude.

Motivation : How Can I Have a More Positive Attitude?

If you want to feel more positive, today, then sit down and start setting goals for a better future.

How do you set goals for a better future?

Ask and answer the following ten questions:

  1. In relation to my future, what do I want to achieve, or have or do?
  2. How could I specify my goal using visual images?
  3. How could I specify my goal using numbers?
  4. How could I specify my goal using words?
  5. What should I measure to determine my progress?
  6. What additional information or skills do I need to acquire?
  7. What additional physical resources do I need?
  8. How much time do I need?
  9. Based upon the answers to the above questions, what are the first three things I need to do?
  10. When specifically, will I do them?

Ask and answer the same ten questions every day and act on the answers.

The questions never change; but the answers often do.

  • Keep these questions in mind.
  • Memorise them.
  • Ask them of yourself and of others.
  • Act on the answers

Act on the answers and get other people involved.

The more people you can involve in the achievement of your goals for a better future, you more chance you'll have of succeeding and the more fun you will have.

Then, I guarantee that you will have a more positive mental attitude.

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About the Author: Chris Farmer

Chris

Chris Farmer is the founder of the Corporate Coach Group and has many years’ experience in training leaders and managers, in both the public and private sectors, to achieve their organisational goals, especially during tough economic times. He is also well aware of the disciplines and problems associated with running a business.

Over the years, Chris has designed and delivered thousands of training programmes and has coached and motivated many management teams, groups and individuals. His training programmes are both structured and clear, designed to help delegates organise their thinking and, wherever necessary, to improve their techniques and skills.

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