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Growing Yourself as a Leader by Brian Sutton, Robina Chatham

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6 KEEPING POSITIVE WHEN THINGS ARE GOING WRONG

The focus of this chapter is on your attitude towards life. Our attitude affects our relationships with others, our mental and physical reserves and our ability to handle the ups and downs of life in general and particularly in the face of adversity.

WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?

We constantly have to deal with incompetence, stupidity, insensitivity, rudeness, indifference and those who simply can’t be bothered; the list goes on and on. Events frequently conspire to mess up carefully laid plans: things don’t turn up when they should do; a key player goes off sick at exactly the wrong time; your car won’t start just as you are about to leave for a crucial meeting; your hard drive crashes when you have ...

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