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The Power of a Positive Attitude: Discovering the Key to Success by Roger Fritz

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Chapter 1. Interpreting Your World

 

“Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure.”

 
 --NORMAN VINCENT PEALE

The first step to developing a positive attitude is to become aware of the true nature of your current attitude. This isn’t always as easy as it sounds, but how you react to various situations can reveal a great deal about your basic attitude. To succeed in any of your endeavors you must approach them with a positive or affirmative attitude.

Your Positive Attitude Quotient (PAQ)

To determine your PAQ—Positive Attitude Quotient—use the following ten questions to decide how frequently you exhibit that particular behavior. Mark 1 if never, 2 if seldom, 3 if sometimes, 4 if usually, ...

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