Accentuate the Positive

Lindsey, Jeffrey
December 2006
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Dec2006, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p9
The article stresses the importance for leaders to project positive attitudes, not only on what they say, but also on how they say it. Leaders should learn how to quickly refocus their emotions and not share negative emotions with their subordinates, if they have problems. Leaders must be capable of sharing an appropriate range of emotions with others, like courage and optimism.


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