TITLE

Don't wait for good luck to cross your path

AUTHOR(S)
Black, Octavius
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
People Management;8/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers advice on developing an optimistic mindset. Psychologists Seligman and Schulman found that insurance sales agents with an optimistic mindset sold 37 per cent more in their first two years than their pessimistic colleagues. The unluckiest people wait for things to happen. Lucky people take responsibility. Break a routine, set goals, then make them happen. Ask questions, talk to people and gather ideas. When something goes well, congratulate oneself. Make reflections personal, permanent and universal.
ACCESSION #
34214807

 

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