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Positive Attitude: The Deciding Factor in Your Success

Are you in a rut? Does it seem like the only word you hear these days is “no”? Receiving a constant stream of negative feedback at work influences your motivation and success, and it may be easy to just accept negativity as part of the job. However, negative thoughts can seep into your daily life, affecting your productivity and, ultimately, your success.

A positive attitude fosters strength, energy, motivation, and initiative. Attitude determines your reaction to different people and situations and, therefore, sparks action. Facing a negative situation with a negative mindset will inevitably cause a negative reaction. Approaching a negative situation with a positive attitude puts you on a path to be proactive, seeing potential solutions, not just problems.

A change in attitude not only encourages success, it also can help redefine what success means to you. Discover what motivates you and create goals according to those motivations. Creating and accomplishing daily, weekly, and monthly goals builds a sense of achievement, inspires success and creates initiative. If you’re in a rut, setting and meeting even the simplest of daily goals can shift your perspective and give you a taste of success.

Of course, changing your mindset is often easier said than done, .surrounding yourself with encouraging people makes all the difference. Look to mentors in the workplace who recognize your worth and offer advice during difficult times at work. They can help spark a change in your mindset. A positive attitude does not just make a difference in the workplace, it is vital to happiness outside of work as well.