Sometimes, it is easy to fall into the rut of negativity at work and home. No one wants to be with people that are a bitter and whiny all the time.
“……Over the past year, I have enjoyed the opportunity to get to know Jon Gordon.
Jon’s next book is called: The No Complaining Rule: Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work
Here are some insights I heard him share recently:
More people die at 9am on Mondays than any other time and day of the week. People would rather die than go to work.
Two dogs inside (angry and negative or warm and loving) which will win? The one who I feed.
Positive companies outperform negative ones.
My bus can only travel down one road at a time – either positive one or negative one.
“Stop complaining. 80% of those listening don’t care, the other 20% are glad something bad is happening to you.”. – Lou Holtz…” Read “The No Complaining Rule” by Jon Gordon June 5th, 2008- – Posted on the Eric Bryant Blog-
I have found deciding what thought I’d like to have instead of the negative . An example is as follows:
“…So if I’ve been thinking, “I’m an idiot,” maybe you’d like to replace that with “I’m brilliant.” Choose a thought that empowers you in a way that disrupts the disempowering effect of the original negative thought…” Read-How to Squash Negative Thought Patterns-April 13th, 2006 by Steve Pavlina
Overcoming Negative Talk in the Workplace-leading job training for the hospitality industry