Yes You! Yes Now! Series #7 Leadership Basics: Accentuate the Positive by Steve Tarr
Approx. 1,170 words.
Published on October 9, 2009.
Research has shown that the hurt from loss impacts people more than the pleasure from gain. The leading idea is that it’s a survival instinct, so it would be easy for negative thoughts to slow progress towards goals. A yes-you yes-now leader compensates by making extra effort to accentuate the positive. The true story pits a student versus faculty at MIT -- and the student leads the way!