People often dismiss Optimism as a kind of false hope, like ‘whistling in the dark’. But 23 years of research in psychology confirms that optimism as an emotional competency turns out to be the most robust predictor of success in life.
Optimism isn’t some passive expectation that things will get better. On the contrary, it is a conviction that we can choose to make things better.
In this short video I explain three critical strategies to remain buoyant in the face of setbacks, to solve problems and remain focussed on your strategic vision as a leader.