It is a choice. You either see it half-full or half-empty. Be a “half-full kind of person. Instead of spending your time giving all of the reasons something will not work, won’t be sold, or won’t fall into place, be the person who thinks “how CAN it work”, “How CAN I sell it”, or “how CAN it fall into place”.
Christopher Columbus did not discover our land by saying “we’ll just push off from Spain even though the world is probably flat and we’ll probably not find anything of significance”. He most likely said “GET IN! We’re off to find something great!”.
Attitude is a HUGE portion of whether we succeed or fail. Attitude (good or bad) is contagious. Are you a chronic complainer? Stop it and change your vocabulary. I am quite confident it is not as bad as it could be. In fact, I assure you; IT CAN GET WORSE. I once heard someone say “when someone spits on you, they do not make you mad. They make you wet. You decide to get mad”. I know that’s a bit over the top, but the principal makes total sense. It is how we look at a situation, how we approach a set-back, how we handle rejection, how we deal with disappointment, and how we overcome failure that matters. We can either have a poor attitude, complain, make excuses, and belly ache about anything and everything, or we can have a glass-half-full attitude towards the very same issues. The proverbial “when life deals you lemons, you make lemonade” attitude. Your attitude is the fertilizer that grows your success or it is the poison that kills it. The choice is totally up to you. Should you see it half-full . . .YES! Will you see it half-full? That is up to you.