The Power of a Positive Attitude: Discovering the Key to Success

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AMACOM, Jun 9, 2008 - Business & Economics - 128 pages
Attitude affects every facet of our lives—from the way we handle stress to how we communicate at work. The way we view difficulties and setbacks can make the difference between success and failure. Roger Fritz has devoted his career to helping people overcome obstacles and achieve their goals by changing their outlook on life. In The Power of a Positive Attitude, he shows readers how to develop a deeper understanding of the effects of their attitude and how it influences not only their performance but the results others achieve. Now, readers can learn to succeed in business by: assessing their attitude toward themselves and their co-workers • overcoming negative attitudes • learning the dos and don’ts in dealing with their bosses • becoming better listeners • overcoming resistance to change in the workplace • rejecting suggestions without causing resentment • giving and responding to criticism from team members • disagreeing with employees and colleagues without being disagreeable • conquering burnout and stress Life-affirming and authoritative, this is an invaluable book that will empower anyone to face life and work with joy and confidence.
 

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Excellent book. I think everyone should read it. Author Roger Fritz does an awesome job describing what a positive attitude is and how to develop one if one's attitude is not positive. I plan on ... Read full review

Contents

1 Interpreting Your World
1
2 How Attitude Affects Results
13
3 Effective Leaders Are Positive
29
4 Motivating Others
43
5 Maximizing Your Performance
59
6 Sharpening Your Interpersonal Skills
69
7 Overcoming Problems Together
75
8 Upgrading Capabilities
83
9 Conquering Burnout and Stress
95
10 Positive Attitudethe Key to Success
105
INDEX
113
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Roger Fritz (Naperville, IL) is president of Organization Development Consultants. He has over 40 years of experience as an educator, manager, corporate executive, university president, and highly successful consultant to clients including AT&T, IBM, Caterpillar, State Farm Insurance, Motorola, Pizza Hut, and Sara Lee.

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