Is Optimism Contagious?

This guest post is by Dr. Marshall Goldsmith of Leading News. In the past I've talked about the value of optimism in life and at work, how the two intersect, and different challenges that crop up to sway even the most confident and consistent optimists. I examined a high-ranking executive who’d had some setbacks, but was able to get over them, excel further than another, shall we say, crabbier personality, and create significant value for his organization and workforce. What’s interesting … [Read more...]