The Optimist vs The Pessimist

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The Optimist vs The Pessimist

It is important for leaders to have an optimistic mindset and help others see the good side of things in work and life.

Having a positive optimist outlook with affect those around you.

The same is true for pessimism.

This short poem by Oscar Wilde should provoke some self reflection.

“Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!” – Oscar Wilde

What are you going to see today?

About the Author

Chris Stowell

Christopher Stowell is currently serving as CMOE’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing where he work with multi-national organization to develop their people. His special interests lie in coaching teamwork, strategy, e-learning, and assessment design, and delivery. Chris has a special talent in helping companies assess their organizational effectiveness and identifying key issues and opportunities in order to advance their performance and achieve long term results. Additionally, he has extensive experience in designing, coordinating, and facilitating customized adventure based experiential training events for high performance teams.