solve problems more effectively. If used wisely, it brings enthusiasm, inspiration and hope to projects that benefit from them.[And pessimism is a tool as well–it can help you with budgeting, scheduling and other projects.
If it works for you, that’s great. Choose your tools wisely.]As a universal default, either mood will certainly lead to misguided energy and poor decisions. But if we can be thoughtful about optimism as a tactic, the focus and energy it brings can solve problems that others might simply walk away from.Our pessimism might not be an accurate diagnosis of the past.
It might simply be a tool we’re using to produce a future we’re not happy with.*Originally published on sethsblog.Seth Godin has written eighteen books that have.Read more on positivelypositive.com