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Optimism Is a Tool

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

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Seth Godin: Readers Choice

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.
We do it largely out of habit, and our habit is grooved by countless choices in countless moments that came before.Like the buffet, it probably won’t make you happier to keep loading your plate up simply because you can.Our best path usually begins by acknowledging that we do, in fact, have a choice.*Originally published on sethsblog.Seth Godin has written eighteen books that have been translated into more than thirty languages. Every one has been a bestseller.

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