Everybody has it. Well that may not be exactly true, not everyone has it, but the best leaders do.
You don’t dedicate your time and energy to your work unless you believe that you are going to make progress in your discipline of medicine, law, finance, technology, social justice or economics. In this sense optimism “created” Facebook, Tesla, Apple, YMCA and Greenpeace among others.
What will your optimism create?
HBR | Why the Future Belongs to Tough-Minded Optimists
Globe & Mail | Why you need to be an optimistic, not pessimistic, leader
Inc.com | One Trait Great Leaders (and Designers) Have in Common
Leading, along the road with you!
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