By Mindy Bortness
To me, being optimistic is all about energy. When I approach a new situation with optimism, I’m bringing a lighter, more open energy into the interaction. This intention then becomes the focus. Despite what energy exists prior, or any somber facts that lead up to a current difficult situation, the infusion of optimism is always an energy reset for forwarding momentum and results.
Bringing optimism to the table allows others to move past their pain. While pain exists in the workplace—through tenuous relationships, tricky in-person/virtual settings, the stress of workloads, and fear of failure, to name a few—my goal is to always help people push through. I don’t want individuals to spend too much time in their pain; instead, I want them to acknowledge it and learn from it for their better future.Read More