WHAT IS MINDSET? IS IT GOOD OR BAD? IT REALLY DEPENDS... As we go through life, we experience many, many things: both positive and negative -- that help us to shape who we are, what we believe and how we respond to the things life throws at us. If we have a negative mindset, we will more often than not blow things out of realistic proportions with the inability to see them for what they are. With a negative mindset, we also only have the ability to see how one problem leads to another and then another, rather than being able to find a solution to the situation as it presents itself. Also, people who are on the negative side of things have a much greater difficulty of being able to see the op

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The Prosperous Leader Mindset Self-assessment Instructions: Using this scale, please identify how frequently you engage in each of the Prosperous Leader mindset behaviors listed below. 5 = 90-100% of the time 4 = 80-89% of the time 3 = 70-79% of the time 2 = 60-69% of the time 1 = less than 60% of the time 1. I view myself as an effective leader. 2. I focus relentlessly on the positive of every situation. 3. I view setbacks or difficulties as learning opportunities rather than as problems. 4. I bounce back quickly from setbacks. 5. I approach people and situations with an open mind, without pre-judgment. 6. I view the world optimistically and realistically. 7. I believe that I get to choose


WHAT IS RESILIENCE AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? Success is not measured by how many times you get knocked down; it is measured by whether or not you choose to get up. Your life is like a book, but it's non-fiction, rather than a fairy tale. Some chapters contain tales of great success and happiness, and some feature failure and sadness. When you experience the inevitable challenging times in life, how do you react? Do you wallow in self-pity and let the experience cripple you, or do you take the challenge head on and remain positive and bounce right back? You can choose. Many of the unpleasant events that happen to us in life are things we bring onto ourselves. Others, like being struck by light

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