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These two opposite concepts are not just personality traits among employees; they are general outlooks that influence how they approach tasks and perceive the world. You may have noticed that some employees are enthusiastic about work while others show an indifferent, casual or negative disposition. However, understanding how to balance these contrasting perspectives is important for your team to cultivate a more positive outlook, increase collaboration and drive business growth. Ultimately, the goal is to be flexible and ensure the right balance to create a notable impact on work performance. In this deck, you will gain insights into the intricacies of both mindsets. You’ll also learn •The significant differences between both mindsets •How to ensure collaboration between optimistic and pessimistic personalities •How to strike a balance for productivity and growth.

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Cracking The ‘Optimism vs Pessimism’ Code
How To Balance Your Team’s Attitude For Optimum Productivity
“
An optimist sees an opportunity in
every difficulty, a pessimist sees a
difficulty in every opportunity.
Winston Churchill
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The mindset of your employees strongly influences how they
approach their everyday work. Individual attitudes can also
have an impact on the overall view and mood among team
members.
Similarly, your mindset as a leader significantly impacts how
your team perceives their goals, responsibilities, and the
organisation’s mission. As such, maintaining a positive
attitude at work not only boosts overall productivity but also
helps promote a friendly work culture.
Click here: Leadership Development Tips for Exceptional Leadership Leaders
Optimism vs Pessimism
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OPTIMISM
Optimism is an attitude or mindset that reflects the hope
or belief of a positive outcome on a specific task or that
results, in general, will be favourable and desirable.
PESSIMISM
On the other hand, Pessimism is the tendency to
see the worst aspect of things or believe that the
worst will happen.
There's a significant difference
between these two mindsets, which
can greatly impact your employees'
work, health, and life.
Research shows that optimists
live up to 15% longer than
pessimists and have 35% less
heart disease conditions.
Read more about: Workplace Diversity: Top 3 Benefits of Cultural Diversity

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Cracking the Optimism vs Pessimism Code.pptx

  • 1. Cracking The ‘Optimism vs Pessimism’ Code How To Balance Your Team’s Attitude For Optimum Productivity
  • 2. “ An optimist sees an opportunity in every difficulty, a pessimist sees a difficulty in every opportunity. Winston Churchill
  • 3. 感谢您下载包图网平台上提供的PPT作品,为了您和包图网以及原创作者的利益,请勿复制、传播、销售,否则将承担法律责任!包图网将对作品进行维权,按照传播下载次数进行十倍的索取赔偿! ibaotu.com 感谢您下载包图网平台上提供的PPT作品,为了您和包图网以及原创作者的利益,请勿复制、传播、销售,否则将承担法律责任!包图网将对作品进行维权,按照传播下载次数进行十倍的索取赔偿! ibaotu.com The mindset of your employees strongly influences how they approach their everyday work. Individual attitudes can also have an impact on the overall view and mood among team members. Similarly, your mindset as a leader significantly impacts how your team perceives their goals, responsibilities, and the organisation’s mission. As such, maintaining a positive attitude at work not only boosts overall productivity but also helps promote a friendly work culture. Click here: Leadership Development Tips for Exceptional Leadership Leaders
  • 5. 感谢您下载包图网平台上提供的PPT作品,为了您和包图网以及原创作者的利益,请勿复制、传播、销售,否则将承担法律责任!包图网将对作品进行维权,按照传播下载次数进行十倍的索取赔偿! ibaotu.com 感谢您下载包图网平台上提供的PPT作品,为了您和包图网以及原创作者的利益,请勿复制、传播、销售,否则将承担法律责任!包图网将对作品进行维权,按照传播下载次数进行十倍的索取赔偿! ibaotu.com OPTIMISM Optimism is an attitude or mindset that reflects the hope or belief of a positive outcome on a specific task or that results, in general, will be favourable and desirable. PESSIMISM On the other hand, Pessimism is the tendency to see the worst aspect of things or believe that the worst will happen.
  • 6. There's a significant difference between these two mindsets, which can greatly impact your employees' work, health, and life. Research shows that optimists live up to 15% longer than pessimists and have 35% less heart disease conditions. Read more about: Workplace Diversity: Top 3 Benefits of Cultural Diversity
  • 7. In addition to those statistics, optimism increases social connection, boosts job productivity and success, and makes your employees more resilient in the face of setbacks. However, Pessimism has its place in the grand scheme of things. While the negative is a general part of life, too much negativity can undermine work, friendships, and health.
  • 8. Qualities of an Optimist An Optimistic employee always see the glass as half full and the future as a place full of opportunities. They also have these qualities… They’re Self-Motivated They believe in their potential to overcome challenges and actively work toward their goals. They take Action Optimistic people tend to be bold. They feel excited by possibilities, and approach everything with vigor. They’re Goal-Oriented Optimistic employees believe in success. They’re not afraid to set goals and do everything to achieve them They’re Resilient As a result of their positive mindset, optimistic people quickly bounce back and learn from setbacks, failures, or disappointments. Read more about: Design Thinking And Innovation For Businesses
  • 9. On the other hand, Pessimistic employees generally assume that things won't go according to plan and contribute this type of thinking to team brainstorming sessions and meetings. Other qualities include… Fixed Mindset Pessimists believe that intelligence and abilities cannot be improved. As such, they’re resistant to change and hinder workplace growth and development. Difficulty in Problem Solving They struggle with problem- solving due to their negative outlook, often experiencing a lack of creativity and resilience. Challenge-focused Pessimistic people tend to see challenges in every situation, which can create a negative and demotivating work environment Isolation Pessimistic people struggle to collaborate and communicate effectively, usually leading to isolation and a lack of teamwork in the workplace. Characteristics of a Pessimist
  • 10. Finding the Balance at Work To create a positive and realistic work environment, it's important to ensure a healthy balance between both mindsets on your team. There are a few things you can do to ensure find a sustainable and productive balance between optimism and pessimism. …
  • 11. Finding the balance at work Encourage Open Communication Create a Collaborative Culture Encourage Constructive Criticism 01 02 03 Ensure your employees feel comfortable expressing their thoughts, concerns and doubts openly. Rather than encourage them to always look at the bright side of things, ensure you create space for a free exchange of ideas. Creating a collaborative culture between team members with differing mindsets can draw out their respective strengths, boost creativity and lead to a more balanced mindset among the entire team. Sometimes, employees need a space to voice their concerns and push back when needed. Encouraging a culture of constructive criticism can help to balance optimism and pessimism on your team. Read more: How to Leverage Skill gap Analysis for employee Promotion
  • 12. Provide Training Recognise Wins Focus on Authenticity 04 05 06 Providing training on effective communication, collaborative problem- solving, and emotional intelligence can help to create a more balanced team It is also important to take the time to recognise big and small achievements. Doing so can help reinforce the good things about having an optimistic mindset. Today’s employees are very perceptive in knowing whether someone is being authentic. So, it's important not to try and be overly optimistic with your team at the expense of being honest and genuine. Finding the balance at work
  • 13. You achieve more results and tap into the strengths of team members when they work together. As such, balancing optimism and pessimism on your team is essential to building a productive team. While optimistic individuals can help boost morale and create a welcoming organisational culture, those who are more pessimistic can identify potential risks and offer a more grounded perspective of things. Balancing for Productivity and Growth Read more: What is Employee Retention? 12 Effective Strategies for Your Organisation
  • 14. Scale the advantage… At Workforce, we understand the uniqueness of individuals, and how your perspective as a leader will impact the way your team views problems, approaches challenges, and tackles tasks. As such, we help business leaders and senior management improve their leadership skills to achieve and maintain healthy and productive teams. If you’d like us to help you, kindly send an email to hello@workforcegroup.com or schedule a consultation with our expert consultants.
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