Sunday, February 7, 2021

Innovating & Influencing for Overcoming Negativity

A really high EQ mind stays positive, self-aware and wise if you get negative vibes, you move away.

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Negative Feedback: Is it Constructive or Destructive Nobody is perfect, we should always be self-aware, including our flaws and shortcomings. We need always to welcome constructive feedback which helps improve our professional growth and personal maturity. However, how can you discern which feedback is constructive, and which one is destructive? And what can you learn from it?

Positive vs. Negative Mind
Positive is just so natural when you feel the Sun hitting your face, hear the trees blowing in the wind, Wake up and take a breath to start the other day. Let go of the negative feeling and feel the positive all around you. Everything, whether tangible or intangible, in the manifested universe, has two poles – the positive and the negative. In nature, the positive is dominant and the negative is submissive. This means that the positive is direct and the negative is receptive, just as is the positive anode of a battery and its opposite, negative cathode. Philosophically and psychologically, what’s the difference between the positive vs. negative mind?

A Positive Mind: How to Handle Negative Emotions
A really high EQ mind stays positive, self-aware and wise if you get negative vibes, you move away. Human is not perfect, there are positive emotions and negative emotions; such as joy, anger, grief, worry, fear, sentiments, affection, and the 8th one: envy; the negative emotions such as the malicious envy may evoke the unprofessional or even destructive behaviors to build the walls in people’ hearts and cause the toxic culture in the work, and cause the toxic culture in the work, business, and society. So how to handle your emotions and raise your EQ effectively?

Questions to Assess a Person’s Positive Thinking & Attitude? Positive Thinking evokes betterment and leads to the brighter future. What is Positive Thinking? It’s an idealistic realism, also cautious optimism. It’s the value of thinking and strategic thinking; it helps you conquer the current barriers in order to embrace the brighter future; it creates the energy and synergy in pursuit of the long-term vision and growth. What are great questions to assess a person’s “positive thinking & attitude”?

Visionary Mind vs. Victim Mind Human society is not perfect, though it continually makes progress. In every step of societal evolution, from agricultural society to industrial society; from information age to digital era, in order to pursue freedom, equal opportunity, education, love or happiness, many brave souls became the victims of old traditions or out-of-dated culture; many high potential talent turn to be victim due to the silo thinking, negative emotions, unprofessional-ism or unhealthy competition; and many loyal customers fall to the victim due to the poor customer service or lack of empathy. When facing difficulty, setback, vilification, bias or any other negativity, what’s your thinking scenario, visionary mind vs. victim mind, which one should you take?

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