Self Motivation & Positive Attitude

Power of Attitude


Attitudes are mental states used by individuals to structure the way they perceive their environment and guide the way they respond to it.

How are Attitudes developed?

  • Outcome of past experiences
  • Individual biases
  • Observations on others (past experiences)
  • Reinforcements (positive and negative


A—T—T—I—T—U—D-E = 100

1-20-20-9-20-21-4-5 = 100

Your Attitude Contributes 100% to your success

Importance of Positive Attitude

A positive attitude is a priceless asset to an individual as well as to the organizations.

Action Plan To Avoid Dwelling On The Negative

1. List all the things that you like about whatever is the focus of the negative feelings
2. List the things you do not like
3. Attempt to understand why it is like it is
4. Assess the impact for you
5. Identify the positive elements in it
6. Once you have made your decision, move on and enjoy the positive elements.

Action Plan To Avoid Negative Talk

1. Identify the behavior
2. Let yourself know the impact
3. Help the co-worker put the issues aside
4. Remind the person when he/ she starts to slip into negativity
5. Change the subject
6. Tell the person something good
7. If nothing else works, stay away from the negative person

Tips for Winning Attitude

  • Learn to be cheerful even when you don’t feel like it
  • Never underestimate the power of a kind word
  • Plant a tree on your birthday
  • Rebuild a broken a relationship
  • Remember that a successful future begins right now
  • There are people who will always come up with reasons why you can’t do what you want to do. Ignore them
  • Think big thoughts, but relish small pleasures
  • When there is a hill to climb, don’t think that waiting will make it smaller
  • When you lose, don’t lose the lesson
  • Evaluate yourself by your own standards,not someone else’s
  • Keep a tight rein on your temper
  • Know when to keep silent
  • Never underestimate your power to change yourself
  • Every person that you meet knows something that you do not know; so try to learn from them
  • Smile a lot. It costs nothing and is beyond price