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dimanche 5 mai 2013

[Intéressant] The Cult Of Positive Attitude and Always Saying Yes

"Every lie and lame idea in the corporate world is now protected by an airtight bubble of positive attitude and yes-men. And I’m sick of it.
A day doesn’t go by where some boss doesn’t shut down discussion of something he wants to do by saying, “You need to have a positive attitude. You need to work on saying yes instead of no all the time.” It’s important to note that this is not an argument on the merits of his idea or the criticism of it, it’s an attack on the attitude of his critics, and really it is no different than if he had covered his ears and screamed “la la la la la, I can’t hear you!”
And the more the boss shuts people down by stressing positive attitude, the fewer people who will speak up even when there’s a problem [...]"

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