Latest "negative people" Posts

#699 Appreciation and Negativity Cannot Coexist Simultaneously

If you find yourself in a negative mindset, find something around you to appreciate. Appreciation and negativity cannot coexist simultaneously.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in appreciation, eliminate negativity, negative people, Podcasts, Positivity.

#523 Negative Political Campaigns

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Why must we have such negative political campaigns in the U.S.?…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in eliminate negativity, kindness, negative people, Podcasts, Respect People.

Integrity

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As I watch the political environment unfold in the U.S. I am amazed by how poorly candidates treat each other. At some point it became acceptable to not just talk about your own credentials, but to tear down your opponent at any cost. I recently saw a commercial where a candidate, an injured war hero, ran a heartfelt message. This wonderful message quickly shifted to a vicious attack on his opponent. All the goodwill he built up was immediately lost when he criticized his rival. Why can’t candidates take the high road? If people I do business with treated their competitors the way candidates treat each other, I’d take my business elsewhere.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in eliminate negativity, kindness, negative people, Respect People.

#491 Drama

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We all know people who thrive on drama. Do everything in your power to keep your distance from them.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Intention, negative people, Podcasts.

#342 The Bad Boss

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt What do you do if you are working for the bad boss?…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in eliminate negativity, Management, minimize negativity, negative people, Podcasts.

Equal Opportunity Offender

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Is there someone at work that no one can stand? It could be the manager that thinks he knows better than anyone else and refuses to listen. Maybe it’s the insecure employee that spends their time undermining others just so they can make themselves look good to their superiors. It could even be the miserable person with the bad attitude that creates problems for coworkers. These are the people that destroy businesses. They create hostile works environments, cause good people to leave, and impact the quality of life of everyone around them. There’s a word for these people but for the purpose of this blog, I’ll call them equal opportunity offenders.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in negative people.

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