“I am convinced that life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude”. Charles Swindoll
What is an attitude? They are mental positions that we assume or learn. Attitude is simply how we feel. Attitudes are our personal beliefs toward something or someone and are usually expressed in the forms of likes and dislikes. Although we can’t change the past hurts or the fact that people will act in a way that we may not like, we have a CHOICE every day regarding the attitude that we will embrace for that day.
But are we aware of how our attitude influences and impacts our behavior and the attitude and behaviors of others? A bad attitude can suck the life out of a room. It can make or break a company, a church, a home, and a family. It can totally destroy a life.
Personal and professional success can be achieved through a number of factors: preparation, opportunity, determination, perseverance, faith, and some luck. However, you can acquire all of these things but if you have a negative/bad attitude, you more than likely won’t fully experience true success.
Do you have an attitude? To have an attitude is difficult to define and sometimes we are unaware that we even have one but it ussually means that you are behaving disrespectfully. Do you have an attitude? w
If it seems like good things aren’t happening for you, maybe you should check your attitude. Is it negative? check yourself before you wreck yourself.
The relationship between attitude and behavior can best be explained by the Betari Box Model, This model helps us to understand the impact that OUR own attitudes and behavicrs have on the attitudes and behaviors of those around us.
The Netari Box model infers that: My Behavior