Churchill on The Bright Side


“For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use being anything else…”

–Sir Winston Churchill (1874–1965)

British prime minister during WWII

What are the most common “drag you down, get in the way of success” thoughts?

  • Defeatist (accepting, expecting, or being resigned to defeat)
  • Cynical (contemptuously distrustful of human nature and motives)
  • Vindictive (seeking revenge)
  • Blame/ Fault (who cares? what are we going to do now?)
  • Wishful (do what you can to influence the deal and keep moving)