The dangers of a “No negativity allowed here” culture

It occurs to me that positive thinking, if not balanced with a good dose of critical thinking, risk assessment, and thoughtful disagreement, can do more harm than good. In a time when the multi-billion dollar self-help industry promotes heavily the idea that negativity is the root of all evil, I believe that this oversimplified message can mislead many people who may end up confusing prudence, risk assessment and disagreement (albeit based ...

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Business With Style Episode 12: Budgeting for your career

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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Business With Style Episode 11: Le domande che aiutano a prendere una direzione nella vita

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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Business With Style Episode 10: A Luxury HR Perspective – Interview with Westin’s Michelle Fenech Seguna

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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