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Choosing the Right Attitude

In This Chapter

arrow Taking responsibility for your feelings and attitude

arrow Understanding the effect of your attitude on listeners

arrow Connecting effectively with other people

Everyone has a ‘...

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L01 Taking responsibility for your feelings and attitude

arrow Understanding the effect of your attitude on listeners

arrow Connecting effectively with other people

Everyone has a ‘guiding attitude’, which is a way of looking at life that drives your behaviour and determines your way of thinking and feeling. Whether your general attitude is positive, negative or ambivalent, your evaluation of people, objects, events and activities impacts on other people’s attitudes towards you. As a result, your attitude determines how successful you are in both your professional and personal lives.