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Showing Up: How to Make a Greater Impact at Work by Tim Robson

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Gear 1 – Your Mindset

The Success Mindset

It can't be done.

It won't get authorized.

They might not like it.

That isn't the way it works around here.

Because they're driven by fear and a skewed way of reacting to organizational power, School with Pay reactions are nearly always negative, along with their impact on us and the people we're working with.

The next time you use a can't, won't, shouldn't or isn't, have a quick check to see if the schoolyard's lurking somewhere in your mindset. And as we've seen already, it's easy for our minds to play tricks on us. Our attention, our energy and our reactions to what's happening around us will determine the directions we find ourselves heading in, and our minds can run wild if we don't take control ...

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