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Go Farther with a Good Attitude

Language:  English
A positive attitude is a critical ingredient for success at work and home. This book teaches readers how to have a positive attitude so they can achieve more in their careers, relationships, lives.
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Modern companies seek job candidates who have the cutting-edge combination of good attitudes and the ability to work smartly. A positive attitude is touted as being a more important part of success than intelligence or experience.This book will show readers how to stay positive using methods such as the Happiness Formula and how the concept of eating frogs (not literally) helps people stay positive. This book describes how to stay focused on what is crucial in the present. This book will walk readers through step-by-step processes for improving their attitude so they can accomplish more.

About the Author

Dr. Michelle J. Scallon earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2007 from Seattle Pacific University. She has many years of experience providing psychotherapy in correctional and outpatient settings. Her dissertation was titled “The Impact of Social Support and Humor on Levels of Hope in Individuals Who Are Coping with HIV/AIDS.” She is passionate about helping people capitalize on their strengths. Dr. John J. Liptak is an internationally-recognized author with thirty years of work experience providing counseling. He has authored over 100 workbooks with Ester Leutenberg, 31 career assessment instruments, and ten books. John earned an Ed.D. in Counselor Education from Virginia Tech. He lives in Radford, Virginia, in the United States and is President of the Center for Career Assessment, Inc. John has written nine books for Bookboon.

  • About The Authors
  • Preface
  1. Get an attitude, a good one!
    1. Introduction
    2. Attitude Component Model
    3. What is an attitude, and how do you get a good one?
    4. Get a good attitude
    5. Hierarchy of Hope
    6. Miracle question
    7. Use opposite action
    8. Conclusion
  2. Change your happiness behaviors
    1. Introduction
    2. The Happiness Formula
    3. Changes you can make
    4. Conclusion
  3. Develop intelligent emotions
    1. Introduction
    2. What is emotional intelligence?
    3. Elements of EI
    4. Adjusting your attitude
    5. Feelings about the past
    6. Feelings in the present
    7. Feelings about the future
    8. Conclusion
  4. Be a positive thinker
    1. Introduction
    2. People with a positive attitude
    3. How positive am I?
    4. A four-step process
    5. Conclusion
  5. Radically accept a good attitude
    1. Introduction
    2. Radical acceptance
    3. Radical honesty
    4. Be radical and be you
    5. Conclusion
  6. Simplify to have a good attitude
    1. Introduction
    2. Create a good attitude by keeping it simple
    3. Less is more
    4. Track your accomplishments
    5. Eat the frog
    6. Create a routine
    7. Set boundaries
    8. Additional tips for keeping a positive attitude
    9. Conclusion
  7. References
About the Authors

Dr. Michelle Scallon


Dr. John Liptak