Attitudes. Everyone’s got one. If you’ve ever worked with other people, and odds are you have, you know how a positive or negative attitude can affect you, your coworkers and even the outcome of a project.
As a Data Management Professional, it’s important to lead by example whenever possible, and a great start is a great attitude. Of course, like Acceptance, this is easier said that done. Here are some gentle reminders of why a positive attitude is a must.
Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
– Lou Holtz
A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
– Herm Albright
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
– Jack Canfield
Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
– Ralph Marston
Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.
– Salvador Dalí
If you want quality, act as if you already had it.
– William James
It’s how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success.
– David Feherty
It’s not the situation. It’s your reaction to the situation.
– Robert Conklin
Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90 percent how you take it.
– Irving Berlin
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
– W. W. Ziege
Nothing in life is so hard that you can’t make it easier by the way you take it.
– Ellen Glasgow
Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.
– Tom Blandi
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
– William John Bennett
Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.
– Timothy Bentley
Your attitudes contain your future.
– Bryant McGill
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
– Kahlil Gibran
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