Leading through Negativity | Coaching Leaders | Scoop.it

...this may be due to something called the the negativity bias, a psychological phenomenon by which humans pay more attention to, and give more weight to, negative experiences.


There is scientific research showing that we are in a “negativity-handicap” on a daily basis because others will focus on our flaws or mistakes instead of focusing on what we do well or what we can achieve by leveraging our strengths and learning from our mistakes.

Via AlGonzalezinfo, Kathleen Sutton