Hope is not only necessary for personal happiness and well-being, it's good for business too. In fact, I would argue it's essential. Writing about the necessity of hope in the workplace, Nancy Fredericks says, "Hope is the emotional engine which generates profitability for organizations! Can you imagine a management team without Hope? After all, who would follow a group when they say, 'We'll lead you to doom-and-disaster, with no Hope of job security or salary increases?'"
"Hope is not a strategy." I'm sure you've that heard before. It seems to be accepted as "gospel truth" by many people. Of course, whether or not it is true depends on how you define hope. If it means little more than wishful thinking then it's certainly true. Wishful thinking will never help you move along the path to achieving any goal, no matter how small it may be. I wish I could speak Spanish. In fact, I have wished I could speak Spanish for a long time since it wo
I never liked singing very much, at least not when I was younger. Actually it wasn't that I disliked singing I just didn't like singing in a choir. I was cajoled into signing up for choir my senior year in high school. I went to practice the first day of the new school year and disliked it so much I went to the counselor's office and dropped it. I was in the band and orchestra and loved playing trumpet and all kinds of instrumental music. Choral music simply didn't inter