Attitude Counts

“There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.” ~ W. Clement Stone
One of the things I try to teach students as well as model for them is that attitude is the one thing that makes a huge difference in outcomes.  Becoming positive and staying positive can only bring more positive results.
I need to remind myself of this today, because I’ve been getting quite a bit of “attitude” lately, especially today.  I try to shrug it off personally, and I usually do, but it kills me to see it, because I know what the attitude is creating in my students.
They are creating a reality of negativity and failure, and they will have to live in it.  What a waste!
It’s not always easy staying positive, but it truly can make the difference between success and failure.

About maggiec

Educator, writer, world traveler, bibliophile, theater devotee, cat lover, mother of an actor, adopted auntie to hundreds. Spreading love (and literacy), one day at a time.
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