Start from scratch a business adventure. How complicated! The adrenaline soars, and uncertainty, questions, fears, discouragement and those who believe that you will be the new successor to Facebook and hope to give them a job.
Too many emotions to manage and it is complicated to maintain a realistic positive attitude day by day, especially if we have already experienced the taste of failure.
Faced with a serious problem, it is easy to get carried away by sadness, fear, anger … Experts advise that we should not let ourselves be carried away by them, but not repress them. Above all, if we talk about a work context where we are betting everything: money, time and energy.
In these situations, it is important to maintain a rational attitude to value reality in the most objective way possible and not surrender to the first difficulty.
Faced with obstacles, there is only one effective attitude: to face them and to find solutions. Success comes after effort, and after falling many times. And let’s not forget: sometimes, it does not even come.
Fleeing from naive optimism
We all know those platforms that inject unrealistic messages to the young and not so young: everything is possible, you go to work wherever you want. In some cases it will come true, in a high percentage, no.
According to the psychologist Martin Seligman, it is not healthy to live in a constant state of naive optimism, just as neither is having a negative attitude. The ideal…