Positive Speak is defined as just being positive when speaking about business situations. If your boss is giving you a new assignment you should have a positive response, asking key questions. It is important to address the problems to be solved and not the situation that got you there. You should never whine or complain. It is important to learn as much as you can in order to complete the project. As an employee, you are expected to solve problems and do what you are told. And it is important that you become part of the “positive team” in your organization. |
Everyone is frustrated by corporate problems and it is a major turn-off when you have to be on the receiving end of a complaining employee. If you start developing Positive Speak when talking to peers and management you will improve your reputation. No one wants employees that constantly complain. After a while, no one wants to talk to them or be around their negative “vibes.” You can use Positive Speak to get additional help on doing some of these tough assignments; you just have to put it in a positive way. Make sure you create realistic answers to these difficult problems. Nobody wants to work on a project that they know has no way of working in the time frame given.
Most people are pleasant when speaking in a business environment, but by using Positive Speak, you can get the reputation of a person who cares about the organization. Don’t go overboard and sound like a sycophant or a flatterer. You want to be yourself and make your business peers and staff around you feel that you are a positive problem solver and are working for the good of the organization.
Optimistic employees are problem solvers who help make the organization successful. It is very stressful to be around pessimistic people who always bring up the problems and never suggest solutions. To them it is all gloom and doom with no way out. Even when the company is at its most critical and lowest point, Positive Speak should be used to make sure that there is a position path to move forward on as a team.
Your speaking demeanor affects your business reputation, and by using the magic of Positive Speak you can communicate in an encouraging manner that will impress others and in return they will want to work with you.
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