Tag: Half Full

August 20, 2015

Choosing to Be an Authentic Optimist

Is your glass half full, or is it half empty? Before you answer this question, take a moment to think about what you’re being asked. The standard response from a traditional optimist is that the glass is half full. Pessimists also provide an expected answer and observe that the glass is half empty. But an authentic optimist, one who’s been improving his or her performance at work and in life, will simply say, “I’m thankful that I have a glass.” […]