When someone fails in his attempt in doing something, he often feels upset. Some people may yield to failure and flinch from it. But others will stick to and achieve the final success. However, according to Achor's theory, failing up, is about finding the path out and up from the negative events of our lives. As he says, if we are able to conceive of a failure as an opportunity for growth, we are all the more likely to experience that growth.
It can make people perform in a way that they must win at all cost. Workers think they are helping their company by going above and beyond but actually only slowing down production. In the essays by Lois P. Frankel, Stephen R. Covey, and Dale Carnegie, they each gave their own opinion on competition and how it affects the workplace. Each gave examples and real life situations of how competition can affect workers. Dale Carnegie likes the idea that competition motivates others to work harder and helps them speed up production (306-307).
A hypothesis to compare a... ... middle of paper ... ...e, could attribute a failure to perform psychic readings and feats to “bad timing,” an “uncooperative spirit,” or “negative energy.” (Kirby 255) Therefore, astrology is not really a science but more of a way of thinking by some. Astrology cannot compare to a science by a practical means. However, one thing is for sure astrology has many followers and continues to grow in popularity. Since astrology can offer its followers, a desirable forecast for the future by giving them a glimpse of what may come their way someday. For those who think that astrology is real it would be hard to convince them otherwise.
Success and happiness are typically seen as two ideas that are dependent on each other. People often believe that in order to be happy one must have a successful life. When reading about success, most of the time people stumble upon happiness bringing success. People have this typical idea of success being money, power, and a luxurious lifestyle with a promising future and a pinch of happiness. However, there will never be a universal explanation as to what success and happiness are because it’s different for every person.
My strength is prudence. My low self-efficacy started when I tried to achieve something but ended up failing it. It demoralises me and makes me feel I have no confidence in completing work. Work includes, completing my homework and being able to perform academically well. For instance, I took my O levels last year and I did not score as well as I expected it to be.
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