"In a recession there is a great danger of pessimism. This is very corrosive so we have to fight against it," while another echoed, "Pessimism gets in the way of productivity. In a recession people get bogged down in negative expectations."
The CEOs identify ‘a strong, purposeful approach’, the ‘ability to develop innovative solutions’ and ‘positive outlook’ as the three top characteristics they are looking for from their management teams during tough times.
A case for positive applied thinking!