Some people want to put us into a category.
Some people only feel good when they know where they fit.
Are you an optimist?
Really, there’s only one right answer. You have to be an optimist.
Otherwise you’re a drag. No fun to be around. Dr. Death.
And a new term, you’re from the “Doomsphere.”
In the past, we were taught to note our worldview by looking at a glass of water.
Is the glass half empty? Is it half full?
Your answer defines your identity: Gloom and doom or hopeful and great to hang out with.
What a nonsensical question this is. Is the glass half full or half empty?
The right question for Warriors is:
Who needs the water and how can we get it to them?
What is the work that needs doing and how can I contribute to making it
No labels. Just seeing clearly what needs to be done and stepping up to do it.
Margaret Wheatley ©2019
One thought on “Are You an Optimist or a Pessimist?”
True – though only the optimists will see the need to take action. Pessimists and sceptics would just give up!