Dawn Dugan specializes in writing books, articles, white papers, reports and special communications for the human resources industry. She is the co-author of Effective Executive Compensation, which was published by AMACOM in 2008. Read more...
When things aren't going well for you or for the company, instead of focusing on the negative, turn your energy toward something positive.
Fear of failure -- whether it's your own failure, the failure of your department or team, or of the organization as a whole -- can become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Negativity is tough to be around, even more so in tough times, and your boss may decide your company is better off without you.