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Here’s how to harness your fear and make it work for you.
In Adam Grant’s New Book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, he talks about how to manage fear and anxiety. He calls it “the positive power of negative thinking.” He cites the work of psychologist Julie Norem and her study of two ways to cope with anxiety. She calls them strategic optimism and defensive pessimism. I’ve written about these concepts before and how they help world class athletes win; strategic optimists set high goals and visualize success.
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