Staying positive at work is as important and as basic as putting on your shoes before you walk out the door.
With heavier workloads, concerns about job loss and fewer resources and people to complete projects, it's easy to fall into a funk. Too many people allow a negative attitude to color their outlook and performance.
Sometimes you have no control over what's going on. Negativity thrives when people expect a logical explanation to a situation that doesn't have a logical explanation. They get angry and frustrated about changes; they rail against events that put them outside their comfort zone and they look for someone to blame.
Often that someone is the boss, but we all know that speaking out against your superior at work is dicey. So before you say or do something you'll regret, here are some tips to help you keep a positive attitude.