I love this sentiment: "Rather than saying, 'this will never work' try starting with 'how big could this be if it actually did work?'"

Do you think this reorientation is attainable for everyone? The more I work with other adults, the more I wonder whether having an optimistic worldview is primarily a fixed characteristic.

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I don't see any reason to believe that people can't change their disposition on this kind of thing. I do suspect it might be something like a muscle that benefits from regular exertion and use.

I hope that by offering some proactive measures we could help people try flexing these muscles!

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