Bad News Travels Fast

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Something to think about:

I have always wondered why negative news is so popular?  Have you ever noticed that when headline news comes out it is usually about something bad.  Either a bad accident, a death, a wreck, a fight, and terminations at work.  I wonder why so many of us are attracted to hearing about the worst of the worst types of news?  This is the focus of almost every type of news I see.  

It is not just your regular news.  If you watch the stock market, you will see that they usually talk about what stock has fallen and what company is in trouble.  Are we conditioned to see the bad before the good?  I really do not have a good answer for why we are more excited to hear about what went wrong than what went right.

I have had my own experiences in management…

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