Sounds like an interesting read: Change the Way You See Everything Through Asset-Based Thinking by consultants Kathryn Cramer and Hank Wasiak.
A magnetized piece of iron will lift twelve times its own weight. But demagnetized, it won’t even lift the weight of a feather.
Your mind works in a similar way. Magnetized with Asset-Based Thinking, you embody the “Laws of Attraction.” This means that what you think, say, and do attracts an enormous number of external assets (the commitment, support, and dedicated efforts of other people, the inherent advantages, benefits, and rewards of every situation). At the end of the day of Asset-Based Thinking, you have attracted and stockpiled a rich resevoir of resources ready to be combined and invested for a great return. …
Deficit-based thinking demagnetizes you. It sets in motion the “laws of repulsion.” You move through the day trying to livelife unscathed. Deficit-based thinking keeps people at bay and rarely attracts anyone to your cause for long. Focusing on problems, barriers, setbacks, and breakdowns is demotivational over time, unless of course your survival is at stake.
(via creative generalist)