How Positive Thinking Became A Management Philosophy

Barbara Ehrenreich attempts to crack this in her book, Bright-Sided (How Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America), where she traces what we know as “positive thinking” and “self help” to its origins in late 1800s America, and the dominant religion of the time. The Calvinisim brought by white settlers to New England could be […]