At the extreme ends of the gratitude scale sit grateful and ingrateful. Somewhere in the middle is a very dangerous place called ungrateful.
Ungrateful habits are costly, eroding the cultures at home and in the office. This is not good... especially for building a positive, engaged, achievement-based culture.
So, I ask you, "Are you ungrateful?"
Watch the video, leave a comment and let me know what you see as the most pressing issue related to being ungrateful at work?
Here's the science
The issue of ungrateful is compounded by the human tendency to distort who is ungrateful and lay the blame on others. Psychologists refer to this as "cognitive bias"... how we unknowingly take mental shortcuts and make poor judgments. By teaching people how to develop a grateful frame of mind, they're equipped to avoid the mental shortcuts that lead to ungrateful thinking and living.