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The “Optimist” is a leader who undervalues the struggle the team experiences and doesn’t acknowledge their hard-fought learning and work.

  • Intention: To create a belief that the team can do it.
  • Outcome: They forget the struggle and don’t accept the possibility of failure.

Your Next Steps

Follow these steps to shift from Diminishing to Multiplying.

Dive Deep:
Run an Experiment

The “Talk Up Your Mistakes” experiment will help combat your optimist tendency by sharing your own mistakes, inviting experimentation and learning.

Report Back: 
Share your Experience

As you take these steps, we want to hear about your experiences from "aha" moments to behavior shifts to team impact stories. 

The bestselling book that inspired the quiz

Written by Liz Wiseman, Multipliers began with a simple observation: There is more intelligence inside our organizations than we are using. Learn about the disciplines that set Multiplier leaders apart by fully utilizing all the genius around them.

The Wiseman Group is a talent development and research organization headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For people striving to build a high-contribution culture, The Wiseman Group creates insights that ignite multiplying behavior, because developing and using talent is the ultimate advantage.

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