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Day 15 – Q 3.How does attitude influence behaviour? Discuss with the help of suitable examples.

3. How does attitude influence behaviour? Discuss with the help of suitable examples. 

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Attitude is the feelings and beliefs that determine the behavior of the person. They provide the framework for responding in a particular fashion.


How attitude influence behavior:

Attitudes maybe positive or negative. Positive attitude yields positive/favorable behavior and negative attitude yields negative/unfavorable behavior.

Example 1: Sourav Ganguly.

When Sourav Ganguly took up the captaincy of Indian cricket team, it was engulfed in many controversies. But it was his attitude/belief that we can become number one side in world, that changed his behavior towards game on field and that transformed the team to where it is today in world arena.  

Example 2: Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.

When the whole world was critical of us and waiting for our downfall, it was this man who dreamt of India as a Nuclear power. That India which makes world turn its head towards us. It was that positive attitude in him, that convinced the government of the day of Atal Bihari Vajpayee to approve a critical Nuclear test i.e. Pokhran-2.

Example 3: Oprah Winfrey.

She was mocked for her weight, racial background, sexuality, voice among many others. But that did not deter her. It was her attitude towards life and goals which influenced her and brought out that behavior which helped her achieve whatever she is today.

Note: Use examples that are different and not used often. Mahatma Gandhi, Ashok Khemka, Durga Shakti Nagpal etc. have been used for too long. If your answer has to stand out, then your examples should also be different from the crowd.


Attitude is everything in life, it is the one which decides whether a person is successful or failure.  Positive attitude in life will change failure also to success but negative attitude will change even an opportunity into threat or trouble.

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