Although they are involved in serious work, good managers try not to take themselves too seriously.
They may be disappointed when something doesn't go well, but instead of plunging into self-doubt and depression, they pick themselves up and attempt to resolve the issue from a different angle. Instead of spending time worrying or over-analyzing a failure, they try again. In the workplace, especially during challenging times or even when business strategies fail, it is easier to be pessimistic than optimistic, but that's a wrong turn - especially when your team members are looking to you for a psychological boost. Memorable bosses maintain their optimism through the most challenging times