It is really hard managing work with the people who have Pessimistic Attitude. These people do not adapt the changes and new ideas so they reject the ideas automatically.
Initially you probably just feel some annoyance while handling the negative mindset of the people. But eventually it starts spreading in the atmosphere and start affecting other good players. This may lead toward low productivity, lower turnover, and nonattendance.
Managing Your Own Attitude: Your team can get annoyed from your own attitude so first you need to manage your own attitude in a positive direction. Sometimes your own team feels that it is you who is affecting their work. So before you start poking your nose in the problem try to evaluate your own existence and attitude. Just in case if you feel that everything is right and you also don’t have attitude problem create a situation in front of your friends to check their remarks about your positive attitude.
Divert Pessimism in to Output: Being preemptive so you can help the team to bring cynic change in their performance and enable your team to achieve better output. Do not let negative comments to hang back. Use your positive skills so your team can stay united and they also start supporting you.