Optimism

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Business Lessons From a Refugee Turned Youngest African-American IHOP Franchisee
Success Strategies

Business Lessons From a Refugee Turned Youngest African-American IHOP Franchisee

At 27, Adenah Bayoh purchased a franchise. Today, her portfolio also includes $200 million in urban redevelopment projects. Here are some of her insights.
Carol Roth
Become More Positive With These 5 Tips
Positivity

Become More Positive With These 5 Tips

Having a better outlook on life will lead you to success.
Michael Jacobs
5 Ways to Show Gratitude Every Single Day
Gratitude

5 Ways to Show Gratitude Every Single Day

This time of year everyone is expressing gratitude but this sort of mentality needs to occur all year long.
Laura Stack
4 Tricks to Remaining Upbeat When Times Are Tough
Optimism

4 Tricks to Remaining Upbeat When Times Are Tough

Entrepreneurship can put us on an emotional rollercoaster, zooming from self-congratulation to self-doubt in minutes. Here is how to achieve a positive inner attitude.
Dorie Clark
U.S. Small-Business Confidence Declined in September, NFIB Says
NFIB

U.S. Small-Business Confidence Declined in September, NFIB Says

More owners said they expected a slowdown in profits and sales, tightening credit conditions and a harder time filling job openings.
Small Business Owners' Definition of Success Fuels Their Optimism
Optimism

Small Business Owners' Definition of Success Fuels Their Optimism

'There's no better place to be an entrepreneur than in the U.S.,' says the CEO of The Hartford, which recently released a survey of small businesses.
Gene Marks
Successful Entrepreneurs Thrive in Failure, So Embrace It When It's Inevitable
Failure

Successful Entrepreneurs Thrive in Failure, So Embrace It When It's Inevitable

A business ending shouldn't be seen as the end of the line. With each defeat, comes important lessons to get it right next time.
Jayson DeMers
5 Quotes to Inspire the Optimistic Entrepreneur in You
Inspiration

5 Quotes to Inspire the Optimistic Entrepreneur in You

A positive attitude can take you far in your career, like these five successes prove with their perspective of possibility.
Adam Toren
Hungry Entrepreneurs Need True Grit to Get Their Next Meal
Leadership Qualities

Hungry Entrepreneurs Need True Grit to Get Their Next Meal

Three essential qualities are the hallmarks of business owners who prevail.
Debra Kaye
Small Businesses Extend Hiring at Best Post-Recession Clip
Employment

Small Businesses Extend Hiring at Best Post-Recession Clip

There's still a lot of worry about adding new employees, but the pace of hiring is at an eight-year high.
Ray Hennessey
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do
Barbara Corcoran

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous
Laura Entis
Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet
Hiring

Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet

Daniel Houghton, a former wedding photographer with no prior executive experience, has been trying to turn around global travel guide company Lonely Planet.
Geoff Weiss
Entrepreneurs: Your Irrational Optimism Is Necessary
Lifestyle

Entrepreneurs: Your Irrational Optimism Is Necessary

A look at how an aggressively optimistic outlook can lead to great things.
Laura Entis
Young Women Are Earning Almost as Much as Men for First Time Ever
Entrepreneurs

Young Women Are Earning Almost as Much as Men for First Time Ever

Women between the ages of 25 and 34 are earning 93 percent of what men earn, according to a new survey.
Laura Entis