Optimism

News and Articles About Optimism

6 Ways to Make Financial Forecasts More Realistic
Financial Projections

6 Ways to Make Financial Forecasts More Realistic

When starting your business unbounded optimism is essential but keep it in check when making forecasts.
John Boitnott
What Trying to Choke Grown Men Has Taught Me About Business and Life
Perseverance

What Trying to Choke Grown Men Has Taught Me About Business and Life

Size and strength are good to have but can't overcome an opponent with a stronger will.
Daniel DiPiazza
The 5 Benefits of Being Optimistic
Optimism

The 5 Benefits of Being Optimistic

When running a business, as we all know, there will be difficult days, hard times and stressful periods.
Zach Cutler
3 Ways to Harness the Inner Child in Every Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Mindset

3 Ways to Harness the Inner Child in Every Entrepreneur

The adult perspective will take you only so far when you're doing something as improbable as building a business from your dream.
Phil Tee
One Simple Exercise That Can Help You Think Through Any Big Decision
Decision Making

One Simple Exercise That Can Help You Think Through Any Big Decision

With a little mental finesse, anxiety can be an ally -- even when it comes to decision making.
Drake Baer
5 Negative Ways of Thinking You Need to Stop Today
Negative thoughts

5 Negative Ways of Thinking You Need to Stop Today

Lighten up the inner dialogue and you'll feel better, plus have a more realistic perspective on your life.
Anna Johansson
Why More Millennials are Bullish on Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why More Millennials are Bullish on Entrepreneurship

Optimism is back in a big way among U.S. entrepreneurs, especially the millennial set.
Kate Rogers
Billionaire Wisdom: 8 Insights From a Quartet of the World's Most Effective Entrepreneurs
Billionaires

Billionaire Wisdom: 8 Insights From a Quartet of the World's Most Effective Entrepreneurs

Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Larry Page have harnessed technology to build companies of enormous influence and scale, says the co-author of the new book 'Bold.'
Steven Kotler
Truly Inspirational Leaders Can Dodge Raindrops
Inspiration

Truly Inspirational Leaders Can Dodge Raindrops

Trying to motivate your employees to embrace the seemingly impossible ahead? It all starts with you, says one CEO.
Joel Basgall
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.