Optimism

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4 Tricks to Remaining Upbeat When Times Are Tough
Leadership

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
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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

Hungry Entrepreneurs Need True Grit to Get Their Next Meal

Three essential qualities are the hallmarks of business owners who prevail.
Debra Kaye
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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
Small-Business Confidence Levels Rise, But Not Fast Enough
Growth Strategies

Small-Business Confidence Levels Rise, But Not Fast Enough

Small-business owners are marginally more confident than they have been, but their optimism remains below historic norms, a new report finds.
Ray Hennessey
Finance

Economists Optimistic Even As Sales Growth Slows

A group of economists believe that U.S. economic growth is stable despite sales growth slowing in the second quarter, according to a new report.
Ray Hennessey
Small Business Optimism Grows Despite Stagnant Hiring, Paycheck Size
Growth Strategies

Small Business Optimism Grows Despite Stagnant Hiring, Paycheck Size

Payroll-processing firm SurePayroll releases its June Small-Business Scorecard.
Catherine Clifford