Allison Zmuda, Jenny Edwards, Kelly Young, Maurice J. Elias, and Emily Geltz contribute their guest responses sharing advice new teachers, and many readers do the same.
Why Optimism is Necessary in Business
Six Stanford GSB faculty, alumni, and guests share their thoughts on maintaining a positive outlook at work and in life: Tweet this: Read the Tumblr blog post. Tweet this: Watch the video. Tweet this: Read the blog post. Tweet this: Read the article. Tweet this: Watch the video. Tweet this: Read the article.
How Being Positive Helps Optimism
Meador Staffing, now hiring for jobs in Austin TX, shows how being positive helps productivity and makes you more optimistic.
Workplace Optimism: 3 Ways to Nurture It
Optimism in the workplace increases productivity, customer satisfaction and profits. What can you do to cultivate an environment that inspires employees and gives them hope that good things will come from their work? Here are three steps to creating a more optimistic culture.
Why Political Pessimism Trumps Optimism
Tips for Teaching Realistic Optimism
Some simple strategies can help students reframe challenges as opportunities for growth.
10 More Heavily Guarded/Secure Locations
Optimism rises as Dow tops 20,000
Investors celebrated Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average crossed the 20,000 mark for the first time, the latest milestone in a record-setting drive for the stock market.
Increased certainty should breed optimism
OPINION The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is regularly asked to comment on the state of the agriculture industry. As an equipment-manufacturing-industry representative, I often find myself responding to questions related
Why Optimism Is Actually Kind Of Depressing
There are times in my life when motivational speakers bum me out. When things are going well, I believe them. I think they rock. But then tough times com...
Why Hope Isn't Just Optimism
Four years ago, this strange micro-trend appeared: A handful of Dallas-area megachurch pastors were diagnosed with cancer within the span of about 12 months. Now, we've don't exactly have a shortage of large churches here in Dallas, but still, it was weird and disturbing. It hit closer to home be
How Far Will Optimism Get Us?
According to Tali Sharot, our innate optimism bias is necessary, but needs to be taken in doses.
Optimism at the Top
James Branch Cabell describes the optimist as “one who proclaims that they live in the best of all worlds; and the pessimist as one who fears this is true”. I think he was trying to explain how somehow in this world of confused politics, economies and religions there is always change and potential conflict looming …
Practical Optimism for Teachers and Students
In their blog post “Cultivating Practical Optimism: A Key to Getting the Best from Your Brain,” Drs. Marcus Conyers and Donna Wilson describe the concept of “positive optimism.” They define it as a…
How to Lead With Optimism
Learn the secret to being an optimistic leader in this Fast Company article by Robert Safian, founder of The Flux Group.
Dow 20,000 hopes slip away as election optimism wanes
Dow 20,000? Don’t hold your breath. Wall Street analysts are cooling to the prospect of the blue-chip stock index breaking through the 20,000 mark by the end of the year — as optimism over Presiden…
A Superhero's Guide to Optimism
In 10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happier, we urged you to become an optimist. Study after study shows optimists are healthier, happier and lead longer lives. But what is optimism? How do you learn it? We’ve got all the answers in A Superhero’s Guide to Optimism. What Is Optimism? Optimists and pessimists frame negative …
Optimism may hold secret to longer life, study suggests
Research claims people who ‘look on the bright side’ stand better chance of reaching 85
Selling Confidence: How Optimism Can Bolster Your Sales Team
Sales management tips on BusinessNewsDaily.com Excerpt below: Inspiring optimism in your sales team isn’t always easy, but you can do it with the right techniques. Caretsky shares three tips for helping your team take the “glass half full” approach to its work. Retrain worn-down employees. Constant rejection when making a few dozen calls a day can take its toll on even the most optimistic person…
Positive signs in early results — reasons for optimism regarding ICD-10 productivity
One of the biggest unknowns of the ICD-10 implementation is the effect on coding productivity. Experts have estimated the expected loss in productivity post-ICD-10 as HIM professionals climb the le…