The Optimist Creed…Are You under Positivity Illusion?

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Between April and September 2011, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) reported that small businesses in the US became less optimistic about future prospects. This was visible in the Small Business Optimism Index that fell 1.8 points from 89.9. This lack of optimism was due to small businesses weakening expectations in the coming few months. The chief economist at NIFB, William Dunkelberg said that “with such a dim outlook, owners are not going to do a lot of … [Read more...]

The Optimist Creed…Your Perception Defines You

The Optimist Creed Your Perception Defines You

Mike and Jake were two agents working in a shoe manufacturing company. One day the boss called them to his cabin and asked them whether they would interested to visit Africa for few days and prepare a report analyzing the business opportunities in Africa. Both Mike and Jake were brilliant marketers and they readily agreed. They spent 30 days touring the tribal areas and in the end, both presented different marketing reports. Mike concluded that there is no market for shoes because … [Read more...]

Beyond Inspiration…

Beyond Inspiration

If you want a major dose of inspiration, check out this video...I feel it's beyond inspiration. There are no words that can describe what you will take away from it. Whenever you start feeling frustrated, depressed, lonely, overwhelmed or any other negative emotion, remember this video. You CAN get back up when you think you can't...Watch and see. [trafficplayer_skin padding: 29px 0 0 70px; width: 574px; height: 437px; background: … [Read more...]