Citations with the tag: OPTIMISM
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- I'm optimistic that things will always go wrong.
Brostoff, Steven // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 2/26/96, Vol. 100 Issue 9, p14
Presents views on optimistic feelings on when things will always go wrong. Allegations made.
- Are you an optimist?
Brostoff, Steven // Redbook; Oct98, Vol. 191 Issue 6, p92
Presents a quiz aimed at determining if one is an optimist.
- Living up to your fullest potential.
Woo, Carolyn // Vital Speeches of the Day; 08/15/98, Vol. 64 Issue 21, p670
Presents a speech by dean of the University of Notre Dame's College of Business Administration, given before the Commencement at Holy Cross College in South Bend, Indiana, on May 9, 1998, dealing with the issue of being optimistic.
- Optimism and Pessimism: Keep the Glass Half Full.
Green-Wilson, Jennifer // PT in Motion; Nov2011, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p40
The article presents the author's insights on how to make the most of the optimist and pessimist attitudes, in which she suggests that optimism requires realistic thoughts and preparedness for whatever outcome, while pessimism needs defensive strategy.
- Positive thinking that works.
Bailey, Janet // Glamour; May97, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p82
Focuses on a study focused on how beneficial positive thinking can be. Improvement in self-esteem and symptoms of depression; Effectiveness of statements tailored to people's personal concerns.
- Mega Millions and taxes inspire daydream believers.
Hetrick, Bruce // Indianapolis Business Journal; 4/9/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p34
The article discusses how mega millions and taxes in the U.S. inspire its residents to daydream about an optimistic future for the country.
- Think positive: How to be an optimist.
Eberlein, Tamara // Good Housekeeping; Jan96, Vol. 222 Issue 1, p77
Offers suggestions for becoming an optimist. Challenging of negative thoughts; Role rehearsal; Acknowledging self achievements; Goal setting. INSET: When is pessimism a good thing?..
- Glimmers of hope.
Everett-Heath, Tom // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 1/14/2005, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p1
Introduces a series of articles on optimism for Palestine and Sudan.
- Optimism--or denial?
Bailey, Janet // Glamour; Apr97, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p74
Presents results of research study on how optimists deal with the negative side of a situation. Ability to deal with negative events.
- Personal power.
Hathaway, Amanda // American Salon; Jun97, Vol. 120 Issue 6, p66
Offers tips to hairstylists on how to achieve financial and emotional prosperity through positive thoughts. Focusing on oneself; Using positive visualization; Reminding oneself of the motivation behind one's career choice.
- Use of Differentiable and Nondifferentiable Optimization Algorithms for Variational Data Assimilation with Discontinuous Cost Functions.
Zhang, S.; Zou, X.; Ahlquist, J.; Navon, I. M. // Monthly Weather Review; Dec2000, Vol. 128 Issue 12, p4031
Presents information on a study which illustrated the performances of differentiable and nondifferentiable optimization algorithms for minimizing cost functions. Bundle methods in nonsmooth optimization; Conclusions.
- Exponential irreducible neighborhoods for combinatorial optimization problems.
Firla, Robert T.; Spille, Bianca; Weismantel, Robert // Mathematical Methods of Operations Research; 2002, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p29
This paper deals with irreducible augmentation vectors associated with three combinatorial optimization problems: the TSP, the ATSP, and the SOP. We study families of irreducible vectors of exponential size, derived from alternating cycles, where optimizing a linear function over each of these...
- Robust synthesis method improves dielectric-mirror design.
Firla, Robert T.; Spille, Bianca; Weismantel, Robert // Laser Focus World; Mar2011, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p10
The article reports on the robust synthesis method developed by the researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit�t M�nchen, Ultrafast Innovations, and Ultrafast Innovations which improves dielectric-mirror design to produce using conventional needle optimization techniques.
- The Up Side.
Firla, Robert T.; Spille, Bianca; Weismantel, Robert // Guideposts; Dec2007, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p12
The article presents several quotations on positive thinking.
- Optimistic People Live Longer.
Firla, Robert T.; Spille, Bianca; Weismantel, Robert // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter; Jan2003, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p4
Discusses the link of optimistic behavior to a person's health.
- Study: Americans still confident about retirement savings.
Firla, Robert T.; Spille, Bianca; Weismantel, Robert // Fairfield County Business Journal; 5/5/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 18, p32
Presents study results on the confidence of Americans on retirement savings. Assessment of the financial needs; Offer of financial education to employees; Optimism concerning the retirement prospects.
- Fine tuning money management with f.
Ruggiero Jr., Murray A. // Futures: News, Analysis & Strategies for Futures, Options & Deri; Sep95, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p48
Offers advise on how to use optimal f as a formula to calculate the optimal percentage of an account to risk for a given system to maximize returns. Discussion of theory behind optimal f; How to use it in all phases of a system's life cycle. INSETS: Taking your equity to the moon.;In the library..
- Choices for a new millennium.
Shaw, Geoff // NZ Marketing Magazine; Mar99, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p56
Focuses on the optimism of marketers. Risk behavior of marketers; Tips when considering marketing career moves; Options or opportunities for change.
- There's hope for optimism.
Marty, Martin E. // Christian Century; 11/04/98, Vol. 115 Issue 30, p1039
Discusses various aspects of optimism associated with the definition of hope. Medical conditions presented to emphasize the subject; Attitudes of patients who underwent medical treatments.
- Process optimization: Integrating energy and process systems.
Smith, Walt // Energy User News; May97, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p30
Part II. Focuses on the practicability of process optimization through the integration of energy and process system in industries to reengineer critical and profit-sensitive issues in the United States. Phases of auditing the process; Explanation of the optimization process; Focus on...
- Believing in The Future.
Brooks, Robert // Metal Producing & Processing; Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p2
Focuses on the perspective of an optimists concerning the pending war between the U.S.-Iraq. Restoration of world peace; Extension of individual security; Development of the steel industry.
- A pratical approach to computerizing optimization problems.
Taylor, Robert E. // Industrial Management; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p20
Focuses on the development of different approaches to the many computerizing optimization problems. What contributes the automatic control of various processes; Definition of optimization; Benefit of the mathematical models; Description of the development of an optimizing algorithm.
- Event-Specific Versus Unitary Causal Accounts of Optimism Bias.
Chua, Frances J.; Job, R.F. Soames // Journal of Behavioral Medicine; Oct1999, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p457
Optimism bias is often assumed to have a unitary cause regardless of the event, however, factors causing it may actually be event-specific. In Experiment 1 (N=23), subjects rated the importance of various causes for individual events. The results identified consistent differences in perceptions...
- Warning for optimists.
Chua, Frances J.; Job, R.F. Soames // Futurist; Nov/Dec94, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p8
Focuses on health hazards of optimism. Carelessness and ignoring of preventive steps in traumas as results of excessive optimism; Underestimation of the severity of a health problem.
- Accentuate the positive.
Chua, Frances J.; Job, R.F. Soames // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 02/28/2000, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p4
Editorial. States that accentuating the positive is the secret of a happy life.
- Cautious confessions of a cynical optimist.
Dettmer, Jamie // Insight on the News; 3/31/97, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p48
Discusses the difficulty to apply optimism in journalism when confronted with incredible political issues and lying politicians. Denial of public officials about the story the author had written; Citizens' skepticisms about the integrity of the government; Issues about Big Brother company...
- Hopeless end... or endless hope.
Rohrer, Robert // Supervision; Dec90, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p8
Discusses about pessimism and optimism in a working place. Background on the optimistic approach; Why supervisors should have no room for pessimism; Other information.
- Look on the bright side, we're all doomed anyway.
Murray, Iain // Marketing Week (01419285); 8/8/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 32, p78
Encourages marketers to be optimistic even as they may be faced with challenges. Highlight of news items relevant to marketers.
- Look on the Bright Side.
Lesonsky, Rieva // Entrepreneur; Sep2001, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p8
Encourages people to be optimistic despite the recession in the United States. Reasons for encouraging people; How to deal with the effects of economic recession.
- Are you an optimist, a pessimist or neither?
Dolliver, Mark // Adweek New England Edition; 11/17/97, Vol. 34 Issue 46, p20
Presents the result of a survey on people in the United States who were asked whether they are an optimist or a pessimist. Percentage of respondents who are optimists; Percentage of respondents who are pessimists.
- QUIZ: ARE YOU AN OPTIMIST?
Dolliver, Mark // Real Living; Feb2009, Issue 39, p139
A quiz concerning optimistic characteristics and quality is presented.
- I think I can. I think I can. I thought I could. I thought I could.
Gitomer, Jeffrey // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 2/28/2003, Issue 323053, p6
Provides information on marketing. Need for personal development; clarification on philosophies and methods of selling; Possession of optimism.
- Words-worth Blue-sky thinking.
Gitomer, Jeffrey // Management Today; Aug2002, p16
Focuses on the definition of blue-sky thinking. Presence of optimistic ideas; Feelings of persons with blue-sky thinking.
- UK directors caught in wave of optimism.
Gitomer, Jeffrey // Personnel Today; 4/23/2002, p6
Reports the increasing optimism of the business leaders in Great Britain.
- the up side�.
Gitomer, Jeffrey // Guideposts; May2012, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p11
The article presents several quotations related to the positive thinking by several readers which includes Pauline L. Stillman, Patti Stull and author, Ray Bradbury.
- This Holiday Season's Best Buy: OPTIMISM.
Gitomer, Jeffrey // Exceptional Parent; Dec2002, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p72
Focuses on the benefits of having an optimistic outlook in life. Conceptualization of optimism; Relationship of stress and optimism; Parenting challenges and optimism.
- The moderating effect of optimism on the relation between hassles and somatic complaints.
Lai, Julian C.L. // Psychological Reports; Jun95, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p883
Examines the effects of optimism on the link between hassles and reports of physical symptoms. Dependency of the nature of the relationship between hassles and symptom reports on optimism scores; Reliability of the hassles score as a predictor of physical symptom scores; Positive association...
- WHY DON'T YOU...Look on the bright side.
Lai, Julian C.L. // Cleo; Feb2003, Issue 364, p48
Focuses on a study which examined the link between optimism and longevity. Findings; Recommendations.
- c'mon get happy.
Newman, Judith // Health (Time Inc. Health); Sep2000, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p130
Provides information on how to become an optimist and on how to make oneself happy despite the burden of personal problems. Positive thinking that works; Information on the book `Learned Optimism' and `The Optimistic Child,' by Martin Seligman; Difference of an optimist and a pessimist. INSET:...
- Getting a Grip On a Day Gone Bad.
Jones, Linda // Heart & Soul; Mar2001, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p78
Presents tips on how to maintain an optimistic outlook on life despite having a bad day.
- A Winning Attitude.
Jones, Linda // Going Bonkers; Jan2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p58
The article discusses the advantages of having a positive mental attitude.
- POSITIVE THINKING IN BEREAVEMENT: IS IT RELATED TO DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, OR GRIEF SYMPTOMATOLOGY?
Boelen, Paul A.; van den Bout, Jan // Psychological Reports; Dec2002, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p857
The present study sought to explore the relationship between positive thinking�operationalized as the frequency of positive automatic thoughts and dispositional optimism�and depression, anxiety, and traumatic grief symptomatology. Data were derived from 326 bereaved adults who had 3 yr....
- The Up Side.
Boelen, Paul A.; van den Bout, Jan // Guideposts; Apr2008, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p17
The article presents quotes from today's positive thinkers including TV journalist and breast cancer survivor Linda Ellerbee, Tiger Woods, and actress Eva Longoria.
- Summertime, and the mood is optimistic.
Boelen, Paul A.; van den Bout, Jan // Wyoming Business Report; Jun2010, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p28
The article reflects on the optimism of Wyoming despite the effects of recession.
- Start the day right.
Corbett, Holly Cassandra // Self; Jun2003, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p36
Cites the result of a study claiming that practicing grateful thinking makes people more energetic and enthusiastic.
- Happy to Meet You!
Wong, Amy // Positive Thinking; Sep/Oct2007, p5
The article introduces various articles within the issue, including inspiring stories of a Hurricane Katrina relief volunteer and a researcher who challenged the conventional theory about how elephants communicate.
- Big Shot.
Levine, Adam; Levin-Epstein, Amy // Best Life; Aug2008, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p124
A personal narrative is presented which explains how the author became an optimist for life.
- Positive Thoughts Can Help on Road to Success.
Owen, Ted // San Diego Business Journal; 7/28/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 30, p38
Presents several quotations on positive thinking.
- THINK HAPPY THOUGHTS.
Neal, Victoria // Entrepreneur; Jun2000, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p16
Presents tips on how to be an optimistic entrepreneur. Changing body language; Thinking of solutions, not problems; Speaking in a cheerful voice; Using upbeat words; Avoiding emotional vampires.
- CHOOSE OPTIMISM.
DeVos, Rich // Saturday Evening Post; Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 273 Issue 1, p44
Considers the need for optimism to one's outlook in life. How optimism differs from pessimism; How negative thoughts can influence a person's attitude; Description on a person with an optimistic attitude.