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How optimism could kill your start-up

Andrew Badham - 2018-10-09 08:20:44

A recent study published in the European Economic Review had, what I assume many people found to be, counterintuitive findings. Optimism and entrepreneurship don’t mix. In short, entrepreneurs with above average reported levels of optimism earned 30% less than those without rose tinted specs; a hard pill to swallow for believers in the law of attraction. Those who find this new information hard to believe might have a simple question quite rightly permeating their brains: How could optim... Read more

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