Optimism: Powerful Mojo

Optimism is organizing positively toward the future and having a disposition to react to issues with a sense of confidence. Optimism is not an excessively or blindly optimistic attitude, it is a foundational belief that the future can be better. Reuven Bar-On defines optimism simply as a positive attitude and outlook on life.  Optimism helps initiatives … Continue reading Optimism: Powerful Mojo

The Doldrums

The doldrums is a nautical term referencing windless conditions.  As the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tells us, this belt near the equator is officially called the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone, “ITCZ” and pronounced as “itch” – how appropriate!  In sailing, it was known as a place where sailing ships encountered such calm waters and winds that … Continue reading The Doldrums