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Question 1 of 10
Optimism in its rawest form is ________.
Refusing to be realistic.
Question 2 of 10
Optimism can be taught and learned.
Question 3 of 10
According to Greg, what is the force that conspires to assist optimists?
The medical profession.
The marine ecosystem.
Question 4 of 10
For which hospital did Greg’s trip around the Cape of Storms raise R1.3 million?
Red Cross Children’s Hospital.
Red Cross War Memorial Hospital.
Question 5 of 10
How can entrepreneurs inspire optimism in the people around them?
Run workshops and brainstorming sessions on optimism.
Tell stories that feature optimists.
All of the above.
Question 6 of 10
Who are the most optimistic people you can ever hope to meet?
Cardiac surgery survivors.
Question 7 of 10
What can you do to counter negative feelings?
Refuse to acknowledge those feelings.
Remember that there is always someone worse off than you.
Go for a swim.
Question 8 of 10
What does Greg recommend you do to get out of a funk?
Get out of your usual routine and do something completely different.
Get more rest and wait it out.
Exercise and sweat it out.
Question 9 of 10
What do most of the world’s most successful people have in common?
A good education.
Hardship that changed the course of their lives.
Question 10 of 10
Why is optimism important for entrepreneurs?
It enables them to bounce back after a knock down.
It helps them to focus on the good things.
It helps them get new customers.