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Publisher's Summary

Optimism is your secret weapon in business and in life. It is custom designed specifically for you, and it is capable of bringing you everything you want. Optimism can overcome financial problems, physical disabilities, and personal challenges.

In Jim Stovall's latest audiobook The Art of Optimism, he uses stories, studies, and personal experience to illustrate how adopting an attitude of optimism can change your life.

Listen and learn: 

  • How to fuel optimism
  • How to find opportunity through optimism
  • How to overcome negative circumstances
  • How to maintain optimism in business and in life
  • How optimism is your most important asset
  • And much more! 

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."  - Winston Churchill

©2018 Jim Stovall (P)2018 Jim Stovall

What listeners say about The Art of Optimism: Your Competitive Edge

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  • 2019-03-28

Very moving and inspiring story.

I picked up this book is part of my journey with anxiety and depression. I've traced a lot of my anxious reasoning to a general pessimistic view on life. I've explored a few books on optimism including authors like Martin Seligman and now Jim Stovall. I find that they are potentially links in a chain of changing one's Behavior and thinking patterns from those that generate anxiety and self-doubt to thoughts of hopefulness and success. Although I didn't find the book packed with useful tools, as I had hoped, there were some valuable insights. I think the overall messaging painted a picture of what a budding Optimist must do in order to change one's thinking and develop a more positive outlook on their future.

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  • Cade H. Hawkins
  • 2021-09-21

It was a great listen

filled with many compelling reasons for being an optimistic person and changing our point of view. it did not however, provide many tricks or tips or lessons on becoming more optimistic and sticking true to an optimistic lifestyle. If you need more reasons to be optimistic and change your outlook, this one's for you. If you're stuck thinking like a pessimistic person right now and need to change your thinking to be more optimistic, this won't help very much. still, it is an encouragement to the seeking of the optimist's lifestyle.

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  • 2020-06-05

stellar

Another uplifting and real life story by Jim, clearly demonstrating the power of optimism and steadfast belief of You Can if you think you can!