Research note 2: Hope v optimism

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Always address the ‘misconceptions’. I have news for you and it may not be what you want to read! Optimism is not hope. You cannot substitute optimism for hope any more than you can substitute hope for optimism. People tend to use hope and optimism as synonyms, but this isn’t accurate or correct. In the […]

Research note on hope 1: Probability

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What was your favourite topic at school and how has it influenced your leadership skills? Mine was probability and statistics in mathematics, particularly, the difference between “probability” and “odds” (and confidence interval). If a racehorse runs 100 races and wins 25 times and loses the other 75 times, the probability of winning is 25/100 = […]