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Teachers Shape Students' Motivation. Where Do They Learn How to Do It? – Education Week

Teachers Shape Students' Motivation. Where Do They Learn How to Do It? – Education Week

Motivation
Study after study finds students' motivation to learn is often driven by their relationships with their teachers, but a new report suggests many new educators enter the classroom with inconsistent training on what helps to spark that drive. The Mindset Scholars Network, a collaborative of researchers who study issues of student motivation, asked more than 170 leaders of teacher-education programs whether and how they incorporated emerging research on how teachers affect "social psychological factors that support—or undermine—students' motivation to learn."  In recent years there has been an explosion of research and interest in these motivating factors, such as students' sense of belonging at school; whether they believe academic abilities are innate or can grow throug
Need Some Mom Motivation? 5 Inspirational Quotes from Moms of Entrepreneurs – The Story Exchange

Need Some Mom Motivation? 5 Inspirational Quotes from Moms of Entrepreneurs – The Story Exchange

Motivation
Moms are often the heart, soul and backbone of a family. Through their words, actions and accomplishments, they can motivate and inspire those around them — including the women entrepreneurs in their lives. At least, that’s what we found when we surveyed 1,000 women business owners through our 1,000 Stories research project. Nearly a quarter of the women who participated named their moms and grandmas as their biggest role models. In honor of them — and because Mother’s Day is celebrated this Sunday — we’re sharing the sage advice that influenced the work and lives of five women business owners. [Related: 8 Great Gifts for Moms, Made by Mompreneurs] 1. “The glass is always half full.” Lisa Price of beauty business Carol’s Daughter was clearly inspired by her mom, given the name of her co
Restaurants Should Increase Their Appetite For Digital Marketing 05/10/2019 – MediaPost Communications

Restaurants Should Increase Their Appetite For Digital Marketing 05/10/2019 – MediaPost Communications

Online Marketing
The concept of the TV commercial as the best channel for restaurants to reach customers is quickly falling away. Consider this: over 1 billion restaurant visits by consumers are influenced by online marketing, according to Monetate.As challenger brands like Sweetgreen attract investment dollars because of “technology as a base ingredient,” (per a Wired story),  and third-party delivery services like DoorDash make headlines for its reported $6 billion valuation (likely in part due to the customer data it collects), the value of fostering digitally enabled, direct relationships has never been clearer.The beauty of digital done the right way is its ability to provide access to greater customer data and insights. However, many restaurant marketers aren’t equipped to use that data to it
How Aaron Agius Finds Motivation Through Hard Times – Thrive Global

How Aaron Agius Finds Motivation Through Hard Times – Thrive Global

Motivation
I know this is not an easy question. What drives you? I’m driven by my family, and by what my work means for them and for our lifestyle. Everything I do in my life and my work is to empower my family with as many opportunities, tools and resources as possible so that they can be successful. Because my global agency works with a distributed team, we’re able to travel worldwide. I have the flexibility to be there when my kids or my wife needs me. And we’re able to do it without financial burdens hanging over our heads. Knowing how precious and rare that gift is drives me keep growing and to keep pushing my business forward – even on the hardest days. None of us are able to achieve success without some help along the way. Is there a particular person you are grateful towards wh
6 Mother's Day Campaigns to Inspire Your Emotional Marketing Strategy – MarTech Advisor

6 Mother's Day Campaigns to Inspire Your Emotional Marketing Strategy – MarTech Advisor

Marketing Strategy
<!-- --> <!-- --> 6 Mother’s Day Campaigns to Inspire Your Emotional Marketing Strategy | MarTech Advisor With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it seems like the perfect time to talk about emotional marketing. In this article, we explore what it means and how it’s used. Mother’s Day strikes a chord among us all as it is a day to honor and appreciate mothers, grandmothers, great grandmother

Unicorn Self-Help Books To Help You Find The Sparkle In Your Life – Book Riot

Self Help
Unicorns have been the popular mythical creature for years now, as our recent master list of unicorn books for children and teens can attest. Not to be left out, there is a burgeoning genre of unicorn self-help books for grown-ups now too!Thus far, unicorn self-help books seem to be primarily coming from a white, heteronormative point of view. The closest book we could find from a non-white point of view is Tiffany Haddish’s hilarious book of essays, The Last Black Unicorn, which isn’t really about unicorns but is fun, so you may as well read it too. Plus, its cute unicorny cover would look great on your shelf next to any of the titles listed above.The Unicorn Guide to Life: Magical Methods for Looking Good and Feeling Great by Eunice HorneYou don’t have to be magic to harness
5 Relationship-Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses to Use to Increase ROI – Entrepreneur

5 Relationship-Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses to Use to Increase ROI – Entrepreneur

Marketing Strategy
Most Gen Zers have never known life without the internet; they can smell inauthenticity a mile away. So polish up your customer relationships. May 10, 2019 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Relationship marketing marks the re-emergence of human friendliness in our sometimes-cold, digital world. As it turns out, robots are not the ones buying products and services from us … it’s still people! Related: Connecting With Your Customer Is What Drives Relationship MarketingSo, while technology in the digital marketing space allows for scaling (maybe to unprecedented heights), it also makes us prone to forget that we’re dealing with pe
New Study Shows How People Use Social Media to Grow and Promote Their Businesses – Social Media Today

New Study Shows How People Use Social Media to Grow and Promote Their Businesses – Social Media Today

Social Media Marketing
Social media is one of the most popular marketing channels existing today. Yet, some business and organization leaders have questioned how effective it is in reaching their marketing objectives. Is it worth the financial and human resources investment? The newly released 2019 Social Media Marketing Industry Report from Social Media Examiner provides us with some insight on social media usage and behavior. The study surveyed more than 4,800 marketers with the goal of understanding how they’re using social media to grow and promote their businesses. Increased exposure and traffic are the top social media marketing benefits for the past five years. Increased exposure grew to 93% from 87% in 2018 and increased traffic improved to 87% from 78% last year demonstrating that positive re
Wasuremono release new single 'Self-Help' – – VENTS Magazine

Wasuremono release new single 'Self-Help' – – VENTS Magazine

Self Help
RJ Frometa 7 mins ago News 4 Views Wasuremono have released a brand new single today entitled ‘Self-Help’ after 6 Music’s Steve Lamacq gave the track it’s first spin on his show yesterday (1h 14.35m). The track is taken from their recently announced upcoming album ‘Are You OK?’ that will be released on June 14th via The Wilderness Records. The brainchild of Wasuremono, William Southward, explained the meaning behind the song: “‘Self-Help’, was the last song to be written. It’s got a Prince kinda vibe, but with low tuned guitars and gospel influenced backing vocals, with call and response. The running theme is one of optimism and feeling less alone, b