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Day: September 24, 2019

Ann Curry Talks About Her Motivation For Reporting After 'Today Show' Departure – Showbiz Cheat Sheet

Ann Curry Talks About Her Motivation For Reporting After 'Today Show' Departure – Showbiz Cheat Sheet

Motivation
Ann Curry’s highly publicized exit from Today Show in 2012 has not slowed the seasoned journalist down. After spending 15 years at the NBC news desk, Curry took her stellar reporting skills to other news outlets, most recently anchoring and executive producing TNT’s live show, Chasing the Cure. Curry recently spoke on what motivates her most about her work, and how she chose to overcome a “second mountain” after her tumultuous Today Show exit. Ann Curry | Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival A controversial ending Reports swirled in 2012 regarding Curry’s departure from the Today Show, with many saying co-host Matt Lauer prompted her release by expressing to executive producer Jim Bell that he and Curry had no onscreen rapport. Curry’s emotional last day in
Normani's "Motivation" Was Her First Opportunity to Be "110%" Herself Following Her Fifth Harmony Days – TeenVogue.com

Normani's "Motivation" Was Her First Opportunity to Be "110%" Herself Following Her Fifth Harmony Days – TeenVogue.com

Motivation
A month after blowing everyone’s minds with “Motivation” and its showstopping ‘00s-inspired visuals, Normani is opening up about the wider significance of track in terms of her solo career.In a new interview with the Zach Sang Show, the singer revealed that the song is actually much more than just a single for her, but the first opportunity she has had to truly be herself and prove what she has to offer as an artist. “‘Motivation’ was such an incredible opportunity for me to showcase what I knew I was capable of for such a long time,” Normani revealed in the interview. “Being in an entity and being who you are within that, I couldn’t tap into who Normani was 110%.”Since Fifth Harmony officially announced their indefinite hiatus in 2018, Normani has put out two top-charting tracks — “Lo
This Experimental Latinx Art Space Has Supported the Careers of Hundreds of Artists – Artsy

This Experimental Latinx Art Space Has Supported the Careers of Hundreds of Artists – Artsy

Self Help
Self Help would join a small network of community art spaces like the Chicanx art space Goez Art Studio and Galleries, and the Watts Towers Art Center. Offering free studio spaces and equipment was at the heart of the trio’s work, but they also developed experimental art spaces that were temporary, public, free, inclusive, educational, and mobile. They shared a deep and profound alliance with their Chicanx neighbors, and they looked to confront some of the social ills they witnessed, like gang violence and drug addiction, as well as city-wide stereotypes that circulated about Chicanxs and the places they lived.As Self Help became a center for artists and artist collectives in L.A., the needs and requirements of reaching a wider audience demanded a more public and street-centered approac
Why Mastercard's marketing strategy is a welcomed assault on the senses – Campaign US

Why Mastercard's marketing strategy is a welcomed assault on the senses – Campaign US

Marketing Strategy
Mastercard’s chief marketing officer has been in the role for seven years -- something Raja Rajamannar jokes makes him uneasy, given its average tenure. But the self proclaimed "old dog" is showing zero signs of slowing down or becoming irrelevant. The exact opposite. He’s helped propel the finance brand to a whole new level of customer applicability. "People expect a lot," said Rajamannar during a talk at Advertising Week on Monday. "They’re being spoilt rotten. They want everything from brands. But it is not what they expect -- it is what they don’t expect. That’s when the magic gets created. This paradigm is about getting through all senses and tapping into the sensibilities of people." It’s what the CMO describes as "Marketing 5.0." Mastercard is leaning hard into three senses: sig
Major Study in U.S. and China Reveals Rising ‘Techlash’ – Yahoo Finance

Major Study in U.S. and China Reveals Rising ‘Techlash’ – Yahoo Finance

Online Marketing
<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Consumer worries about privacy &amp; potential surveillance should prompt marketers to step up" data-reactid="11">Consumer worries about privacy & potential surveillance should prompt marketers to step up<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Marketing Association (AMA) New York – in partnership with Charney Research, YouGov, Kadence International and GreenBook – has published the FUTURE OF MARKETING: U.S. and China study. It is an in-depth original research report featuring surveys of 500 marketers and 500 consumers each in
A ‘Right’ and ‘Relevant’ Motivation to Boost Your Calibre – Thrive Global

A ‘Right’ and ‘Relevant’ Motivation to Boost Your Calibre – Thrive Global

Motivation
Do we really need to pinch our mind after a certain age to achieve the goals? Somehow yes, we need a person to make our goals more clear in life so that we never get divert with our pathway. On a general note, people take so many times in deciding on anything especially when it comes to career.Many of the people have made planned in previous but that not happens with everyone’s case. There are some people who face so much of confusion in life because of these certain points. Let’s have a look at them:- Lack of confidence Plenty of options Less timing Competition touching height Pressure of family or society Comparison with others Other than that, these are not those, which can’t have a solution. There is a solution of anything. If at certain point that individual takes a suggestion fr
The best moments of self-care in video games – Mashable

The best moments of self-care in video games – Mashable

Self Help
Ciri gets that self-care is a priority. Image: CD Projekt Red By Shannon Connellan2019-09-24 12:00:00 UTC It's tough to practice real self-care when the internet's obsessed with #self-care. Let Mashable help with our new series Me, My Self-Care & I. Taking time to restore our mental, emotional, and physical health often feels like it gets in the way of our own main quest, but really, self-care helps us get through it all in one piece. Link taught me that. And Geralt of Rivia. And Commander Shepard. Video games — hold your melodramatic eye-roll — taught me more about self-care than I expected for an oft escapist medium. Charging through main narrative, getting wildly distracted by side missions, and attempting to upgrade yourself into oblivion is a stressful journ
AMA Study Finds Consumers Have Peaked On Key Digital Media, Marketers Have Not 09/24/2019 – MediaPost Communications

AMA Study Finds Consumers Have Peaked On Key Digital Media, Marketers Have Not 09/24/2019 – MediaPost Communications

Online Marketing
A major international study commissioned by the American Marketing Association (AMA) indicates a serious disconnect between consumers and marketers may lead to some inertia in technology and digital marketing expenditures in the U.S.The study, which conducted in-depth interviews with consumers and marketers in each of the world’s two largest markets -- the U.S. and China -- found that U.S. consumers have already peaked in their use of dominant digital media formats, especially social and online gaming, but U.S. marketers are continuing to increase their investments in both (+68% and +25%, respectively).The study also found American consumers are less than keen on the benefits of nine key ad-tech “innovations” -- things like personalized ads, micro-influencers, employee influencers, augm
How to cancel plans when you need self-care instead – Mashable

How to cancel plans when you need self-care instead – Mashable

Self Help
Relaxing at home after canceling plans is indeed self-care. Image: Getty / Mashable Composite By Caitlin Welsh2019-09-24 10:00:00 UTC It's tough to practice real self-care when the internet's obsessed with #self-care. Let Mashable help with our new series Me, My Self-Care & I. “In terms of instant relief, canceling plans is like heroin.” So says modern-day sage and tall child John Mulaney in his stand-up special New In Town. And while I have no experience with heroin, if it’s anything like the whole-body, bone-deep sense of release you get when you were going to have to go and do things and now you don’t have to go do anything … I’ll still take canceling plans. It’s cheaper. Most of us say yes to too many things. As I write this I have one eye on the clock becaus
Want to Launch an Online Business? 4 Pro Tips – Business.com

Want to Launch an Online Business? 4 Pro Tips – Business.com

Online Marketing Tips
It's admirable to want to launch an online business, but without the proper preparation, it's already doomed to fail. Thanks to rapid advances in technology, nearly anyone with an internet connection can start an online business, but keeping it afloat and reaching success is another ordeal. It takes the right amount of skill, planning, resources and time to create a business that withstands hardship and achieves its objectives.Nasdaq estimates that by the year 2040, 95% of purchases will be through e-commerce. People are leaning more towards online purchases as opposed to buying items in person because it offers a personalized and straightforward customer experience specifically tailored to users' needs. To launch an online business, it's crucial to:Know your target audienceTake ad...