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Day: November 13, 2019

How to Succeed in Coach Without Sacrificing Self-Care – The New York Times

How to Succeed in Coach Without Sacrificing Self-Care – The New York Times

Self Help
ImageThe Marie Claire Power Trip is a 36-hour, invite-only networking conference for women that kicks off with a flight from Newark to San Francisco.Credit...Calla Kessler/The New York TimesThe women gathered inside a roped-off area at Newark Liberty International Airport. United Airlines staffers, all of them women, handed out bag tags and boarding passes. When a man approached the counter and presented his I.D. to check in for a flight, he was politely turned away. “Sorry,” a United employee said. “This is a special event.”Marie Claire magazine’s Power Trip, now in its fourth year, is a business conference for women. It's also an endurance exercise. Over the course of 36 hours, maybe five of which are allotted for sleep, 200 entrepreneurs, executives and investors fly cross-country to
Top Five Best Digital Marketing Agencies in Dubai – AiThority

Top Five Best Digital Marketing Agencies in Dubai – AiThority

Online Marketing
Marketing has been the name of the game for decades now. You can have a good product but if your customers don’t know about that product, or why it’s good then you won’t be selling any of those, hence Marketing. A Digital Marketing agency is the need of the hour when it comes to marketing in the 21st century.The target audience of 2019 is spending most of its time on the internet and Digital Marketing allows you to target those people using popular social media platforms, websites and other advertisement channels. With most brands having a strong online presence it has become necessary to create one yourself and Digital Marketing agencies in Dubai help you do that. It clearly conveys to the users the unique identity of your brand and makes sure they know about your products and services
Why we should question the ‘self-care’ of Queer Eye – Dazed

Why we should question the ‘self-care’ of Queer Eye – Dazed

Self Help
TextLeila SackurIn the age of makeover reality shows, the Fab Five’s help is just as individualistic and exclusive as the rest, despite the emotional backstories Netflix’s tagline for its 2018 hit reality show, Queer Eye, is: ‘More than just a makeover.’ The show is all about self-care, which is interpreted for its global audience as DIY grooming, healthy eating, and checking in with yourself. When Audre Lorde, a black lesbian activist, first used the term self-care in A Burst of Light – written after her cancer diagnosis – she was talking about self-preservation as an act of “political warfare”, a prioritising of the self in a world that wants you to die. On Queer Eye, self-care is described by Jonathan Van Ness as, “an inside job” – work you have to do on yourself to be present
MUNA – “Motivation” (Normani Cover) – Stereogum

MUNA – “Motivation” (Normani Cover) – Stereogum

Motivation
Los Angeles synth-pop trio and Band To Watch alums MUNA released their sophomore album Saves The World a couple of months ago. This weekend, they’re playing a pair of New Jersey shows opening for the 1975. And today, they’re sharing a cover of former Fifth Harmony member Normani’s recent single “Motivation” for the Spotify Singles series. Listen and compare it to the original below. TOUR DATES (supporting the 1975)11/16 Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion11/17 Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion Let's block ads! (Why?) Source link
What Is Social Media Marketing? – The Stylus

What Is Social Media Marketing? – The Stylus

Social Media Marketing
What Is Social Media Marketing? Investopedia defines social media marketing (SMM) as the use of social media websites and social networks to market a company’s products and services. It is also called digital marketing and e-marketing. It is an excellent way for you to reach a new customer base, engage with customers and promote your company’s culture, mission, or tone, according to Market Your Corp, a professional Davie, Florida marketing agency. The major social media platforms, currently, are Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouTube, and Snapchat, according to WordStream. A social media management tool will be super helpful in getting the most out of your social media platforms. It is able to help you monitor
Fixing Democracy Demands the Building and Aligning of People's Motivation and Authority to Act – Stanford Social Innovation Review

Fixing Democracy Demands the Building and Aligning of People's Motivation and Authority to Act – Stanford Social Innovation Review

Motivation
(Photo by iStock/wildpixel)  Power operates in every domain of human life: in families and communities; in social, civic, and economic organizations; and in political states and regimes. Reclaiming democracy means contending with power. Yet reformers are often reluctant to confront problems of power. Revealing underlying power dynamics can be complex and uncomfortable. It is often tempting to try to solve problems by instead looking for policy fixes, new technologies, and informational solutions. In fact, some problems can be solved through policy, technology, and information. For instance, when doctors wanted to reduce the rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in the early 1990s, they launched a campaign to teach parents to put babies to sleep on their backs instead of ...
Kristin Davis: The Sex and the City Star on Self-Care and Her New Christmas Movie – Parade

Kristin Davis: The Sex and the City Star on Self-Care and Her New Christmas Movie – Parade

Self Help
You know Kristin Davis for her years of portraying the adorably hopeless romantic Charlotte York in the cult-favorite HBO series Sex and the City. But she’s also the mother of two adopted children and a massive activist for elephants. Davis frequently travels to Africa where she is a global ambassador for Oxfam and the United Nations and makes philanthropy a huge part of her life. She’s also a busy working actress, having recently filmed a Netflix holiday rom-com, Holiday in the Wild, in which she stars opposite Rob Lowe (on Netflix Nov 1).Balancing motherhood, activism and a demanding career is not always easy. And Davis will be the first to admit that unlike her most famous TV character, she doesn’t always have it all together. But she does her best to sneak in some moments of se
Self-help through self-deprecation – The Reflector Online

Self-help through self-deprecation – The Reflector Online

Self Help
People are suffering with mental health issues, publicly calling themselves out and even shaming themselves, all for the sake of a little laugh. This is our current reality: “I hate myself,” says thousands of college students across the nation to the adoration and celebration of those around them. This is raising questions about whether we should accept when others ridicule themselves for the sake of humor and the responses of others. Many others ask whether we should allow people, especially those who are young, in high school and college, to make light of incredibly serious topics. The answer to these questions is yes, we should. When people make fun of themselves, even in a manner that seems so drastic, what they are actually doing is attempting to move forward and improve upo