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Day: February 1, 2020

The Old Guy: On money as motivation for T.V., film reboots – SILive.com

The Old Guy: On money as motivation for T.V., film reboots – SILive.com

Motivation
Do you remember “The Mod Squad”?I mean the original series that ran on ABC (you know, the “hip” network?) from 1968 to 1973. It starred Michael Cole as “Pete Cochran,"Peggy Lipton as “Julie Barnes” and Clarence Williams III as “Lincoln Hayes" It was a joint (pardon the pun!) venture between Aaron Spelling and Danny Thomas.In case you’re wondering what they’re doing now, I did some on-line research for you.Michael Cole is still alive and acting, did some theater after the series ended. Peggy Lipton passed last year of cancer, having had a successful return to TV in Twin Peaks, and, of course, marrying producer Quincy Jones and giving birth to two daughters, one of whom (Rashida Jones) is TV’s Angie Tribeca.Clarence Williams III has done the most work following the show. He memorably play
The Not-So-Life-Changing Magic Of Self-Help Books – WMFE

The Not-So-Life-Changing Magic Of Self-Help Books – WMFE

Self Help
Cover of the upcoming book How to Be Fine. This week, the Code Switch team is sharing conversations with some of our favorite authors about the books we’re starting the decade with. On Thursday, host and senior producer Shereen Marisol Meraji talked with Kristen Meinzer about her upcoming book written with Jolenta Greenberg, How to Be Fine: What We Learned From Living by the Rules of 50 Self-Help Books. January is the month for self-help. You’ve heard the motto: new year, new you. Well, on the self-help tip, a hilarious and useful book came across my desk. It’s called How to Be Fine, by Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer. If their names sound familiar, it’s because they co-host a popular podcast called By the Book. Greenberg and Meinzer lived by 50 self-help books so people like
Jacob Venezia turns mocking into motivation for HoVal wrestling – Community News Service

Jacob Venezia turns mocking into motivation for HoVal wrestling – Community News Service

Motivation
Hopewell wrestler Jake Venezia has won two county titles, two district championships and qualified for states as a sophomore. (Photo by Rich Fisher.) The cruelness of kids within their own social community can oftentimes have lasting negative effects on their victim. And then there is Jacob Venezia, who took the callous barbs of former classmates in the same way Superman takes bullets off the chest. He stood tall, absorbed their best (i.e. worst) shots and used them to make a respected name for himself in Mercer County wrestling circles. When hearing Venezia’s story, one can’t help but feel a satisfied happiness for him and what he has achieved and what he will still accomplish. Further proof that the good guys win, more often than not. The Hopewell Valley Central High School junior has
They said it: 'This is motivation' – News – Welcome to EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL – Euroleague

They said it: 'This is motivation' – News – Welcome to EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL – Euroleague

Motivation
The intensity and passion that characterizes the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague this week spilled over into the post-game discussions, as well. Here is some of the best of what this week's protagonists, both winners and losers, had to say following their games.Pride at a milestone "I worked very hard for that, but I will continue to work harder because this is motivation for me." – Kostas Sloukas Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul guard Kostas Sloukas was celebrating for two reasons on Thursday: firstly for his team’s hard-earned win at ALBA Berlin, and also on a personal level after reaching 2,000 points in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. Sloukas said that he has played basketball since he was 8 years old, and he was very proud to achieve a milestone like that. Playing with passion "We had extra m
How to Create a Successful Marketing Strategy for a New Product Launch – Business 2 Community

How to Create a Successful Marketing Strategy for a New Product Launch – Business 2 Community

Marketing Strategy
Congratulations! You’ve finished your product’s prototype, mastered the branding for your new company, and now you’re ready to plan a product launch.Launching a new product into a world with an estimated 1.92 billion global digital buyers can be intimidating.The Harvard Business Review found that about 75% of consumer packaged goods and retail products fail to earn even $7.5 million during their first year, forcing approximately 60% of new businesses to close.Word to the wise if your product is not ready to launch, you should delay your product launch until the product is really ready! But keep reading, and I’ll tell you why.In this article, you’ll learn step by step how to create a successful marketing strategy for a new product launch:Table of ContentsUnderstand Your AudiencePromoting
10 Expert Insights to Help You Update Your Online Marketing Strategy – Small Business Trends

10 Expert Insights to Help You Update Your Online Marketing Strategy – Small Business Trends

Marketing Strategy
If you want your business to be relevant in 2020, you need your online marketing strategy to keep up with changes in social media, video marketing, content creation, and SEO. To learn about the trends, insights, and predictions that could impact your strategy in 2020, here are some relevant tips from members of the online small business community. Develop Your Online Marketing Strategy for YouTube YouTube can be a powerful tool for businesses looking to reach their customers in new ways. But you need a clear strategy in order to make the most of the platform. Get some valuable insights for building your YouTube marketing strategy in this GetResponse post by Joshua Schofield. Learn How to Handle a Social Media Crisis Social media is almost mandatory for businesses today. But for as muc...
7 Self-Care Trends To Look Out For In 2020 By Jay Polish – Bustle

7 Self-Care Trends To Look Out For In 2020 By Jay Polish – Bustle

Self Help
Self-care isn't a passing fad — it's an essential part of getting through the day. Still, it's easy to fall down to the bottom of your to-do list, especially if your routine is in need of a bit of a refresh. If you're finding yourself fading, you might want to take inspiration from popular self-care strategies for 2020."Self-love and self-care are not easy," says Dara Weiss, founder and CEO of L'or de Seraphine, an aromatherapy candle brand. "I never go a day without thinking about what I can do for my family or friends, but remembering to do something for myself is much harder," she tells Bustle. "Not only do I struggle to make the time, but I almost feel guilty when I do."Trying out self-care strategies that work for other people can help you feel less guilty about taking time for you
Hoops Notebook: Boynton on Bedlam Motivation and Improving in Practice – Sports Illustrated

Hoops Notebook: Boynton on Bedlam Motivation and Improving in Practice – Sports Illustrated

Motivation
STILLWATER – We’re a day away from the first Bedlam game of the season for Oklahoma State hoops. The game tips at 2 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday), Feb. 1 and will be televised on ABC. It’s not often that Oklahoma State basketball plays on ABC, but this is an important game for OSU for more than one reason.Obviously, the Cowboys will be looking to pick up their first win in conference play this season. They’ve started Big 12 0-7. It’s Bedlam, so while it doesn’t count for more in the win/loss column, you obviously want to beat your in-state and longtime rivals.“It’s one of the best things we have in college sports, you know true rivalries where fans are passionate about it,” said head coach Mike Boynton. “So, it’s always exciting to be able to play in a game where people will be into seeing a
6 Ways to Increase Motivation – Pulse Headlines

6 Ways to Increase Motivation – Pulse Headlines

Motivation
If you pander through the same New Year’s routine of setting goals before promptly tossing them to the wayside, perhaps this prediction can serve as motivation: don’t be a quitter on Quitters Day (or any day thereafter). Based on global athletic data from 2019, Strata has officially deemed January 19, 2020, as the day most people will relinquish their New Year’s resolutions — at least when it comes to health and fitness. And yet, you’re not a quitter; you’re a go-getter. You’re a tackle-life-by-the-horns kind of person and, thus, are bound and determined to hit the gym, the trails, the living room or wherever it is you get your body moving. So, if you don’t want to contribute to the statistics, here are six ways to make sure you stay good on those goals. 1. Make it Social Turns out,
How evolving risks and consumer distrust will shape digital marketing in 2020 – MarTech Today

How evolving risks and consumer distrust will shape digital marketing in 2020 – MarTech Today

Online Marketing
Against a backdrop where competition is as fierce as it’s ever been, digital marketing teams are increasingly seeking out new strategies to drive awareness and brand engagement. Brands are also prioritizing control of their brand experience and deploying defensive strategies to protect their organization from competitors and the inherent uncertainty that comes with being online. With that in mind, here are five key factors that will impact the decisions that digital marketing leaders make in 2020. 1. As consumer skepticism grows, affiliates will play an even more vital role in the marketing mix. While there are several factors fueling the recent growth we are witnessing in the affiliate industry, one is the erosion of brand loyalty. With the internet making it easy for consumer