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Day: February 4, 2020

How to Motivate Your Team Through Stressful Times – Entrepreneur

How to Motivate Your Team Through Stressful Times – Entrepreneur

Motivation
Pushing past the tough stretches is essential to quality leadership. February 4, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It’s impossible to eliminate stress entirely, and a little bit of stress can actually be positive. The key is to create an environment that helps your employees perform and remain productive, even under trying circumstances. It’s one of the most important things you can do as a leader. It starts with company culture. Research has shown that working in an environment with supportive leaders and coworkers is the most powerful indicator of reduced stress. Poor culture and uneasy interactions with coworkers
Business and Self-Help Guides to Success Among Highlights in LibraryBub Selection for February – Yahoo Finance

Business and Self-Help Guides to Success Among Highlights in LibraryBub Selection for February – Yahoo Finance

Self Help
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Schafer Condon Carter (SCC) Names Former Edelman, Google Exec Joshua Baze as Chief Digital Officer – Associated Press

Schafer Condon Carter (SCC) Names Former Edelman, Google Exec Joshua Baze as Chief Digital Officer – Associated Press

Online Marketing
CHICAGO, Feb. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Joshua Baze, who most recently led digital strategy and planning across Edelman’s North American practice as Executive VP, Planning and Strategy, has joined SCC as its Chief Digital Officer it was announced today. “We’re very excited to add Josh to our leadership team,” said SCC CEO Richard McDonald. “He’s a world-class digital marketer and an amazing fit with our high energy culture.”SCC was named Small Agency of the Year/Midwest in 2018 (AdAge) and one of the Chicago Tribune’s “Best Places to Work” in three of the last four years (including 2019). The agency has put up 30 consecutive years of profitable growth according to McDonald, who became the agency’s third CEO in December 2019. “We’re on a mission to help our clients grow their business

Business and Self-Help Guides to Success Among Highlights in LibraryBub Selection for February – PRNewswire

Self Help
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LibraryBub is an industry first. Founded in 2015, it is dedicated to making vibrant connections between indie and small-press authors and an extensive network of libraries. Imbued with the enthusiasm and ambition of its founder, the bestselling author Alinka Rutkowska, the core commitment of the LibraryBub service, which has been working with all major libraries for four years, is to help librarians to identify acclaimed books from the independent publishing sector. Offering an extensive range of outreach and output, Rutkowska enables thousands of emerging authors to achieve publishing success.  The February list of notable books by self-publishing authors appears below. The selected publications have been praised by independent critics an...
Dunkin' names new VP of marketing strategy amid pivot to integrated approach – Marketing Dive

Dunkin' names new VP of marketing strategy amid pivot to integrated approach – Marketing Dive

Marketing Strategy
Dive Brief: Dunkin' Brands, the owner of restaurant chains Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins, promoted Jill McVicar Nelson to VP of marketing strategy for Dunkin' U.S., according to a company announcement. Nelson most recently served as director of corporate strategy and chief of staff to CEO Dave Hoffmann. In her new role, Nelson will lead a retooled team behind brand marketing and planning and value and pricing strategies, reporting on an interim basis to Hoffmann. The move is part of a realignment of Dunkin's marketing organization. In a statement, Hoffmann said that the company is combining its strategic, go-to-market functions into one team to support growth in the U.S. and adopt a more integrated approach to marketing. Dive Insight: With the new executive appointment, Dunkin' is ena...
Dunkin' Brands names marketing strategy VP, forms team – QSRweb.com

Dunkin' Brands names marketing strategy VP, forms team – QSRweb.com

Marketing Strategy
Feb. 4, 2020Dunkin' Brands has promoted its former chief of staff and director of corporate sttrategy to vice president, marketing strategy, U.S., according to a news release. Jill McVicar Nelson has been with the company for more than six years, according to a news release, most often in strategic roles. In her new position, Nelson will lead a newly reorganized team responsible for brand marketing and planning as well as value and pricing strategies. "We are combining our strategic, go-to-market functions into one team in order to accelerate the growth of Dunkin' U.S. through a more integrated marketing approach. … " said Dave Hoffmann, Dunkin' Brands CEO, in the release. "Jill has been intimately involved in the creation and execution of our Blueprint for Growth, the mu
The State of Video Marketing 2019-2020 [Infographic] – Social Media Today

The State of Video Marketing 2019-2020 [Infographic] – Social Media Today

Social Media Marketing
Video remains the most engaging, most shared type of content on social media, and if you haven't considered how you can get more video into your digital marketing approach, it may be worth assessing as we move into 2020. The immediacy of video provides greater appeal, making it easier for viewers to consume you messaging as they scroll through their increasingly busy social streams. The addition of autoplay adds further to this - and at a time where there are so many different elements competing for our attention online, tapping into any means to grab your audience can only be beneficial. If you're still not sure about the potential of video content for your business, take a look at this collection of stats, put together by the team from Deposit Photos. In it, they outline a rang...
Dunkin' Brands Announces New Vice President Of Marketing Strategy – Yahoo Finance

Dunkin' Brands Announces New Vice President Of Marketing Strategy – Yahoo Finance

Marketing Strategy
<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="CANTON, Mass., Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --&nbsp;Dunkin' Brands, the parent company of Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins, today announced the promotion of Jill McVicar Nelson to Vice President, Marketing Strategy.&nbsp;&nbsp;" data-reactid="11">CANTON, Mass., Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Brands, the parent company of Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins, today announced the promotion of Jill McVicar Nelson to Vice President, Marketing Strategy.  DUNKIN' BRANDS, INC. LOGO. (PRNewsFoto/Dunkin' Brands, Inc.)<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="In her new position as Vice Pr...

Which workdays are people least motivated – Fast Company

Motivation
Spoiler alert: They’re most likely in April, May, and October. [Photo: Plush Design Studio/Unsplash] By Kathy Morris–Zippia2 minute ReadIs it one of those days?advertisementadvertisementThe kind of day where you find yourself staring desperately at a blank screen willing words to come out? Or a spreadsheet? Or an unsanded table? Whatever your work equivalent may be, the point remains, some days getting work done feels impossible.Good news for you (and bad news for bosses), you’re not alone. Across the country when you’re feeling the laziest at work, so is everyone else. We analyzed our website traffic to find the days when people want to work the least.The results? Laziness is more than just a mood–it’s a pandemic.These are the laziest days of the year Six of the 10 laziest days are a M