Ageism: The Biggest Area of Bias
Why you should listen
Ashton Applewhite would like us to think differently about growing older
She says: “Aging is a natural, lifelong, powerful process that unites us all.
So how come so many of us unthinkingly assume that depression, diapers, and dementia lie ahead?
Because of ageism — the last socially sanctioned prejudice.”
Author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism
Also the voice of the Yo, Is This Ageist? blog.
News You Need to Know
View All From the Book: The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone's Mind by Jonah Berger ( Published on March 10 )
How do you do it?
Overall: Remove barriers; Don't Push
Use Four action-ables to win people over:
1) Reduce Reactance (Make People feel in control)
2) Ease Endowment (People stick with what know)
3) Alleviate Uncertainty (Major Move)
4) Find Corroborating Evidence (Follow up with new info)
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20 Ridiculous Phrases You Should Immediately Stop Saying at Work [From Inc.]Twenty phrases you should stop saying.
Here are 20 rather annoying phrases to consider deleting forever from the crevices of your mind. Ask yourself how often you use them, then try to catch yourself before you blurt one out.
"Think outside the box"
"Grab the low hanging fruit"
"Run it up the flagpole"
"This will only take a minute"
"Hit the ground running"
Get your ducks in a row"
"Back to the drawing board"
"Throw X under the bus"
"Get the ball rolling"
"That's above my pay grade"
"It's our policy"
"Pushing the envelope"
"Let's circle back around"
"Take it to the next level"
"I don't have the bandwidth"
"Burning the candle at both ends"
"It is what it is"
"Lost track of time"
" Plenty of fish in the sea"
"Work smarter, not harder"
Note: This aggregated list is from Inc, Magazine for Attribution.
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View All The First woman to be AutoNation Leader
Cheryl Miller was the chief financial officer of AutoNation for several years.
Cheryl led several strategic initiatives for AutoNation in her career.
Initiatives included building partnerships with Alphabet's Waymo.
AN second-quarter earnings rose to $100.8 M, from $97.6 M,
Analysts were expecting $1.06 a share on revenue of $5.29 billion.
AutoNation's profits have been under pressure as U.S. new vehicle sales have weakened
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AutoWeb has created a new role of vice president of strategy & development
Mark Ugar was the senior VP of business development & strategic partnerships at YP Holdings. Held positions Hearst Corp. & Microsoft
What AutoWeb president, Jared Rowe, said about new position at AutoWeb
" Mark brings a wealth of experience in corporate development and strategic planning to AutoWeb,” . “He will oversee all of our strategic partnerships and manage corporate and business development initiatives across the organization.“
This role is imperative as our approach to partnerships needs to be retooled to ensure that we stay in front of the changing digital media and automotive retail landscape. Mark’s strategic planning efforts will ensure that we are continuously adapting to meet the needs of consumers and effectively compete for our clients’ marketing budgets,”
Mark's Assessment of new challenge:
AutoWeb’s digital marketing platform has proven to be a highly-efficient advertising solution for OEMs and dealers across the country.
Focus will be on AutoWeb’s business development efforts and revitalizing its strategic partnerships, while implementing the necessary strategic planning functions to ensure our platform remains at the forefront of the automotive shopping experience.
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