Author: Jason Weinberger

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Featured Article NMI Acquires IRIS CRM, Expanding Deeper in the Commerce Value-Chain

To meet increased demand for full commerce enablement solutions, NMI and IRIS CRM’s joint offerings better enable ISO, ISV, bank and fintech partners SCHAUMBURG, IL – JANUARY 18, 2022 – NMI, a leading full commerce enablement technology company, today announced it has acquired IRIS CRM, a premier merchant services CRM and comprehensive merchant management platform […]

Embrace Radical Self Judgement Embrace Radical Self Judgement
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“It is always our own self that we find at the end of the journey. The sooner we face that self, the better.” — Ella Maillart Food For Thought Radical Judgement Might Point To A Solution “That you are having a breakdown does not mean that your life isn’t a mess. If there are issues you have successfully skirted or […]

How I Finally Beat Chronic Pain and Got My Life Back How I Finally Beat Chronic Pain and Got My Life Back
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Photo by Joshua Earle via unsplash.com I used to feel sorry for people suffering from chronic pain — then I became one of them. It’s 4:00am, and I’m sitting next to my father in a dead-quiet hospital waiting room. We’ve been here for about 30 minutes now, and there isn’t another soul in sight. We exchange small talk in between […]

12 Magnetic Ways to Generate Leads with Your Facebook Bot 12 Magnetic Ways to Generate Leads with Your Facebook Bot
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Marketers design website landing page forms to collect emails to grow their marketing lists. Sadly, landing pages are donkeys. Between 1% and 5% of people who visit a web page will typically convert by completing a form and submitting their info. Facebook Messenger offers an incredible unicorn advantage of instant lead capture from 100% of new […]

5 Ways To Avoid Common CEO Mistakes 5 Ways To Avoid Common CEO Mistakes
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As the CEO, you’re responsible for everything. You serve as the public face of your company, liaise between the board of directors and employees, and make sure your team feels heard and happy. For better or worse, your decisions impact every aspect of the business — from the bottom line to employee happiness. My experience as the […]

Free Your Mind. Become More Creative. Free Your Mind. Become More Creative.
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5 Ways to Embrace Your Inner Creative “Our idea of relaxing is all too often to plop down in front of the television set and let its pandering idiocy liquefy our brains. Shutting off the thought process is not rejuvenating; the mind is like a car battery — it recharges by running.” — Bill Watterson Food For Thought 5 Ways to […]

Why You Should Be Reading Why You Should Be Reading
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7 Habits That Reading Help You Build “All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” — Blaise Pascal Food For Thought The Best Technology The most useful definition of technology we’ve heard is simply, “the ability to do more with less.” At Mission HQ, we think of books and reading as technologies. We only […]

Insights From Confucius Insights From Confucius
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12 Mind-Expanding Quotes “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius Food For Thought Monday Motivation So here’s the real question… If a quote is misattributed, does that make the profoundness of it less true…? (Okay… maybe it depends on the type of quote. 😂) Today we are highlighting the life […]

Prepare To Get Your Groove On Prepare To Get Your Groove On
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The History of Funk “Funk is the absence of any and everything you can think of, but the very essence of all that is. And saying that, I’m saying funk is anything that we create in our minds that we want to do, what we want to be, but we don’t have the resources.” — Bootsy Collins Food For Thought […]

The Evolution of Rock The Evolution of Rock
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From The King of Rock’n’Roll Onward “Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can’t help but move to it.” -Elvis Presley Food For Thought The Evolution of Rock Throughout time, music has been used as a way to connect people, express feelings, and tell stories. This week’s newsletters will highlight some of […]

What Makes Pop Music “Pop” What Makes Pop Music “Pop”
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Or: Why Taylor Swift Says “Shake It Off” 44 Times “Too busy dancing to get knocked off our feet.” -Taylor Swift Food For Thought Let’s Get Poppin’ Throughout time, music has been used as a way to connect people, express feelings, and tell stories. This week’s newsletters will highlight some of the most well-known and little-known musicians, music facts, […]

Climb The Ladder to Success Escalator Style Climb The Ladder to Success Escalator Style
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A Brief History of Rap “Softly, deftly, music shall caress you. Hear it, feel it, Secretly possess you.” ―Charles Hart Food For Thought Climb The Ladder To Success Escalator Style Throughout time, music has been used as a way to connect people, express feelings, and tell stories. This week’s newsletters will highlight some of the most well-known and […]

I Just Turned 50. Here’s What I Wish I Had Known 25 Years Ago I Just Turned 50. Here’s What I Wish I Had Known 25 Years Ago
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I turned 50 this year, and with the gravitas surrounding that milestone, I began thinking about all the things I wish I’d known at 25. The thing about good advice is that people rarely take it. The truth is, I know that 25-year-old me probably wouldn’t be able to understand the advice — or at least, he wouldn’t be […]

You Were “Born To Be Wild” You Were “Born To Be Wild”
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A Brief History of Heavy Metal “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ―Plato Food For Thought “Born To Be Wild” Throughout time, music has been used as a way to connect people, express feelings, and tell stories. This week’s newsletters will highlight some of the […]

Why Obstacles Help You Awaken Your Greatest Potential Why Obstacles Help You Awaken Your Greatest Potential
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Photo by David Beatz on Unsplash Victory Is Attainable “Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for […]

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.”
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A Reflection On The Life Of Stephen Hawking “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” ―Stephen Hawking Food For Thought A Reflection On The Life Of Stephen Hawking On this day, March 14, of last year, the world said goodbye to renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking. What strikes us as so inspiring about Hawking’s story is how distinctly human it is. […]

The Fault In Our Funnel The Fault In Our Funnel
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This week on Marketing Trends: Crossing The Mid-Funnel Chasm “The marketing funnel can give marketers funnel-vision. In focusing on the transaction over the relationship, marketers can lose sight of the actual consumer the funnel was designed to reach.” — Tom Fishburne Welcome to the Marketing Trends newsletter. Each week we send out a highly detailed industry report […]

A Map To Your Inner World A Map To Your Inner World
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A Spotlight on Carl Jung “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” –Carl Jung Food For Thought Spotlight: Carl Jung Carl Jung (1875–1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. His work is deep, and a careful expedition into his writings quickly leads you to a dark sea where you may stumble onto a startling […]

The Power Of Your Words The Power Of Your Words
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Be Impeccable With Your Words “Whatever happens around you, don’t take it personally… Nothing other people do is because of you. It is because of themselves.” ―Don Miguel Ruiz Food For Thought Be Impeccable With Your Words “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” It’s an age-old kids’ rhyme… but how true is it really? […]

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