Author: Jason Weinberger

IRIS CRM - NMI
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 […]

One of the Largest Human Experiments in History One of the Largest Human Experiments in History
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You might want to hold your breath for this one… “Relativity applies to physics, not ethics.” –Albert Einstein Food For Thought Thursday Thrills: One of the Largest Human Experiments in History Sandra turned on the radio and flicked through the stations until she found the morning news. The weather report had just started. “Looks like it’s going to be another foggy […]

Spotlight: Who was Alice Miller? Spotlight: Who was Alice Miller?
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Alice Miller on Childhood Trauma “Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one’s own despised and unwanted feelings.” –Alice Miller Food For Thought Alice Miller On Childhood Trauma Alice Miller (1923–2010) was a Swiss psychologist and psychoanalyst. For over two decades, she practiced and taught psychoanalysis. But in 1980, she decided to retire […]

The Freedom To Lead The Freedom To Lead
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A Dose of Morning Motivation The Story The Freedom to Lead Minty peered into the darkness from the bow of the steamboat, relaying precise directions to the captain. She was watching for keg mines anchored along the shore of the river. They were almost impossible to spot and would kill a careless crew and captain. One […]

Copernicus And The Banned Book Copernicus And The Banned Book
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On This Day In History… “Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.” -Wernher von Braun Food For Thought And Around And Around We Go On this day in 1616, the book De Revolutoinibus Orbium Coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres) was banned by the Catholic Church. Written by Nicolaus Copernicus in 1543, the […]

How “The Great Race For Mercy” Became The Iditarod How “The Great Race For Mercy” Became The Iditarod
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A history of the race into the Alaskan wilderness. “There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive. This ecstasy, this forgetfulness of […]

Why You Want To Hear “You Have Too Much Time On Your Hands” Why You Want To Hear “You Have Too Much Time On Your Hands”
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Most people believe they want to hear certain phrases from a boss or coworker. “You did a great job!” “You’re so detail-oriented.” “You’re a really hard worker.” Those affirmations are certainly positive, but they’ve become so commonplace that they’re thrown around without much thought. In business development meetings, for example, people always say “great meeting” at the […]

‘Showing Up’ For The People In Your Life Is Powerful. We Can All Get Better At It ‘Showing Up’ For The People In Your Life Is Powerful. We Can All Get Better At It
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Throughout the process of co-writing The Feminine Revolution, I was repeatedly taken aback and moved in so many ways, by so many people. Acquaintances I hadn’t seen in 20 years reached out to congratulate me. Members of my team at Stanton & Company told me they’d bought the book for all their friends. Friends from all […]

3 Tips To Help You Speak With More Confidence During A Presentation 3 Tips To Help You Speak With More Confidence During A Presentation
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Last year, I gave a presentation at Shoptalk about organizing for the future of retail. I’d love to say everything went perfectly, and I didn’t bat an eye at talking in front of 300 people. The truth is, I still get nervous speaking in front of people. And the Shoptalk presentation was no exception. On the […]

F*** Hustle: F*** Hustle:
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F*** Hustle 7 Reasons Hustle is Bad Advice For a deeper discussion of these seven points and more, listen to: Fuck Hustle with Christopher Lochhead. Hustle, hustle, hustle. This is arguably the top piece of success advice you hear today. Entrepreneurial porn stars like Grant Cardone, Tai Lopez, and Gary Vaynerchuk, love to pontificate at the church of hustle. […]

I Tried A 3-Week ‘Sweets Retreat’—And Now I Don’t Eat Sugar All Year Round I Tried A 3-Week ‘Sweets Retreat’—And Now I Don’t Eat Sugar All Year Round
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I Started A ‘Sweets Retreat’ Between Thanksgiving And Christmas — And Now I Don’t Eat Sugar All Year Round My decision to give up sugar was pretty spontaneous. It was Thanksgiving. I returned from nursing my infant son to find that my family had finished dessert and was clearing the table. As a new mom with plenty of […]

The Problem With Compromise The Problem With Compromise
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In Relationships I tell my couples that I don’t like the idea of compromise. Most people that I see think of it too simplistically, like splitting things down the middle. That might work OK for sharing dessert. But if one person wants to live in New York and the other in San Francisco, you can’t […]

Why Your Goals Will Fail, and What You Can Do About It Why Your Goals Will Fail, and What You Can Do About It
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“Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.” — Warren Buffet If you’re like most people, you have a New Year’s resolution in place and you may have even stuck to it so far this year. Good for you! Realistically though, you’re going to fail. How long have […]

22 Things Big Tech Companies Know About You Right Now 22 Things Big Tech Companies Know About You Right Now
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You’d be surprised just how much big tech companies like Google, Facebook, Apple, Twitter and Amazon know about you. They’re collecting information about you and your habits right now. This information is being used to market specifically to your preferences. Wondering just how much they know about you? Here are 22 things they’re collecting data on. 1. Personal Information […]

3 Habits Ruining Your Focus And Relationships 3 Habits Ruining Your Focus And Relationships
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Whenever I walk into a library, something clicks in my brain. The sight of an unmistakable banker’s desk lamp with a green glass shade primes me to focus and concentrate. And I’m sure that’s the result of about a decade’s worth of higher education. Thousands of hours in the quiet section of the library have taught […]

8 Productivity Strategies You Can Use To Take On The Most Hectic Days 8 Productivity Strategies You Can Use To Take On The Most Hectic Days
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There’s no such thing as a slow day when you’re an entrepreneur. To me, the most anxiety-producing days are the ones where a lot of people need my time. These are days filled with a never-ending stream of meetings, calls, requests, and interactions — with little time to reflect in between. And when the work backlog keeps […]

3 Clear Signs That You’re Ready For A Managerial Role 3 Clear Signs That You’re Ready For A Managerial Role
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People are often promoted into managerial positions because they’re extremely good at the technical job they initially held. It’s a natural progression — you’re good at doing a specific job, so you’ll probably be good at managing other people who do it. But technical competence isn’t perfectly correlated with managerial competence. Many people accept the transition to a […]

Here Are 3 Signs Your Team Is Happy — And How You Can Nurture That Every Day Here Are 3 Signs Your Team Is Happy — And How You Can Nurture That Every Day
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Happiness Transforms The Way Your Company Works. Here Are 3 Signs Your People Are Happy — And How You Can Nurture That Every Day There’s little that makes a company more successful than a highly motivated, externally focused team that’s stress-free and humming well. Everyone deserves to be happy at work. It’s not just the right thing to do; […]

How To Encourage Workplace Friendships And Increase Team Happiness How To Encourage Workplace Friendships And Increase Team Happiness
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I was recently thinking about a Google Zeitgeist conference I attended. During one talk, a psychologist asked people in the audience to give examples of what they thought makes people the happiest at work. He got a lot of the answers you’d expect: the responsibilities, the compensation, the manager. They were all wrong. In reality, the best […]

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