Marilyn Monroe broke tradition in the 1950s and early 1960s… Her talents of acting, modeling, and singing gave her enough clout to make it in the world of Who’s Who; however, it was the short skirts, plunging necklines, and bikini photos that kept her a star. But was that what she wanted?
My drive from home to work takes about 40 minutes – and I pass approximately fifteen 7-Eleven stores. (That’s not even an exaggeration! I counted…) So how is it that this convenience store went from the dock of an ice house in Dallas, TX to a national symbol?
Today, Dwayne Johnson is not just a Hollywood actor, but a bona fide movie star, commanding the attention of audiences worldwide. He has successfully transitioned from the image of a wrestling giant to becoming one of the most recognizable and beloved actors of our time.
From television commercials to billboards to digital ads, we are surrounded by messaging from companies trying to get our attention and compel us to act. But when it comes to difficult and taboo subjects, it can be tricky for advertisers to know how to approach them with dignity and respect.
Alan Alexander Milne, better known as A.A. Milne, was a well-known playwright and author of children’s poetry and short stories. He was also a famous screenwriter in the late 1910s-early 1920s. But he was not popular from any of those endeavors. In February 1924, an appearance from a “silly ol’ bear” was made in a poem titled “Teddy Bear,” which was first published in ‘Punch’ magazine.
Teamwork is made up of people with different abilities and talents. Success depends on it. As they say, “no man is an island.” Not only is it important to incorporate this in the challenges that a company may face, but it is equally as important to give recognition for it.
Sometimes, all we need is a little space. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, overworked, and simply frayed, trying giving yourself some space. That may mean space away from what you’re working on – taking a week off! – or some distance between yourself and people around you.