Marketing assessment: Go out and get busy

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Famous author, lecturer and sales guru Dale Carnegie once said:“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”We certainly live in a time of doubt and fear.The 24/7 news cycle of ups and downs, doom and gloom is enough to fray the strongest nerves. However, there’s a lot to learn from what Carnegie shared.The best way to conquer fear is to get out and get busy.If you are a credit union or community bank leader–and especially if you’re a marketer–this definitely applies to you. The tumultuous first half of 2020 has many of us scratching our heads as to the best way to serve our financial institutions and consumers. Do you communicate more than usual? Less? It can be confusing. continue reading »last_img read more

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39 more on board Japan cruise ship have new coronavirus: Minister

first_imgAn additional 39 people on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the Japan coast have tested positive for the new coronavirus, Japanese Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said Wednesday, bringing the total to 174.”Out of 53 new test results, 39 people were found positive,” he told reporters, adding that a quarantine official had also been infected with the virus.He added that: “At this point, we have confirmed that four people, among those who are hospitalised, are in a serious condition, either on a ventilator or in an intensive care unit.” The Diamond Princess has been in quarantine since arriving off the Japanese coast early last week after the virus was detected in a former passenger who got off the ship last month in Hong Kong.When the boat arrived off Japan, authorities initially tested nearly 300 people of the 3,711 aboard for the virus, gradually evacuating dozens who were infected to local medical facilities.In recent days, testing has expanded to those with new symptoms or who had close contact with other infected passengers or crew.Those who remain on the ship have been asked to stay inside their cabins and allowed only briefly onto open decks.They have been asked to wear masks and keep a distance from each other when outside, and given thermometers to regularly monitor their temperatures.The ship is expected to stay in quarantine until February 19 — 14 days after the isolation period began.Topics :last_img read more

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