Wednesday, July 28

Nordic

Black Sea, Crimea, International, Military & Defense, Nordic, Russia, U.S. Navy

Russia’s risky flybys may be attempts at’baiting us into shooting first,’ top US admiral says

Russian forces have had several close encounters with NATO militaries in the Black Sea. Those encounters come amid ongoing tensions following Moscow's 2014 seizure of Crimea. Those actions may be attempts to bait US and NATO forces, the top US admiral in Europe warned. LoadingSomething is loading. Aggressive Russian maneuvers around US and NATO...
Advertising, Advertising Agencies, Dentsu, Droga5, holding companies, IPG, Media, Nordic, Omnicom, Publicis, Salaries, Wieden + Kennedy, WPP

How much top advertising agencies pay employees in the US

Ad agencies are hiring for thousands of open jobs as the industry recovers from pandemic losses. Insider analyzed public data from 2020 and 2021 to see what top agencies pay for different roles. Salaries vary widely — a managing director can make $230,000 at IPG and up to $470,000 at Omnicom. LoadingSomething is loading. Ad agencies across the ...
Advertising, Advertising Agencies, AirbBnb, Apple, Google, marketing, Microsoft, Nordic, Salaries, Strategy, Tech Insider, Twitter

How much top tech companies pay marketers in the US

Tech companies like Facebook, Google, Amazon, Uber, and Airbnb have become top destinations for marketers. Insider analyzed public data to get a sense of what the industry is paying. Google paid a product marketer up to $315,000, for example, while Facebook paid about $222,000 for a similar role. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Aircraft Carrier, Alaska, Arctic, International, Mildef freelance, Military & Defense, News Contributor, Nordic, Northern Edge, Pacific Ocean, U.S. Navy, USS Theodore Roosevelt

The Navy sent another carrier on a rare trip to the high north. Here’s how sailors kept it going in harsh conditions around Alaska

US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt sailed to Alaska in May for exercise Northern Edge. The carrier took part in the exercise in 2019, when it became the first carrier to do so in 10 years. The trips reflect the Navy's increasing focus on the Arctic and its efforts to get used to operating up there again. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
career advice, Careers, contributor 2019, Dan Schawbel, Entrepreneurs, Interview, MTV, Nordic, original contributor, podcast, Rob Dyrdek, Skateboarding, Strategy

Pro skateboarder Rob Dyrdek on how he became an entrepreneur and his best career advice

Dan Schawbel is a bestselling author, speaker, and host of "5 Questions with Dan Schawbel." In a recent episode, he spoke with former pro skateboarder and TV host Rob Dyrdek. Dyrdek discussed his evolution as an entrepreneur and shared his best career advice. LoadingSomething is loading. Rob Dyrdek is a former pro skateboarder also known for ho...
Advice, Books, Contributor, contributor 2019, Development, Next Big Idea Club, Nordic, Personal Growth, Reading, Self-Help, Strategy

7 books that can supercharge your personal growth this summer

The following article was first published by The Next Big Idea Club and has been republished here with permission. Diving into an impactful book is a great way to kick off a journey of personal growth. if you'd like to invest some time and energy into personal growth, these 7 books are an excellent place to start. LoadingSomething is loading. O...
BI-freelancer, Business News Contributor, Clothes, contributor 2019, Inclusivity, Lingerie, Nordic, Plus Size Fashion, Retail, Shopping, Victoria's Secret

See inside Victoria’s Secret’s revamped’store of the future’ as it ditches Angels to lure more women

Mandy Shunnarah visited the redesigned Victoria's Secret store at the Polaris Fashion Place mall near Columbus, Ohio. The store swapped its bubblegum pink decor and size-zero mannequins for muted colors and fuller figures. Shunnarah noticed fresh changes but says the rebranding still doesn't feel inclusive of plus-size women. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
BI-freelancer, contributor 2019, Education, forbearance, Nordic, Personal Finance, Strategy, Student Loan Debt, student loan forgiveness, Student Loans, Students

3 people on how ending the COVID-19 student-loan forbearance will impact their lives and finances

The CARES Act student-loan forbearance period comes to a close at the end of September. Insider spoke to three people with between $14,000 and $185,000 in debt about how this impacts them. "With the forbearance ending, student-loan forgiveness is my best bet," Glenda Johnson said. LoadingSomething is loading. Millions of Americans are still rec...
BI-freelancer, Blue Origin, blue origin launch, contributor 2019, Jeff Bezos, Nordic, Rockets, Space, Tech Insider, Transportation

I got as close as possible to the launch site where Jeff Bezos blasted into space — here’s what it was like

This morning, Jeff Bezos went on an 11-minute flight into space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. Andy Luten was on the scene in the small West Texas town of Van Horn, as close as spectators could get to the launch site. Cheers erupted from the crowd as the rocket took flight, and many young space enthusiasts had come to witness the event. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Apology, Communication, Company Culture, Contributor, contributor 2019, Honesty, Inc., Leader, Leadership, Nordic, Strategy, Welcome

7 phrases leaders should use more often to show vulnerability and build trust with their team

The tone and attitude of leaders can influence the psychological safety in their workplace. Speaking honestly and openly can help you build a high-performing, engaged, and inclusive team. Use phrases like'I appreciate you' and'I'm sorry' more often to build trust within your team. LoadingSomething is loading. ...