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Popeyes’ Chicken Sandwich Will Return This Sunday (While Chick-fil-A Is Closed)
It’s been two agonizing months for Popeyes fans. After the Great Chicken Sandwich War of 2019 exploded in August, the battle petered out as Popeyes restocked its chicken sandwich inventory. But finally, Popeyes is ready to dish out some greasy chicken love once again—and chose the perfect day to do it: Sunday. You know, the day that top competitor Chick-fil-A closes its doors every week.
HBO Max Is the Streaming Cornerstone of AT&T’s 3-Year Plan
Yesterday, streaming editor Kelsey Sutton did a deep dive on HBO Max’s biggest uncertainties, many of which will likely be answered during tonight’s WarnerMedia Day for investors. We did get a few answers during the AT&T earnings call about the company’s streaming plans, including confirmation that HBO Max will in fact be the foundation for AT&T’s streaming ambitions. The company also said it will sink $2 billion into HBO Max in 2020, hoping to drive subscriber numbers north of 50 million in the next five years.
S4 Capital’s MightyHive Continues to Hoard Ad Tech with Latest ‘Merger’
Martin Sorrell continues to wheel and deal his way to another advertising behemoth. The latest move came Monday when S4 Capital’s programmatic unit MightyHive has announced that it “merges with two companies” in the guise of U.K.-based ConversionsWorks plus Datalicious Korea both of whom will operate under the MightyHive name.
8 Modern Horror Movies You Can Stream This Halloween
Odds are you have a ritual every Halloween. There’s probably some classic movie or special that you have to watch or else it’s truly not Halloween. Maybe you love It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown or the Halloween franchise. But what will be the next generation of classics? Web editor Eva Kis took a look at eight modern horror movies that viewers can find on streaming platforms and examined what makes them truly stand out as horror classics of the 2010s.
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How Do You Get Your Team Back on Track After a Set Back?
Brad Casper, CEO, OH Partners
Following a setback—a client changes directions, reduces budgets, or brings some work in-house—we center our attention on the team, not on the set back or what was lost. Rather, we focus on what we gained by working with the client: knowledge, case studies, successes and the likelihood we can parlay these experiences into other profitable new business. Generally speaking, we like to find the silver lining in most setbacks. My ultimate objective is to promote a culture at OH that is positive, and one that doesn’t cry over spilled milk. Keeping morale high internally is crucial to maintaining momentum within an agency.
Elyse Estrada, vp of education and experience, Foursquare
Working in a fast-paced environment like a start-up means that you’re often at the mercy of “fires” and higher priority events that take place, so you may feel setbacks more often. I don’t view setbacks as negative; I view them as an opportunity to put more time and effort into something you’re passionate about. In many cases, the timelines we set are arbitrary, and we can be flexible to get the project done right, not just get it done “in time.”
As a company, we use a quarterly OKR (Objectives & Key Results) system. At the end of the quarter, we’ll often hear “But I need to mark this OKR as ‘done’” which could result in work that isn’t fully fleshed out or shipping something you aren’t 100% proud to ship. I believe that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right.