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JEFFREY GITOMER — A different kind of thanks: yours


As the commercialism of Thanksgiving fades into the commercialism of Christmas (or whatever one is allowed to call it these days), several thoughts have occurred to me that will impact you as a person, a salesperson, and your business. People try so hard to express good cheer in these holiday seasons that they often miss the mark. “Don’t eat too ...

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JOSH MABUS — In the brand world, continuity, not content, is king


One of the oldest axioms in marketing is the Rule of Seven, which says it takes seven exposures to a brand or product before a consumer is comfortable trusting the brand, accepting the brand’s message or purchasing the product. Most people say the rule started in the ‘30s with Hollywood film promotion but it’s attributed to plenty of marketing experts ...

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Jackson County approves hospital budget


PASCAGOULA — The Jackson County Board of Supervisors approved the county hospital system’s $325 million budget without giving the system $2 million in tax dollars. In the budget, Singing River Health System administrators promised to put $1.2 million toward the failing employee pension and projected a $700,000 profit next year, but they also asked the county for $2 million. The ...

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US stocks fall sharply on bleak Chinese manufacturing report

Trader Anthony Riccio works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. More signs of weakness in China's economy are sending global stock markets sharply lower. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK  — Stock markets plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after gloomy economic data out of China rekindled fears that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated. U.S. stocks are coming off their worst month in more than three years. The price of oil sank, giving up most of the gain it ...

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US stocks surge after China cuts rates to help economy


U.S. stocks surged in early trading Tuesday after China’s central bank cut its key interest rate in a bid to boost growth in the world’s second-largest economy. The move erased some of the stock market’s heavy losses from a day earlier when concerns over a slowdown in China’s economy rattled global markets and knocked down the Dow Jones industrial average ...

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Brookhaven schools borrow $255K to address budget shortfall


BROOKHAVEN — The Brookhaven School District is borrowing $255,000 to address a budget shortfall. Superintendent Ben Cox tells The Daily Leader that property tax collections have not kept up with expenses. The funds will be repaid over three years. Cox says last year tax collections were short of what they requested by about $212,000. He says the school district absorbed ...

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Houston leaders ponders budget shortfall


HOUSTON — The city of Houston in north Mississippi is looking at a projected deficit of $251,536 in September when the fiscal year ends. Mayor Stacey Parker tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal says the shortfalls are being projected in the city general fund and in the water and sewer budget. Parker is suggesting the city use a combination of ...

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