NBA: Embiid, Covington lift 76ers over Nets for 10th win

first_imgSmart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports MOST READ “He has been playing great for us and people always think to look at the stat sheet instead of actually looking at the game, but he’s really important to us especially defensively as far as deflections and guarding all the team’s best players,” Embiid said of Covington. “Just having him on the team is great.”The 76ers rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit and scored 13 straight down the stretch to seal the victory.Brook Lopez led the Nets with 26 points, but scored only eight after halftime.“It’s the city of Philadelphia and we need that grit,” said Sixers coach Brett Brown, who estimated Covington had 13 deflections to go along with five steals and 11 rebounds. “We need to build it through defense and that toughness.” CBBSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Bright start for Painters EDITORS’ PICK Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers drives to the basket against Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first quarter at Wells Fargo Center on November 27, 2016, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. AFP FILENEW YORK, United States — Joel Embiid’s 20 points and Robert Covington’s gritty performance lifted the Philadelphia 76ers to a 105-95 NBA victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, their 10th win of the season matching their total of last year.Cameroonian rookie Embiid, still on restricted playing time after missing all of the past two seasons in the wake of two foot surgeries, connected on eight of 14 shots from the floor.ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter He scored 12 of his points after halftime, when the 76ers out-scored the Nets 59-38.Embiid finished off his 14th 20-point game by hitting two free throws, with Sixers fans chanting “Trust the Process” in reference to the team’s rebuilding mantra.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad AliSPORTSWe are youngEmbiid is finally a key part of that overhaul process. He was drafted third overall in the 2014 NBA Draft but was promptly lost to injury.Last season, the 76ers were an abysmal 10-72, barely avoiding the all-time worst full-season record of 9-73 set by the 1972-73 Sixers. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town PH among economies most vulnerable to virus Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Senators to proceed with review of VFA Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award PLAY LIST 01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)00:50Trending Articles01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND We are young Their plans for a revival this season took a hit when Australian Ben Simmons, top pick in last June’s draft, suffered a foot injury that has kept him off the floor so far this season.Nevertheless, the Sixers have received a boost from Embiid and fellow rookie Dario Saric of Croatia, who scored 18 points on Sunday as Philadelphia won for the third time in four games.Covington shook off not one but two pokes in the eye and a bloodied lip to score 15 points, and Ersan Ilyasova chipped in 14 points as Philadelphia won despite shooting just 39.4 percent.“It’s just a matter of continuing to play no matter what,” Covington said. “You’re going to get bumps and bruises. It’s just a matter of your mental toughness to keep going no matter what.“I’m not going to leave my teammates because I’m hurting,” added Covington, who drained an open three-pointer with 1:57 remaining to give the 76ers a 101-87 lead.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

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Exclusive – Top-four finish would still be a success for Liverpool this season, claims former Reds striker

first_imgFormer Liverpool striker Emile Heskey believes a top-four finish would still represent a successful season for the Reds this term, despite coming agonisingly close to Premier League glory last time around.Brendan Rodgers’ side ended the previous top flight campaign just two points behind champions Manchester City, having dropped points in the final few fixtures.This summer may have seen top scorer Luis Suarez leave Anfield, but the Merseyside outfit have also enjoyed a productive transfer window.Rodgers has spent around £100million to booster his squad, signing Southampton’s Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert and Dejan Lovren, German midfielder Emre Can and forwards Lazar Markovic and Divock Origi, as Liverpool aim to end their 24-year hunt for the top flight title.Captain Steven Gerrard recently revealed he feels the side will be genuine title contenders again this season, but former team-mate Heskey believes the club should still be satisfied with a top-four spot, even if they miss out on the crown.Asked if Liverpool can repeat last season’s success again this term, Heskey told Drivetime: “It will be difficult.“Defensively they need to be a little bit stronger, but they’re very strong on the counter-attack.“Yes, they may have lost the goals of Luis Suarez, but they have done some good business this summer, they’ve brought in some exceptional players and it’s just about giving the team that time to gel now.“It’s also time for Daniel Sturridge to step up now and really push himself in the Premier League.“I think a top-four finish will still be good enough for the club next season, Champions League qualification would be a good end to the campaign.”last_img read more

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David Ospina discharged from hospital after collapsing during Napoli match

first_imgDavid Ospina has been discharged from hospital and given the all clear after collapsing on the pitch during Napoli’s Serie A match against Udinese on Sunday.The goalkeeper, on loan at the Italian club from Arsenal, fell to the ground two minutes before half-time, having suffered a head injury in a clash with Udinese’s Ignacio Pussetto earlier in the match. There are eight live commentaries across the talkSPORT network this week. Find out what they are and where to hear them, below… 1 Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti later indicated that Ospina, 30, was recovering, the player having been given a CAT scan which came back all clear and then stayed in hospital overnight for observation.On Monday afternoon, the club confirmed Ospina was now set for some rest and would not be joining up with Colombia during the international break.“David Ospina was discharged this afternoon from the Pineta Grande Clinic where he had been hospitalised last night for a series of investigations and specialist visits. All tests are negative,” a statement from Napoli on the official club website read. Ospina came off after this collision center_img LIVE on talkSPORT Germany vs Serbia (Wednesday) – talkSPORT 2Kazakhstan vs Scotland (Thursday) – talkSPORT 2England vs Czech Republic (Friday) – talkSPORTWalsall vs Barnsley (Saturday) – talkSPORT 2Shrewsbury vs Portsmouth (Saturday) – talkSPORT 2Gibraltar vs Republic of Ireland (Saturday) – talkSPORT 2San Marino vs Scotland (Sunday) – talkSPORT 2Netherlands vs Germany (Sunday) – talkSPORT 2 “Visits excluded any problems. The diagnosis is of vagal crisis [fainting] resolved within a few hours.“The player has been advised a few days off and will not respond to the call-up of his national team.”Ospina is on a season-long loan in Naples and reports suggest he is poised to sign a full-time deal with the Italian club.Udinese had pulled back from two goals down to level the match when Ospina was forced off. Later goals from Arkadiusz Milik and Dries Mertens gave Napoli a 4-2 win as they continue to chase runaway Serie A leaders Juventus.Napoli boss Ancelotti welcomed the positive update on Ospina.He said on Twitter: “I’ve been visiting David and he’s fine. We expect him soon at Castel Volturno.”last_img read more

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Eating ETech

first_imgPlenty to chew on in coverage of the recent ETechconference. Here are some ETech tidbits that I snacked on over the past week andfound to be rather tasty…Ideas and Products– the whole Remix theme. For Silicon Valleylegend Danny Hillis, the remix theme begins at the breakfast table: “For him, it hadbegun experimenting with combinations of oatmeal, Rice Crispies, and Froot Loops.Remixing, at its core, is this combination of artistic design and problem solving. It’staking products that are fine on their own and considering the possibilities if you don’tuse them according to the pictures on the side of the box.”– Yahoo’s new Tech Buzz Game soundsyum: “a fantasy prediction market for high-tech products, concepts, and trends.” NB: Ihaven’t had time to sign-up yet, but sounds like the kind of thing I’d relish…– Amazon’s new OpenSearch aims “to do forsearch what RSS has done for content.” Ambitious and the first innovative RSS thingAmazon has announced for a while (just to remind us they’re still one of the Web 2.0bigco’s). BusinessWeekdescribes it as “eliciting the denizens of the Web to contribute their own sources ofspecialized information that searchers can subscribe to much like they can subscribe toblogs.” OpenSearch seems to be in the same game as PubSub, Feedster, et al – futuresearch. Interesting… I must devour all the details later.– Firefox as a Remix Vehicle. I hadn’t really considered this before, but it’s aviable way to market Firefox as the Web 2.0 browser of choice. As Robert Kaye described it: “Firefoxby itself is a fairly bare-bones browser and when the user installs extensions, the userremixes the browser by plugging in the various add-ons that they would like to use.Instead of shipping a huge browser that does everything, the Firefox team chose to keepthings simple by shipping a stripped down browser that is expected to be remixed by theuser.”ETech sessions – my picks from the menu– Web ServicesMash-up (p.s. check out thefantastic resources page compiled by AlanTaylor)– HOWTO makea VC pitch in PowerPoint (see also Mark Taylor’snotes)– Mark Fletcher: LessonsLearned Birthing and Building Web Start-ups (seealso) – Danny Hillis, Applied Minds. ZDNet quote: “He sees the world ofpublishing (blogs, wikis, APIs) evolving into the MetaWeb where information is containedin sharable public databases, ushering in the era of remix culture.”– O’Reillyradar speech. Here’s one delicious piece of advice from Tim O’Reilly and RaelDornfest: “architect your software or service in such a way as to be used easily as acomponent of a larger system: keep it modular, document your interfaces, and use alicense that doesn’t hinder recombination.”– Salesforce.com and utility computing. As reported byIan Pringle: “Salesforce.com’s view is for continued abstraction and aseparation of the definition and deployment of applications to create utilitycomputing.” And a little further on… “In effect utility computing is here already in the styleof the ‘Website as a platform’. It was suggested that the next step would‘On demand Application Development’. At a stretch it is possible to see thepersonalisation capabilities of ‘My Yahoo’ as a nascent example of thisidea.”SummaryLots of ideas to digest. I’ll leave you with this excellent quote from Tim O’Reilly,as reportedby reemer.com: “Remix: when content is digital, it lends itself to being broken downand remixed. Build your business model so as to make your living from the smallest atomicunit. e.g. SafariU”. A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Tags:#web#Web Development Related Posts richard macmanuscenter_img Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

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How Google’s Early Release Of Android L Breaks With The Past To Fix Its Future

first_imgRole of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces dan rowinski Tags:#Android#Android L#app development#Google#Google I/O 2014#smartphones#tablets What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … This process actually slowed adoption by consumers, manufacturers and developers. After Google announced a new version, it often took companies such as HTC and Samsung as long as three to six months to build new devices for it, or ship software updates for older phones and tablets. Meanwhile, developers hesitated to build apps optimized for it because so few consumers hadthe latest version. For instance, the latest version of Android—version 4.4, dubbed “KitKat”—was announced eight months ago, on October 31, 2013. Since then, only 13.6% of Android devices that touch Google’s servers run KitKat. In comparison, 14.9% of devices run Android 2.3 Gingerbread, which was announced in December of 2010. Now with Android L, developers and manufacturers will have the entire summer to get apps, smartphones and tablets ready for release when L drops this fall (presumably with a new Android Nexus device). The approach is more akin to how Apple and Microsoft release major updates for iOS and Windows Phone, respectively, and marks a major shift in strategy for Google. Source: GoogleSo, why did Google change course and offer a developer preview months ahead of Android L’s official commercial release? Google’s head of Android engineering Dave Burke elucidated the company’s thoughts in an interview with ReadWrite at Google I/O last week.See also: What Developers Need To Know About Android L“I think the scope of the platform got so big—and the application ecosystem got so big—that it is kind of near impossible to do a big release, and QA, and test it internally, and know you nailed it,” Burke said. “Of course, we’ve got a great QA team … but the reality is that if you launch, you’re going to break something unless you have developer feedback. We’ve just reached critical mass where we had to change the model, so myself and a couple other people were pushing strongly for this.”Will It Increase New Android Adoption?The biggest test for Android L’s developer preview will come in the form of rapid adoption. Will manufacturers be able to ship the new version to older phones more quickly? And will they have their brand new devices ready when Android L drops commercially, just in time for the holiday shopping season?Google’s Sundar Pichai on stage at I/O 2014Historically, this hasn’t been the case. Android 4.4 was announced on Halloween 2013, and the first round of major KitKat devices didn’t come until the late winter and early spring of 2014. Previous versions of Android saw similar release patterns. Developers and handset makers didn’t have the early access they needed for timely product roll-outs, largely because Google didn’t want to release unfinished software. “We have this challenge that, when we are developing stuff internally, we want to keep it confidential,” said Burke. “Because some of the time, you are just iterating. You are not ready to show it to the public, because you are still experimenting.” Now, he believes the company’s new tack should expedite adoption. Partners equipped with the developer preview will be able to “move in parallel” with Google, he said. “My expectation is that L will have faster adoption than previous versions of Android. “We’ll see, but I think it has a good chance,” he said.  Android Adoption Rate Is Important For DevelopersAndroid is a fragmented system by nature. Google releases the Android Open Source Project—or AOSP, the code that manufacturers use to build Android devices—for nearly every version of the operating system (except for the Android 3.0 Honeycomb update). While the open source strategy of Android led it to be the world’s most used operating system, it also created an incredibly diverse system, fraught with hardware variations that don’t always mesh well (or sometimes at all) with the platform’s apps. center_img This hardware diversity creates significant problems for developers. Because, sometimes, you just need the compass to work like it says it is going to work. (You know, point to true north.) To a certain extent, hardware fragmentation will be practically impossible for Android to solve in its current open-source state. Google can try to streamline adoption of hardware standards running the most current version of the operating system with its the low-end Android One and the Android Silver project to come next year, but Silver will only affect the top of the market.Operating system fragmentation causes a different kind of headache for developers, something that Google can address more directly with the developer preview of Android L. In Android, certain technologies are not supported in older versions of the operating system—such as advances in Bluetooth Low Energy and Near Field Communication (NFC). For instance, if a developer wants to support Bluetooth LE in an app, that developer’s potential user base will be severely limited by the number of Android devices that are actually equipped with the technology. Android team talks all things L at I/OAndroid L could help ease many of these issues—that is, if the developer preview succeeds in speeding up adoption cycles for new Android smartphones and operating system upgrades. If you add up everything that is in Android L—includingthe new material design for streamlined user experience across apps and devices, the Android One reference design project, and the developer preview that lets manufacturers and developers catch up to Google—the company has added a lot to Android while also simplifying it for everybody. Or, at least, that’s what the company hopes. “The thing that I observed is that, early in Android, people [manufacturers] went way off, and now everything has become tighter,” Burke said. “People are really starting to appreciate simplicity. Keep it simple and don’t get in the way of the user. It is just like a learning process that the industry is going through and it is just a learning process. It is great to see.”All images by ReadWrite Google took major steps last week to boost adoption of Android L, the latest version of its mobile operating system. In fact, the company did something it has never done before: It released a developer preview. Since the beginning,Google’s approach to major Android releases followed roughly the same format. The announcement typically involved a partner making a Nexus flagship reference device, with the newest version of the platform shipping to developers and other manufacturers so they could build apps and devices for it. 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Montana Updates Apportionment Rules

first_imgIncome apportionment rules have been adopted and amended by the Montana Department of Revenue. These rules affect multistate corporate taxpayers.Finnigan RuleThe department has adopted the Finnigan rule to limit the risk of having a unitary combined group’s apportionment factors manipulated. Under this rule, taxpayers must include property, payroll, and receipts from all unitary group members, if one member has nexus.Previously, the department followed the Joyce rule, which included a unitary group member only if that member itself had nexus.Market-Based SourcingThe rules also provide guidance on market-based sourcing, which was enacted earlier in the year. For example, a new rule specifies that service receipts are sourced to Montana if the service is delivered to a location in the state. Among other things, the rules also:explain principles to apply when sourcing receipts from sales other than sales of tangible personal property;address methods of reasonable approximation used when sourcing such receipts;discuss methods used in excluding certain receipts;explain provisions to be used for a change of methodology;explain when receipts from the sale, rental, lease, or license of real property are sourced to Montana;address when receipts from the rental, lease, or license of tangible personal property are sourced to Montana;address when receipts from the sale, license, or lease of intangible property are sourced to Montana; andinclude special receipts factor provisions for software transactions and sales or licenses of digital goods or services.The updated rules are available at https://revenue.mt.gov/rules.MAR Notice No. 42-2-985, Montana Department of Revenue, effective January 1, 2018Want to know more about state income tax apportionment? CCH CPELink has easy to access classes on Multistate-Income Tax Basics and Hot Topics.Login to read more tax news on CCH® AnswerConnect or CCH® Intelliconnect®.Not a subscriber? Sign up for a free trial or contact us for a representative.last_img read more

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Another Setback for Biosphere Science?

first_imgJust as Biosphere 2, the glass-enclosed laboratory near Tucson, Arizona, seemed to be getting onto a stable scientific track, one of its leading scientists, Wallace Broecker, has resigned as research coordinator. Broecker, a geochemist at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, played a key role in Columbia’s takeover last year of the facility, which has had a troubled history since it opened in 1991 as an experiment in enclosed ecosystems.Neither Broecker nor William Harris, Biosphere 2’s executive director since October, were available for comment today, but the Associated Press (AP) reported last week that Harris announced a staff reorganization in mid-December that changed the job responsibilities of several employees. Harris told AP that Broecker would no longer “have day-to-day responsibility for the budget,” but did not elaborate on his role as the facility’s scientific research coordinator.Some people associated with the project believe that a tug-of-war over education and research at Biosphere 2 may have played a role in Broecker’s resignation. Biosphere 2 was founded by Texas billionaire and environmentalist Ed Bass, and it still relies on funding from Bass. However, Columbia has expressed an aim to make the compound financially self-sustaining in 5 years, in part with revenues from tourism. Toward that end, the compound last November opened the former living quarters of the original “Biospherian” inhabitants to the public. Besides the residences, tourists can see exhibits on global warming and the trials the Biospherians endured.But tourism and rigorous science sometimes make poor bedfellows. “There can be kind of a conflict between rigorous research and demonstration,” says Hyrum Johnson, an ecologist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service in Temple, Texas, and a scientific adviser to Biosphere 2. “If you want to mimic the real world,” he says, “it may not be as graphic as a demonstration” would be. Johnson speculates that Broecker, a longtime advocate of rigorous science at the facility, may feel that “some of the decisions that have been made have gone heavy on the educational part.”Spokespersons for Columbia declined to comment on whether Broecker would continue to have a role at Biosphere 2 in the wake of his resignation as research coordinator. But Broecker will be sorely missed if he does leave, says Johnson: “He’s really been the evangelist to get that facility going in a way that would be good science.”last_img read more

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SPORT-IND-STATS 2 LAST

first_img# Mitchell Marshs unbeaten innings of 102 off 84 balls # Mitchell Marshs unbeaten innings of 102 off 84 balls is his first century in ODIs, surpassing the 89 off 83 balls vs Zimbabwe at Harare on August 25, 2014. His previous highest in ODIs in Australia was 67 vs South Africa at Perth on November 16, 2014. # All three maiden centuries have been registered by Marsh family vs India in ODIs. Geoff Marsh had posted 125 at Sydney on January 21, 1986; Shaun Marsh had registered 112 at Hyderabad on November 5, 2009 and Mitchell Marsh 102 not out at SCG on January 23, 2016. # Steven Smith took his tally to 315 at an average of 63.00 in five innings, including a century and a fifty – his highest aggregate in a bilateral series. His tally is the second highest by an Australian skipper in a bilateral series vs India next only to the 478 ave.95.60) in six innings by George Bailey in India in 2013-14. # Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma were involved in a stand of 123 – Indias first century partnership for the first wicket in ODIs at Sydney, eclipsing the 76 by the same pair against Australia on March 26, 2015. # The above partnership is the second best for India for the first wicket vs Australia in Australia behind the 124 between Ravi Shastri and Kris Srikkanth at Melbourne on March 3, 1985. # Rohit is the first batsman to amass 400 runs in the just concluded series – his tally being 441 (ave.110.25), including two hundreds and a fifty, in five innings. He is the first Indian batsman to aggregate 400 runs or more twice in a bilateral series vs Australia. He had totalled 491 (ave.122.75) in six matches in 2013-14 – a record by an Indian player in a bilateral series. # Besides the above two occasions of 400-plus runs in a bilateral series by Rohit vs Australia, no other Indian batsman has accomplished the feat against any other team. # Rohit is the 12th Indian batsman to amass 5000 runs or more in ODIs – his tally being 5008 (ave.42.08) in 148 matches. # Rohits 99 is his 28th fifty in ODIs – his third vs Australia. # Rohit became the seventh Indian batsman to register an innings of 99 in ODIs, joining Virender Sehwag (99 not out), Kris Srikkanth, VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar (thrice) and Virat Kohli. # Rohit has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the fourth time in ODIs – twice each vs West Indies and Australia. # Virat Kohlis aggregate of 381 (ave.76.20) in five innings is his highest in any ODI series/competition, surpassing the 373 (ave.53.28) in eight matches in the Commonwealth Bank series in Australia in 2011-12. # Kohli has completed his 1000 runs vs Australia in ODIs – his tally being 1002 (ave.55.66) in 23 matches. He is the fourth Indian batsman to accomplish the feat vs Australia, joining Sachin Tendulkar (3077), Rohit Sharma (1297) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (1255). # Besides, Kohli has completed his 1000 runs in Australia in ODIs – his tally being 1001 (ave.50.05) in 23 matches. # Shikhar Dhawan has registered three successive innings of fifty-plus vs Australia for the first time in ODIs – 68 at Melbourne; 126 at Canberra and 78 at Sydney. # Dhawans fourth fifty (78) vs Australia is his 17th in ODIs. # Seven hundreds were recorded in the series in a losing cause – the most in any bilateral series in ODIs. # Hastings (3/61) has recorded his best bowling performance in ODIs at Sydney. # Mitchell Marsh (9.4-0-77-1) has earned a dubious distinction of conceding most runs in an innings in ODIs at Sydney. PTI COR BS BSadvertisementlast_img read more

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Summer reading picks for changemakers and fundraisers

first_imgRecently we asked some of our favorite fundraisers and social do-gooders to share their summer reading lists. If you’re looking for inspiration, here’s a good starting point.The top pick for the summer appears to be Give and Take by Adam Grant. Sasha Dichter, Chief Innovation Officer of Acumen, along with Network for Good’s Kate Olsen and Dan Cohen, put this hot read at the top of the list. Give and Take was also Beth Kanter’s pick (she recently shared in-depth thoughts on this book on her blog).Another popular recommendation was The Impact Equation by Chris Brogan and Julian Smith. John Haydon has this on his reading list, which is a pretty impressive endorsement!Amy Sample Ward, CEO of NTEN, shared her summer reading strategy: “Summer is a great time to read something totally different. Get away from all of those work-related, business books and pick up something that is purely for fun. I find that when I let my mind truly wander and dive into a story, that I get refreshed in the light-hearted and people-centric side of our work and that refreshed perspective comes through as I draft appeals and think about calls to action. On my list: Let the Great World Spin, The History of Love, and Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.”Some more summer reading ideas:Friendfluence: The Surprising Ways Friends Make Us Who We Are by Carlin Flora“How does this relate to nonprofit marketing and fundraising? Understanding how to foster better relationships in our personal lives is key to fundraisers understanding how to foster meaningful relationships with our donors. There are many parallels that we can draw between our pursuit of being better friends and being better relationship builders with our constituencies.”— Alia McKee, principal at Sea Change Strategies and founder of Lifeboat The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb“A must-read, although it will be slow-going for some. Most fundraising programs are dependent upon a very small group of people, and this book explains why.”— Jeff Shuck, CEO of Event 360Inspired – How to create Products Customers Love by Marty Cagan— Scott Harrison, Founder and CEO of charity: waterJoe Waters offers up a change of pace with his choice:Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick. Joe tells us, “This book on the first major engagement of the American Revolution had colonists seriously outnumbered by redcoats. Nevertheless, the colonists stood their ground, inflicted heavy casualties and almost won. What fundraisers can learn: Holding your ground when you want to run can lead to victory … or at least a failure you’re sure to learn a lot from!”Are any of these books on your summer reading list? What would you add? Chime in by adding a comment below and tell us your reading picks for the summer — whether you’re focusing on reading for business or pleasure!last_img read more

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