Amy Cochran

21 Flips | 3 Magazines | 4 Following | 3 Followers | @amykcochran | undefined

The Atlantic

It’s well-known at this point that gratitude can increase your happiness and well-being.

7 Calming Quotes That Will Get You Through Even The Worst Of Times

When life begins to feel like just a <i>little</i> more than you can handle, mentally repeating a few short, relaxing words can work wonders on your stress levels.<p>This fact has been acknowledged by researchers for quite some time: In the early 1970s, Dr. Herbert Benson, the founder of the Mind/Body Medical …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – 5 Good Tools for Creating Audio Recordings Online

One of my favorite blogging activities to do with students doesn’t involve writing. Creating and sharing short audio recordings can be a great way to …

Top 4 Examples of Effective Social Media Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations | Inc.com

When it comes to <i>nonprofit</i> social media marketing, the idea is the same as social media marketing for any type of business.<p>The challenge, however, is that we tend to think that everything is different, simply because the organization we're working with is nonprofit.<p>What I've discovered is that the …

Nonprofits

US stocks set for big hit after global selloff

The holidays are definitely over. Expect a rough start to the new year.<p>Global stocks are sliding fast on the first trading day of 2016 after China suspended its markets early due to heavy losses.<p>Continuing coverage of Monday's market selloff<p>Here are the six things you need to know before the …

An Actually Useful Guide to Nashville, Tennessee

Heading to Nashville, Tennessee? Let Raleigh McCool be your guide. This is Spilling the Beans, where a city's most in-the-know barista gives us the lowdown on what to do and where to eat in their hometown.<p><i>This is Spilling the Beans, where plugged-in baristas give us the lowdown on where to go, what</i> …

Country Music

Death by spam: lazy email marketing is killing our inboxes

Nevada’s Black Rock desert is not a hospitable place when you need to check your email. At the Burning Man festival in September, I was trying to get online between dust storms, travelling between camps on the vast playa in the desert, searching for a functional antenna and trying to find enough …

Marketing

The Key To Getting Millennials To Donate: Create Something They Can Experience

In the era of charitable half marathons, dance-a-thons, and overnight walks, millennials are seeking new ways to donate to charities. For many, gone are the days of writing checks — instead, millennials are getting more hands on, participating in events that allow them both to volunteer themselves …

Behind every great woman... Meet the men who put their wives' careers first - Telegraph

KFC Launches New Nashville Hot Chicken

Ahead of a nationwide roll-out, <b>KFC launches new Nashville Hot Chicken</b> in Pittsburgh, PA.<p>The chicken is available in both bone-in and tender …

Why New York is out and Nashville is in for real-estate investors

Doing business is pricey in the largest U.S. metropolitan areas, which has prompted companies to consider locating in more affordable cities that …

7 Things Really Successful People Never Do | Inc.com

There are good habits, and not-so-good ones. Then there are habits that will actually prevent you from achieving success. That observation comes from the personal finance site GOBankingRates, which recently used Stephen R. Covey's bestseller <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> as a starting …

Self-improvement

5 Ways Every Nonprofit Can Be Donor-Centric

<b>Over the last few months</b> I have heard the terms “donor-centric” and “donor-centricity” being tossed around in various discussions, conference …

50 Things to Eat in Nashville Before You Die

Nashville First, the bad news: we are all eventually going to head up to the big brunch in the sky. But the good news is that before that happens, we …

KFC Rips Off Nashville and Adds Hot Chicken to Its Menu

KFC is testing Nashville-style hot chicken — in Pittsburgh. According to the chain's website, the new menu item is a "spicy bird with a savory burn" that is made with cayenne and smoked paprika. The hot chicken is currently only available in Pittsburgh but KFC notes that it will soon be sold …

The SF Exodus Begins: Lyft Heads to Nashville and Seattle While Uber Goes to Oakland

As the real-estate situation worsens, San Francisco startups look for new territory.<p>As Uber negotiated its purchase of the downtown Sears Building in Oakland, Lyft was planning an exodus of its own.<p>The ride-hailing company is keeping its current San Francisco headquarters but planning additional …

After 35 years at Xerox, Ursula Burns is still learning

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

These 7 women have all scored big jobs in men's pro sports leagues

There is a groundswell happening in the major men’s sports leagues: women are joining the management ranks.<p>What started with the San Antonio Spurs …

Girls Who Code CEO to talk workforce of the future

Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology and prepare young women for …

Brandi Chastain Talks Girls' Sports, Leadership and Why Being "Bossy" is a Good Thing - Ms. Magazine Blog

<i>This interview first aired on</i> <i>Inflection Point.</i> <i></i><i>Click here</i> <i>to listen to the full audio version and find episodes of the show</i> <i>on iTunes</i><i>.</i><p>In 1999, Brandi …