Risky Business

Risky Business is a 1983 American black comedy drama film written by Paul Brickman in his directorial debut. It stars Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay. The film launched Cruise to stardom. It covers themes like materialism, loss of innocence, coming of age and capitalism.
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  • AffEngineer 2015 Goals

    … Last year I had set myself a personal goal of reaching 150k profit. I made 143k USD which translates to 150k AUD. This year I’m going to set myself a goal of 150k USD again BUT I’m going to break it down to the following, 25k from a NEW long term site/asset 45k from Teespring/Custom Products 80k from Affengineer Why the same Goal? 2014…

    AffEngineer.comin Affiliate- 6 readers -
  • Sainsbury’s pivots with a Christmas ad ‘designed for Facebook’

    … of soccer. Evoking memories of war for marketing aims, however artfully filmed, is a risky business. After 727 complaints from the British public that the ad was distasteful, the pressure was on to change the conversation. It seems to have done just that. Its new online video features something you don’t see every day — a troop of dads…

    Chris Smith/ Digidayin Social- 9 readers -
  • Vodafone creates world’s largest poppy

    …. supermarket Sainsbury’s is painfully aware of: Its 2014 Christmas advertising campaign recreated a famous real-life scene from WWI. The Christmas Day Truces saw opposing troops put down their weapons and play soccer with one another in neutral territory. Some members of the public saw this as a distasteful marketing ploy. It received 240…

    Chris Smith/ Digiday- 9 readers -
  • Hotels.com Busted for Buying Links, Offers Weak Apology

    … and was the result of an internal misunderstanding that has been quickly identified and resolved.” Presumably, the “internal misunderstanding” was that this type of back-alley shenanigans should never have been made public, and that the SEO Manager responsible has been fired. So What’s The Big Deal? Aside from being risky business, Hotels.com’s attempts…

    Larry Kim/ WordStreamin SEO Google- 10 readers -
  • Avoiding S-curve error

    … because science doesn't march, it leaps. The S curve is flat, and then it's not. It's punctuated. A technical innovation changes the game, industry takes a development generation to incrementally pile on, then it happens again. You can't multiply a one-year increase (in computers, your income, your height, the cost of a commodity) by a hundred and figure out what it's going to be in a hundred years, any more than a salesperson can multiply one day's commissions to figure out a year's pay. Day trading is a risky business. …

    Seth Godin/ Seth Godin's Blog- 4 readers -
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