Links I Love: April 5, 2020

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER / BUSINESS 4 Startups Inspired by Everyday Problems. (Under 30 CEO) What is the ideal age to retire? Never, according to a neuroscientist. (TED Talks) The Hard-Knocks Restaurant World Discovers Wellness. (New York Times) Similar: Can Wellness Heal the Workplace?. (New York Times) Macy’s to be replaced on S&P 500 {Read More}

What I Read in March 2020

Turns out I can make up a lot of reading ground when I’m isolating at home! I read 10 books in the month of March, which means I’m now only three books behind schedule on my goal to read 100 books in a year. I’m guessing this will finally be a year I reach my goal, or maybe even go a little bit over! This month, I gave five stars to several books – mostly novels that helped me escape {Read More}

Links I Love: March 29, 2020

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER / BUSINESS Maintaining Contact: The Pros and Cons of Each Managerial Communication Preference. (Laura Stack) How Kat Cole Went from Hooters Girl to President of Cinnabon by Age 32. (Entrepreneur) Household Brands Seek Their Voice on Virtual Assistants. (Wall Street Journal) How Mrs. Meyer’s took over the hand soap aisle. {Read More}

Links I Love: March 22, 2020

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER / BUSINESS The Newest Fad in Luxury Pet Care: Private Dog Parks. (Morning Brew) We Have Officially Hit Peak Subscription. (Medium) A Local Start-up is Trying to Make An Online Marketplace for Artists in Prison. (303 Magazine) British supermarkets’ plea to shoppers: stop panic buying. (Reuters) Coronavirus could be changing {Read More}

Links I Love: March 15, 2020

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER / BUSINESS How to Know When You Should Turn Down a Promotion. (New York Magazine) Ganahl’s SheFactor looks to inspire young women. (BizWest Magazine) Why 2019 Was a Breakthrough Year for Women in the Boardroom. (New York Times) Female Farmers Are Finally Being Counted. (Morning Brew) Drunk shopping translates into {Read More}

What I Read In February 2020

February was a stressful month for me, and I didn’t read nearly as much as I would have liked. But, I still read five books this month, which brings my total for 2020 so far to 11 books. Lots of room for improvement! But with COVID-19 forcing many people into quarantine, I’m expecting I’ll have lots of solo reading time soon… 5 stars: You Are Not Alone, by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen: LOVED this thriller, which didn’t disappoint and {Read More}

Links I Love: March 8, 2020

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER / BUSINESS These are the 4 sentences you need to make your cover letter get noticed. (Fast Company) What’s Really Holding Women Back?. (Harvard Business Journal) Misunderstood generations: what Millennials and Gen Z actually think about work. (Zapier) Defining Radical Candor – and How to Do It. (Harvard Business Journal) {Read More}

Links I Love: March 1, 2020

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER / BUSINESS Why Grocery Stores Have Tiny Kid-Size Carts. (The Atlantic) What Happens To Your Mail-Order Mattress After You Return It. (Five Thirty Eight) Once-in-a-Generation Swarm of Desert Locusts Descend on East Africa. (Morning Brew) Panera’s New $9/Month Coffee Subscription Is Actually a Good Deal. (Lifehacker) Really interesting to see {Read More}

Links I Love: February 23, 2020

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER / BUSINESS Self-Checkout Tech Hasn’t Caught Up to Retailers’ Needs. (Morning Brew) How Houston Embraced Augmented Reality to Enhance the Visitor Experience. (Skift) Idea burnout: As more DTC brands enter the fray, founders struggle to differentiate. (Modern Retail) Meet the New Nike Boss: Trading Tech for Air Jordans. (Wall Street {Read More}

Links I Love: February 16, 2020

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER / BUSINESS How to Attract Google-Level Talent Without a Google-Level Name. (Under 30 CEO) How to future-proof your career path in 2020 (and beyond). (Fast Company) Zappos has quietly backed away from holacracy. (Quartz) The Grooming Gap: What “Looking the Part” Costs Women. (In These Times) How the ‘Bachelor’ Franchise {Read More}