Links I Love: July 4, 2021

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 upskilling is more than just a cool perk in the hybrid world. (Fast Company) Why the Hybrid Workforce of the Future Depends on the ‘Geriatric Millennial’. (Medium) There’s a chicken wing shortage. So this chain wants you to start loving thighs. (CNN) Breaking down Anheuser-Busch’s “biggest beer {Read More}

Links I Love: June 27, 2021

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 looking young can shape your career. (BBC News) PRODUCTIVITY / SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY Efficiency is the Enemy. (Farnam Street) The Key to Reading People. (The Character Lab) How To Stay Motivated When You’re Not Seeing Progress (4 tips to try today!). (Yes and Yes) I’m a Psychotherapist, and {Read More}

What I Read in May 2021

Eight books read in May – I am picking up steam a bit! I stuck to almost exclusively fiction in May, with one non-fiction self-help-y book thrown in. (Though there were several historical fiction novels… so maybe that counts for something?) These days, I am finding the compelling storylines of novels to keep me reading much more than nonfiction. 5 stars: The Book of Lost Names, by Kristin Harmel: I picked this up on a night I intended to go {Read More}

Links I Love: June 20, 2021

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 Evaluate a Benefits Package Before You Accept a Job Offer. (Lifehacker) What Every Young Leader Needs To Know About The Future Of Work. (Under 30 CEO) Exclusive Q&A: Tyson Cornell, PwC U.S. consumer markets leader. (Chain Store Age) Work and life don’t have to be balanced. {Read More}

Weekend Recap: Double Dog Date Weekend

My work day on Friday ended in an excellent way – with a wine tasting! I had a pretty frenetic work day up until then, but it was really nice to know that there was a hard stop to the day. This event had fifty people, and I did a class on the basics of wine tasting, then we tasted a variety of Coppola wines. I had actually visited the Coppola winery when I went to Sonoma years ago, and {Read More}

Links I Love: June 12, 2021

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 Brand voice 101: How to create a consistent brand. (Zapier) Working from outdoors is the new WFH—here’s how to get yourself set up. (USA Today) There’s a Perfect Number of Days to Work From Home, and It’s 2. (The Atlantic) PRODUCTIVITY / SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY Why the Illusion of {Read More}

Links I Love: June 6, 2021

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 Therapy on Aisle 7: Retailers Are Entering the Mental Health Market. (New York Times) 4 chatbot tips from business owner. (Zapier) Instagram Story Hacks: 32 Tricks and Features You Should Know. (Hootsuite) We have basically no idea if anyone wins Instagram giveaways. (Vox) We tested Amazon One, Amazon’s {Read More}

Links I Love: May 30, 2021

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 Pandemic Isn’t Forcing Moms Out of the Workforce — Dads Are. (Medium) Remote Work Choices After The Pandemic. (Friday Forward) Survival Secrets From Small-Business Owners. (New York Magazine) Similar: 9 Lessons Big Corporations Should Take from Startups. (Signum AI) The Five Biggest Mistakes Companies Make With Customer Surveys. (Wall {Read More}

Links I Love: May 23, 2021

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 Young people have a popular pandemic pastime: Filling, then abandoning, e-commerce shopping carts. (CNBC) Appuccino, Please: How TikTok Is Permanently Changing Starbucks. (BuzzFeed) Digitally native food and beverage brands explore restaurant partnerships. (Morning Brew) Target, CVS, Starbucks and other retailers ease mask mandates for fully vaccinated customers. (CNBC) {Read More}

Links I Love: May 16, 2021

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 Our Work-from-Anywhere Future. (Harvard Business Journal) Can My Boss Force Me Not to Wear a Face Mask at Work?. (Wall Street Journal) Digital Contact Tracing is Key to Reopening Retail. (Total Retail) For Mother’s Day, Brands Acknowledge How Covid-19 Impacted Motherhood. (Morning Brew) The Truth About Navigating a {Read More}