Links I Love: May 24, 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 Office Is Dead. (Medium) My office is reopening but I don’t feel safe about going back—what should I do?. (Well & Good NYC) Retail Employees Struggle to Enforce Local Mask Guidelines in Stores. (Morning Brew Chipotle’s Unlikely Beauty Collab Is Exactly What We Need Right Now. (Refinery29)) {Read More}

Links I Love: May 17, 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 Revenge of the Parking Lot. (Morning Brew) Theranos Would Be Thriving in the Covid-19 Pandemic. (Medium) COVID-19 and the Great Rehiring. (Andreessen Horowitz) Returns Will Become a Problem for Retailers as Stores Re-Open. (Morning Brew) Meet Rocco. He Owns a Dairy Queen. The Government’s Flawed Coronavirus Plan {Read More}

Links I Love: May 10, 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 Dunkin’ Introduces DIY Donut Kits So You Can Frost & Sprinkle Your Own. (Thrillist) Fast Food Restaurants Join the Meal Kit Renaissance. (Morning Brew) Just Make Delivery & Takeout Cocktails Permanent. (Eater) Kohl’s CEO Says Off-Mall Stores Are a ‘Strategic Asset’ During the Pandemic. (Morning Brew) Companies could {Read More}

Links I Love: May 3, 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 Job Interviews Are Broken. There’s a Way to Fix Them.. (New York Times) Hiring in a pandemic: lessons from the rise of “essential retail”​. (LinkedIn) Nonessential Retailers Embrace Curbside Pickup. (Morning Brew) Related: There’s a reason Trader Joe’s won’t let you order groceries for pickup or delivery. (The {Read More}

What I Read in April 2020

Quarantine has me spending a lot of time reading! I read 12 books in April, which means I’m now right on track to meet my goal of 100 books for 2020. But if I keep this up, I’ll be ahead of things fairly soon. This is the first time in several years I’ve been ahead for this goal, which feels great! I am loving the opportunity to read more, and hope I can keep this as part of my routine {Read More}

Links I Love: April 26, 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 Make a Faster Coronavirus Vaccine. (Bloomberg) The Influencer Economy Hurtles Toward Its First Recession. (Wired) Google Shopping Is Free for All Merchants, but Large Retailers Still Have an Advantage. (Morning Brew) Why Sweetgreen Joined Shake Shack and Other Restaurant Chains to Return Its PPP Loan. (Morning {Read More}

Links I Love: April 19, 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 Answer Common Difficult Interview Questions. (New York Times) Generation Zs are anxious, entrepreneurial and determined to avoid the mistakes of their predecessors. (Newsweek) Starbucks director calls out salesman over sexist email comparing women to coffee. (Newsweek) Why being a manager is terrible…and wonderful. (Zapier) Checking in {Read More}

Links I Love: April 12, 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 win at Zoom backgrounds, from a first-place winner. (Zapier) Sorry, but Working From Home Is Overrated. (New York Times) Working from home? Here’s what productivity experts say you should do to stay on task. (Well & Good NYC) How to Build a Remote Team That Will {Read More}

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}