Links I Love: December 13, 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 Keep Climbing the Ladder While You Work From Home. (New York Times) The Ad Council vs. The Pandemic. (Morning Brew) Retailers are eager to hire – if you’re a digital whizz. (Reuters) Retailers Cut Back on Choices; ‘We Don’t Need Three Types of Red’. (Wall Street {Read More}

Links I Love: December 6, 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 QR codes — Quartz Weekly Obsession. (Quartz) Similar: Tech Tracker: Restaurants are turning to QR codes during the coronavirus pandemic for digital menus and contactless payment. (Restaurant Hospitality) A Zoom Thanksgiving Leaves Big Turkey in a Tailspin. (Medium) State of play: Retail in the pandemic. (Protocol) How the {Read More}

Links I Love: November 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 In DTC world, the line between inspiration & copycatting blurs. (Modern Retail) 6 Signs Covid-19 Is Affecting Your Team’s Wellbeing. (Under 30 CEO) Parents Got More Time Off. Then the Backlash Started.. (New York Times) Related: We need to talk about the bias against child-free employees. (Fast Company) {Read More}

Links I Love: November 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 Why Every Tech Investor on the Planet Wants to Invest in Virtual Events. (Skift) Keeping America’s factory floors safe – and productive – with contact tracing. (PwC) So proud to be part of the team for this product! Servant Leaders’ Are the Bosses We All Need Right Now: {Read More}

Links I Love: November 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 Oura Ring’s Billboard Proves No One Else Slept During the Election Either. (Morning Brew) Allbirds to raise prices on Black Friday to fight climate change. (Retail Dive) How Peloton Could Beat Nike and Lululemon at Apparel. (Wall Street Journal) Amazon Releases Inventory-Tracking Shelves for Small and Medium Businesses. {Read More}

Links I Love: November 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 The 10 characteristics of a great consumer subscription business. (David Jaxon) Model No. Launches With Made-to-Order, Upcycled Furniture. (Morning Brew) Walmart’s new test stores will experiment with AR, mobile, revamped checkout and more. (Tech Crunch) How Pepsi Got Suckered Into Every Hot Branding Trend. (Medium) Petco rebrands, bans {Read More}

What I Read in October 2020

I read seven books in the month of October – not as much as I was reading at the height of quarantine this spring, but still more than this summer. (I would imagine that I will be reading even more in November and December, as the weather gets colder and I’m less able to hit the trails.) That puts me at 88 books read in 2020, which is six ahead of where I need to be to hit 100 books {Read More}

Links I Love: November 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 Meet Popshelf, Dollar General’s Bid for Affluent Shoppers. (Morning Brew) The American Economy Was Hit by a Bus. It’s Healing, but Slowly.. (New York Times) Amazon Saved a $1 Billion So Far With Corporate Travel Shut Down. (Skift) Staples Stores Will Process Returns From Multiple Retailers. (Morning Brew) {Read More}

Links I Love: October 25, 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 Consumers Are Increasingly Aware of Brands’ Politics, Morning Consult Survey Reports. (Morning Brew) National Retail Federation Releases Guidelines for De-Escalating Mask Conflicts. (Morning Brew) You Won’t See Avocados From Mexico at the 2021 Super Bowl—But It’s Not Why You Think. (Morning Brew) ThredUp selling ‘rental retirees’ from Rent {Read More}

Links I Love: October 18, 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 Op-Ed: Working Moms Like Me Are at the Coronavirus Breaking Point. (Cheddar) Job diary: As a professional bridesmaid, I deal with everything from missing grooms to wedding crashers. Here’s what a day in my life is really like.. (Business Insider) Honestly, I kind of want to quit my {Read More}