Five Tips For Boosting Your Brand In 2021

By Madeline Moitozo, Forbes Between the ongoing global health crisis and the economic upheaval of 2020, consumer behavior changed significantly and continues to evolve today. While the year’s behind us, some studies show that certain shifts—an increase in shopping online and a decrease in brand loyalty, for example—could stick around even after the pandemic subsides. […]

Disneyland Reopening in April as 10,000 Furloughed Employees Head Back to Work

By Brady MacDonald, OC Register Disneyland and Disney California Adventure will reopen in April and recall 10,000 furloughed employees following a year of closures during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Disney officials. Disney CEO Bob Chapek announced during the company’s annual shareholder meeting Tuesday, March 9 that Disneyland and Disney California Adventure will reopen in […]

Female Business Owners Share Successes, Challenges, and Advice for Entrepreneurs

By Emily Washcovick, Entrepreneur Business owners have no shortage of inspiring stories to share: the journey to starting their business, the challenges they overcame, the growth they’ve experienced, and the lives they’ve impacted. For women specifically, their stories can be even more unique and impactful as they navigate various challenges specific to their gender—from less […]

Harvard Business Review: Help Your Team Beat WFH Burnout

By Bobbi Thomason, Harvard Business Review Despite the allure of turning our calendars to 2021 and putting 2020 behind us, ringing in the new year will not immediately sweep out our “new normal.” Zoom meetings and kitchen-tables-turned-classrooms-and-home-offices will continue for some time. Though critical to surviving the crisis, these measures are taking a toll on […]

OnePoll: ‘Carpe Diem’ is the New Motto in 2021 for a Majority of Americans

By Good News Network Nearly six in 10 Americans are planning to make ‘carpe diem’—Latin for ‘seize the day’—their new mantra after the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new poll. The survey asked 2,000 Americans about the impact COVID-19 had on their lives and what lessons they’ve learned. It found 68% are planning to emerge […]

A Brief History of the Valentine’s Day Chocolate Box

By Kae Lani Palmisano, USA Today Boxes of chocolates have become synonymous with Valentine’s Day. In fact, leading up to February 14th, Americans buy about 58 million pounds of chocolates. It’s a classic tradition that has become an iconic symbol of love. But when did our love for showing affection with boxes of chocolates begin? […]

Woman Collects Thousands of Valentine’s Day Cards for Veterans from Students

by Lauryn Bentley, NTV, ABC One woman from Hebron is spreading some love this Valentine’s Day by giving away cards from students all across the state to those she says need it the most. Marky Miller has been collecting Valentines Day cards to give to veterans for a decade. “This is the 10th year that […]

4 Tools for Embracing Optimism, Managing Expectations and Staying Hopeful in 2021

By Jennifer Guttman Psy.D. I had prepared myself to embrace 2021 with an abundance of optimism and a commitment to leave all the negative baggage of our tumultuous 2020 behind. Then 2021 came. In these first two weeks, we’ve seen the pandemic infection rate dramatically increase globally, new strains that are even more contagious, a […]