Books Seem to Find You When You Need Them

Last Sunday, we went out looking for a classy but not over the top breakfast spot with solid vegan options. We found all that and more at Poppy Seed, nested on a quiet Newtown side street.

Book Reviews

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    A Note on Gratitude Journaling

    One year ago today, I purchased a very simple, moleskin notebook from Target to start my daily gratitude journal. The goal was to write down one thing, person, or activity I was grateful for every day for the duration of a year. Sometimes I wrote down something as simple as clean sheets, a lazy Sunday,…


  • Toastmasters Speech #1: Ice Breaker

    Toastmasters is an international education organization that teaches public speaking, communication, and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Since 1924, Toastmasters has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders. My Toastmasters journey started in May 2013 when I joined Corus360 as a summer intern. I attended monthly meetings…


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Marketing Notes

  • A Low Budget Makeup Brand Just Launched the One of the Greatest Campaigns of 2019 Using TikTok

    E.L.F. cosmetics generated over 1 billion impressions reaching the highly coveted Generation Z using the video app, TikTok. What is TikTok? Launched originally as Musicaly.ly in the United States, TikTok merged with China’s Douyin in late 2017. Since the acquisition, the app has been downloaded more than 1 billion times and reportedly has more monthly…


  • Building a StoryBrand

    The average person’s attention span is now eight seconds, and a typical person spends more than 30% of their time daydreaming. In a world where businesses have 7 seconds to make a first impression, how do you stand out? Storytelling. Stories are the one thing that can hold a person’s attention for hours. Storytelling is…