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Facebook Is Bad At Being You. (Not A Typo.)

By Jenika | February 12, 2019 |

Have you ever heard someone say they’re “bad at” Facebook?   “Oh yeah, must have missed that, sorry, I’m bad at Facebook” or “I know, I never post, I’m bad at Facebook.” This makes me laugh.  Have you seen the movie The Social Network?  There’s a line when screen-Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is “about taking…

Loneliness in Business & The Lucky, Neglected Task That Can Help

By Jenika | February 6, 2019 |

The wooden door creaked on its brass hinges. After chatting with the attendant as she swiped my card, I grabbed a tray and filled it up with food I didn’t have to cook. Balancing my soup bowl and water glass carefully, I looked out over the dining hall. Should I join the cluster forming along…

Here’s How To Have A Lucky Month, According To Science

By Jenika | January 29, 2019 |

I wasn’t inside the tent for more than three minutes when I found myself doing exactly what I swore I wouldn’t. Something I saw online ticked me off earlier that day, but I was on my way to our local book festival, with its white tents and strung globe lights along the harbor.  I exhaled…

How To Write An End-Of-Year Post People Want To Read

By Jenika | November 6, 2018 |

Confession:  When I see “Best Nine” posts on Instagram, where photographers stick nine highlight photos in a single square, I admire them – but then my marketing mind winces a bit. It’s not that I don’t want to see beautiful photos.  (I do.  FLOOD me with beauty, people.  I need it.) What I don’t love…