I expected to move to a new country. I anticipated the exchanging of culture, ideas, and languages with new friends. I dreamt of the places I would travel to. I imagined the Instagram pictures I could take.
I recently sat down with a friend of mine on one of my many Zoom meetings of the day. He told me he had been reminiscing about his past travels through posting on his Travel Blog on Instagram. We both sighed in unison: it’s been too long since traveling was a “thing.” He went on […]
There’s nothing quite like a deadly pandemic to make people rethink a lot of things. And 2020 wasn’t just a rough time for individuals, either. Businesses had to come up with new strategies. Whether they were traditional brick-and-mortar stores struggling with lock-down conditions, completely online companies dealing with the way people’s priorities shifted or any […]
Have you ever read Norton Juster’s The Phantom Tollbooth? At the end, Milo – the protagonist – looks at the world around him in a new-found appreciation for a lot of things he took for granted before. For a lot of people 2020 was their Phantom Tollbooth moment. Forced to stay indoors because of COVID-19, […]
If you’re among the millions of people who got laid back during the ongoing pandemic and had to come up with a new way to make ends meet, you may have just started a new business. Or maybe you just started that business you’ve been thinking about for years. In any case, if you’re a […]