Posted by Kendra Lusty on Oct 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Open enrollment season is also known as hug-a-harried-HR-professional season. Okay, I just made that up, but the fact remains that open enrollment is a busy and stressful time of year for those in Human Resources. Every year, the stakes grow higher as businesses fight to keep the best and brightest working for them. We...

Posted by Kendra Lusty on May 26, 2021 10:00:00 AM

In case you haven’t heard, Disneyland in Anaheim, California is now selling tickets in anticipation of welcoming out-of-state guests on June 15. Oo-de-lally! And for travelers wishing to stay near the park, the Disneyland Hotel plans to open July 2 with reduced capacity.  This comes only 6 weeks after Disneyland broke ...

Posted by Gary Toyn on Mar 30, 2021 8:00:00 AM

We’ve written previously about the underlying science behind why discounts are such a powerful member/customer engagement tool. Aside from the rush of endorphins that comes from getting a good deal, evolutionary science tells us that our brains are hard-wired to conserve our resources and avoid inefficiencies. That’s w...

Posted by Kendra Lusty on Mar 17, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Scratch. Bills. Buckaroos. Smackers. Dough. Green. No matter what you call it, there’s just something about cold hard cash. People have more appreciation for items they purchased with cash rather than credit, according to psychologists. Hollywood loves to show suitcases full of benjamins or handfuls of dollars raining ...

Posted by Kendra Lusty on Mar 4, 2021 12:16:45 PM

Did you see the recent statistics predicting a huge resurgence in travel this year? They’re pretty surprising, and yet not surprising at all. Recent studies are showing that 80% of U.S. consumers planned to take at least one overnight domestic leisure trip in 2021, with just over one-third of respondents planning at le...

Posted by Kendra Lusty on Feb 10, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Love at first sight can happen. Just ask Hollywood. Or if you want scientific proof, this study shows it takes about 1/5 of a second for the brain to make all the numerous judgments it takes to fall in love. And for even more evidence, ask my husband. He loves to remind me just how quickly he fell in love with me, espe...