Mark August 26 on your calendars, folks. That’s International Dog Day, founded in 2004 to encourage the adoption of shelter dogs and celebrate everything about humanity’s erstwhile canine companions. And really, there’s a lot to celebrate.
August 9 is National Book Lover’s Day. It’s an unofficial holiday meant to celebrate literature in all its forms, encourages people to put away their smartphones, turn off their computers, and pick up a book. These days, that message has never been more important.
If there’s one thing the video game industry is known for, it’s fostering a terrible work environment. From the extreme working conditions at studios like Netherrealm to the hostile, sexist, favoritism-driven culture at Rockstar Games, gaming in many ways serves as a manual for how not to treat employees. After all, nobody wants to work…
I’m sitting down for coffee with a colleague of mine, a marketing professional who works with several large brands. He casts a cursory glance at his phone as he sits down. I can tell his mind is racing even as we exchange greetings.