Branding Strategies for Restaurants

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , Insights

As the world begins to emerge from the pandemic, branding strategies for restaurants are paramount as they face a new reality. The way people dine out has changed, and so have their expectations. In this post-COVID world, branding and marketing are more important than ever for restaurants looking to succeed. From creating an unforgettable dining experience to building trust with customers through messaging and communication, there’s no shortage of ways that effective branding and marketing can make all the difference in your restaurant’s success. So if you’re a restaurant owner […]

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Religion and Science

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , In Search Of , Insights , Opinion

Recently arriving in Bangalore India for a six-month stay, I’ve enjoyed the daily reading of The Speaking Tree column; prompting me to return to my own thoughts on religion and being.  Coming from a mixed-religion household, my mother was a Protestant, (of English, Scottish, and Cherokee heritage), and my father was a Jew (of an Irish Catholic father, and a Russian Jewish mother), I’m not quite sure if that makes me — religiously speaking — more confused, or less.   The Swami Kryanada previously (Aug 31) talked about science and religion: […]

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Truth, Fact, or Opinion

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Insights

As air feeds an inferno, so too does innuendo breed a feeding frenzy of speculation. And, as we would gaze upon a fire, we can’t help but be drawn to the sensationalism of good gossip. Facts? Who needs facts when you have a feeding frenzy? The dangerous thing about speculation, however, is that like the fire it too spreads quickly and sometimes out of control. The saga takes on a life of its own and opinions are influenced solely by passion but in the absence of truth. Sometimes it can […]

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Coronavirus Updates

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , Insights , Offsite Articles

I’ve written a series of blogs for political psychologist Dr. Bart Rossi, Ph.d. regarding his on-air interviews about the Coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Bart Rossi, Ph.D. is a political psychologist, who appears regularly on WINK News out of Ft. Meyers, Florida. In the past few months, he has appeared to discuss many aspects of the Coronavirus impact, with Coronavirus Updates This includes how it has impacted election tension, how to talk about Coronavirus, and the new post-Coronavirus normal. With the death count continuing to rise, now near 100,000 in the U.S., […]

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Bad Brokers And Good Investments

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , Business , Insights

When you invest your money into the securities market, there are bad brokers and good investments. Like anything else you have to do your homework to sort them out. The securities industry for a long time has been a swamp infested with leeches just looking for fresh meat. When they find an inexperienced investor, they tend to use high-pressure sales tactics, and abundant turnover of your holdings to spike their commissions.  But that doesn’t mean that a wise investor can’t navigate around them. 

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