Every year on Thanksgiving Eve AKHIA starts an email chain listing what we’re thankful for. I always look forward to reading these over a holiday beer while watching ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’. Every email said ’thank you’ in some way—for support, for pulling together, for opportunity, for believing in them, for making them laugh, etc. I can’t explain how that made me feel. But apparently there is a reason I felt that way…

1. The science of gratitude.

2Does live streaming work? I was at a party over the weekend. And someone kept saying ‘be careful, you’re on Facebook Live’. (So, I hope it didn’t. At least for one night.) Maybe the question should be ‘is live streaming effective?’.

3. Is the supermarket dead? Disruption on aisle five. (Thanks for the share Kelly O!)

4. Heard of Not-Com? Why you should consider replacing your Dot-Com.

5. Five marketing pitfalls to avoid during the holidays. Better read this one – only 26 days left until Christmas!

And finally…

AKHIA just turned 20, as you might have heard. So what better way to celebrate than with a special ‘One Question, One Answer’ series featuring our CEO Jan Gusich? We will release these as our 20th unfolds but let’s start with a fun one where Jan talks about her favorite employees: One Question, One Answer: Which employee is most likely to…