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US Day 76-COVID-19 – Reflections From This Past Week

US Day 76 – COVID-19 – My reflection of this past week. Sadly the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 1,226,644.  The U.S. accounts for 312,481 of the confirmed cases. New York, my adopted home state where I lived for over 25 years and have many friends, has 122,031 confirmed cases. The highest numbers of cases are in NYC. …

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COVID-19 Pandemic Day 69 US

March 26, 2020, 2:55 pm ET – Ponte Vedra, FL – I choose to stay at home so that I don’t catch or spread the COVID-19 virus. I am fearful that my mother, who is in her 80’s will get this. There are so many variables to spreading COVID-19 it’s hard to wrap your mind around it. The US is …

Who is Tery Spataro

Strategy for Human Design. entrepreneur, futurist, digital strategist, behaviorist, author, researcher, investor, adviser, mentor and professor Who am I? I started my early career as a digital/tech entrepreneur. I’ve been a digital and tech pioneer since 1986, I started one of New York City’s first digital marketing firms and [co] & founded 7 other companies. My consulting firm, combines tech …

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Living in a COVID-19 World

I first learned about the coronavirus in January. I became conscious and curious but not focused after hearing this news report on January 31, 2020. The news reported Chicago as the first US case of person to person transmission of the coronavirus and went on to discuss matters in Wuhuan. China’s first case was December 1, 2019. Since then the …

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Grocery Retailers Take the Lead in Health Safety During COVID-19

Grocery shopping during COVID-19 is frightening and challenging for customers, retail staff and managers. The overwhelming feeling of uncertainty and fear of getting this highly contagious virus is causing panic buying. The need to hunker down at home is causing the cascade effect of buying toilet paper and hand sanitizer that will last for a century.  Most people want to …

Reflection: A Decade of Challenges & Transformations

I hardly put myself out there on a personal level, my essay is a reflection of technological change, perils of the environment, mindset shifts, creative realities, quantum philosophy, society, communities, and people. I experienced joy, sadness, purpose, challenges, and transformations throughout these last ten years. As I set forth into this new decade, I look upon my dedication to solving …

There’s More to the Data

I wore many hats in my career, but what I fell in love with is human research – specifically, I find people’s brand experiences fascinating. As a research generalist I get to uncover who, what, why, when, where and how. Of late, I took stock of what I’ve learned in the past two decades of working with businesses to articulate …

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Broken Chain

Standing majestic tall touching the sky, the breeze, gently rocking back and forth. Moments later HORROR, quivering, shaking, as life stops. Tears swell up, the heart claimed pain so intense it stopped for a second. A mindless machine ripped through the forest, not recognizing, understanding what it was doing, the pain inflicted as it sliced through the young forest. Not …