How Pixar and Camilo Lara Spent 6 Years Immersed in Mexico’s Music Scenes to Create ‘Coco’s Soundtrack

Pixar’s new film Coco, about a little boy named Miguel who dreams of becoming a musician, has already broken records as the highest-grossing movie in Mexico’s history and won over critics with a 97 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The animated feature even brought a brigade of abuelitos from Tehuantepec, Oaxaca to the theater for the first time. Continue reading How Pixar and Camilo Lara Spent 6 Years Immersed in Mexico’s Music Scenes to Create ‘Coco’s Soundtrack

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How The Girl Scouts CEO Went From Rocket Scientist To America’s Biggest Champion Of Girls

There are moments that Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA, just can’t forget.

There was the time a college counselor at her high school in Las Cruces, New Mexico, scoffed at Acevedo’s desire to study engineering. “Girls like you don’t go to college,” she recalls the counselor saying, in a reference to her Mexican ethnicity.  Continue reading How The Girl Scouts CEO Went From Rocket Scientist To America’s Biggest Champion Of Girls

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How These Entrepreneurs Turned Their Love of Burritos Into a Hit Restaurant

Taqueria Dos Toros stands out in a crowded fast-casual market

By Rebecca Dalzell

Music from the 1970s funk band The Meters pours from the speakers at taco restaurant Dos Toros in New York City. “They just sound like burritos to me,” says Leo Kremer, the chain’s co-founder, who formerly played bass for the band Third Eye Blind. Continue reading How These Entrepreneurs Turned Their Love of Burritos Into a Hit Restaurant

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Hispanic Millennials, The New Now of Retail

By Lee Vann

Every cloud has a silver lining. And when it comes to the current status of the retail industry, which ranges from “bleak to promising,” according to Business.com, that silver lining consists of Hispanic millennials. In fact, regardless of the state of retail at large, Hispanic millennials—especially Latinas—are the new now of retail, and their impact on your bottom line may be more than you realize. Continue reading Hispanic Millennials, The New Now of Retail

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What’s The Newest Hiring Tool?

As increasingly more social media platforms become popular, job seekers continue to expand their online footprints, creating and building multiple profiles. Now, the overwhelming majority of job recruiters are turning to the internet as a means of ensuring that potential job candidates are a good fit for their companies, according to a new survey released by global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. Continue reading What’s The Newest Hiring Tool?

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‘Gracias béisbol’: A look at retiring player Carlos Beltrán’s legendary career

One of baseball’s greats decided to call it a career. Carlos Beltrán announced his retirement after 20 MLB seasons last Monday in a post entitled “Muchas Gracias, Béisbol.” This comes at the heels of Beltrán helping the Houston Astros win their first World Series titlein franchise history. Continue reading ‘Gracias béisbol’: A look at retiring player Carlos Beltrán’s legendary career

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