What We’re Grateful For in 2020

If there’s one thing we can take away from this year, it’s that we’re happier and healthier when we are grateful.

According to Psychology Today, engaging in grateful thinking helps you sleep longer, be more empathetic, increase your mental toughness, and reduce toxic emotions like anger and frustration. Plus, people who regularly express gratitude are more likely to be physically fit, achieve their goals, and maintain strong friendships.

Even when our work-life balances are thrown askew, and when job security may be an illusion, being grateful for what you still have is always beneficial.


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Surviving and Thriving During COVID-19

It’s no secret that COVID-19 changed our lives. As a small business, we’ve had to pivot in extraordinary ways. And while we can’t ignore the impact isolation and swift, life-altering changes have on our psyche, we have also learned that our resiliency and ability to manage is more powerful than we thought.  Here are just a few ways our incredible team has navigated the pandemic in fun and fulfilling fashion.


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Reflections and Projections: 2019 and beyond

As we shift our focus to 2020, it’s important to pause and reflect on where we’ve come from.  2019 was a heck of a year, filled with challenging pivots, and remarkable accomplishments. Far more ups than downs, thankfully, but I think we can all agree that business was even more unpredictable than usual and will likely continue into 2020.


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Cardboard Out of the Box

Here’s an idea that’s out of the box, literally:  Cardboard furniture.

No. You’re not in the wrong place. This is still ECHOtape.  But we love corrugated cardboard because so many of our customers make it.  As we work to expand our line of splicing tapes (an important part of the corrugate cardboard process!), our research has uncovered some incredible creations that are worth sharing: (more…)

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