Break Room: Bob Jacobs

Favorite app? Good reads? Beatles or Stones? Find out what makes the minds at Lands' End tick.

This is the Break Room.

You know the break room. The place where employees gather to hear the gossip of the day, dish on what music they’re listening to, and talk about which of their bosses are the best. (…Right?)

Today we hear from Bob Jacobs. We’ll let him fill you in on the rest.

Name
Bob Jacobs.

Title
US Editorial Director, Men’s and Home Divisions.

Perfect Sunday morning
Home with all the kids and grandkids, making a huge breakfast.

Favorite Lands’ End product
Expedition Parka – the perfect coat for sub-zero Wisconsin winters.

Last thing you listened to
Billie Fountain at the Commodore.

Best thing you’ve read recently (be it book, article, or the back of the cereal box.)
Jack Handey: What I’d Say to the Martians.

Your happy place
Disney World.

Talent you wish you had
I wish I could dance less like Elaine on Seinfeld.

Beatles or Stones?
Beatles. C’mon.

Favorite app:
Instagram. Since I work with words, it’s nice to play with just pictures. (Which are worth a thousand words – but try to say that with a picture.)

Go-to karaoke tune
Karaoke is against my religion.

Advice for your childhood self
Punch Grant – in the face. He had it coming.

What the world needs now is
Truth. Justice. Compassion. Partnership. Community

Bucket list destination
The U.K.