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July 14, 2021 Misti Aaronson

4th of July | Brews for Gratitude | Winners and Losers

For many (except for our furbabies), the Fourth of July is a day for celebration - with cookouts and cold brews. But what's even more exciting than those are fireworks! Have you ever wondered why we celebrate by launching...

July 8, 2021 Misti Aaronson

Juneteenth an Official Holiday | SurveyMonkey Loses the Monkey | Performance Gold

 Juneteenth is Finally a US Holiday 🙌🏾 “All slaves are free.” General Order Number 3 was delivered to the people of Texas by General Granger on June 19th, 1865, officially marking the end of slavery in the US. It also marked...

July 8, 2021 Misti Aaronson

How to blow your customers' minds | 3 books every leader should read | Insist on gold, not garbage

 So-how can you blow your customers' minds? Here's our advice: Connect: Connect your clients with someone that can help them in their business beyond what you’re there to do. The best business people we know make this a habit. ...

July 8, 2021 Misti Aaronson

The Great Resignation | Companies that Make Work Worth It | Death of the Micromanager

The Great Resignation: Be Prepared to Lose 40% of your People The Microsoft Work Trend Index found that 40% of workers worldwide are considering quitting their jobs, with 54% of Gen Z saying they are mulling it over. This study...

July 8, 2021 Misti Aaronson

Absenteeism and Presenteesim in the workplace | SHIFT You Day | VaynerMedia's Heartwarming New Role | The Working Woman Exodus

 Abenteeism and Presenteeism at Work As it turns out, just because your employees are in the office, that doesn’t mean they’re actually working. Ever heard of presenteeism? It’s a little like absenteeism, but it happens instead...

July 8, 2021 Misti Aaronson

Pride Month | Psychedelics | Back to the Office Blues | Mind Blowing Gatherings

 Not to state the obvious, but can do better. According to a study from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and PSB Insights, “LGBTQ people in the U.S. are more likely than the general population to have experienced a cut in work...

May 20, 2021 Eliza Graham

Can a Tough Year be the Catalyst that Changes how Employers Support Employees?

"Anything that's human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting and less scary."~Mr. Rogers May is mental health...

March 23, 2021 Joe Mechlinski

Lessons Learned from Goldman Sachs and the 100-Hour Work Week

Spreading like wildfire this week was a leaked "Working Conditions Survey" of one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious banks – Goldman Sachs. The working conditions report highlights 13 first-year analysts and their...

March 9, 2021 Joe Mechlinski

Communicating Your Story to the Four Personality Types

When a psychiatrist at an acclaimed institution begins a relationship with a new patient, the standard intake session will require some sort of personality test.  After all, it’s imperative they know as much about who they’re...