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June 11, 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. ...

June 4, 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 28, 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...

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...

March 8, 2021 SHIFT

7 Essentials of a Great Place to Work

After receiving the award for Inc. Best Workplaces for the third time in 2019, we decided to take a look back and examine all the things we feel makes SHIFT a successful workplace. Each year, Inc. Magazine surveys more than...

March 5, 2021 Eric Stewart

How to Find Your 'Reason For Waking Up In the Morning'

It’s not an easy question to answer. In fact, it’s intended to really stretch your mind. To really cause deep, deep introspection into the circumstances of how you live your life. This is the foundation of a very old Japanese...

March 1, 2021 Joe Mechlinski

10 BEST Inspirational Videos Under 5 Minutes

With employee engagement levels at an all-time low (and falling fast), I’d like to share with you 10 short videos with tremendous impact. We’ve used these videos in countless retreats, keynotes, trainings, and strategic planning...