Posts in: workplace innovation

August 27, 2021 Misti Aaronson

Stories that SHIFT

320X More Trivia question: what do all of the human beings in the picture above have in common?We don’t even need to answer that one for you, as you probably already know a few of their faces. They are Executives that make a LOT...

July 16, 2021 Misti Aaronson

The Great Revolt, 4 vs. 5 Days, Pandemic Winners & Losers, and Branson to the Moon

The Great Resignation isLooking More Like The Great Revolt This just in: People aren’t simply quitting—they’re making a statement. Check out how 9 Burger King employees in Lincoln, Nebraska communicated they were out after...

July 9, 2021 Misti Aaronson

A Walk Back, Bezos to the Moon, The Great Resignation on Repeat, Where’s Your TPS Report?

Remember When...? Here's our advice: ...Amazon was just a bookstore? Founded on July 5, 1994 (nearly 27 years ago this week!), Amazon was almost called “Cadabra” based on Bezos’ penchant for magical-sounding names. After concerns...

July 9, 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 2, 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...

June 18, 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...

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...