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Bring Sanity to Your Workplace – Talking to SaneBox

For many workplaces, email is the bane of the people that work there. In an effort to bring sanity and calm to the world of the inbox, our friends over at SaneBox have created a revolutionary approach to managing email. They believe email can be a powerful tool, rather than a necessary burden, and that…
12 June 2017

Kindness: Why It's Missing and How to Integrate It into Your Office Culture

During long, busy workdays, completing tasks quickly and efficiently is our primary goal. In striving to do so, we can often be unintentionally unkind to others. Perhaps we ignore a question or brush someone off in the name of “getting it done.”   This is pervasive in every area of our life. In fact, in…
09 March 2017

The Importance of Hiring a Passionate Tribe for Your Startup

Hiring the right team is imperative for building a strong foundation for your startup. It may seem like a no-brainer to find talent with the most experience or highest degrees but this criterion doesn’t show you they’re passionate about their work.   In fact, 88 percent of employees don’t have a passion for what they…
10 January 2017

Does a Great Company Culture Really Attract Top Talent?

For the most part, the workplace of today is not your father’s office. Many companies have replaced cubicles with open space. Fluorescent lights have been retired in favor of natural light. And offices with stocked kitchens and ping pong tables aren’t rare anymore. Companies provide these perks as part of their organizational culture. People do…
05 January 2017

How to Get Your Company Leaders More Involved with Team Members

In some companies, team members feel isolated from leadership. Specialized employees on the bottom of the organizational chart often sit in a separate area of the office, attend different meetings and do completely different work than company leaders. There isn’t a lot of crossover that leads to a junior employee forming a bond with the…
16 December 2016

Is it Possible to Reinvent Your Company Culture?

Culture might not bring on new customers or increase share value but it’s one of the most important assets a company can have. It’s crucial to create a comfortable environment for employees so they can do their best work. There are really two components to company culture. There are the defined values your company lives…
17 November 2016

How Much Longer Will Your Company Follow a Fixed Working Schedule?

There is a reason why the term “9-to-5” is synonymous with the typical office job. The eight hour stretch from morning to early evening has always been the standard schedule most people work. However, many modern companies are rethinking the longstanding rules of the workplace. Along with dress codes and cubicles, the idea that every…
20 October 2016

What Remote Workers Can Learn From Working in the Office

I am currently on the last leg of a 33-hour travel day, heading in the direction of home. Three weeks ago I flew 8,797 miles to meet my India-based team members. Going from small-town USA (population 20,000) to Bangalore, India (population 4.3 million) was no small adjustment: acclimating to the 100-degree heat; learning how to…
10 May 2016

Why Water Cooler Conversation is Underrated

Working in teams isn’t easy. Whenever you add a new person to the team, the dynamic will inevitably change. People who work well on their own might struggle when placed on a team – it could be that particular set of people, or maybe just the addition of other people in general. We can get…
22 March 2016

Spread the Love: How to Retain Employees Through Appreciation

You’ve taken the time and resources to develop a thorough hiring process. You’ve collected and interviewed candidates. You’ve identified the best fit and hired and onboarded them. You’ve trained them and they’re becoming a valuable contributor to your company. And now they’re putting in their two weeks notice. That hurts, right? The number one reason…
11 February 2016