How to Hold Productive Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings continue to be the primary method of communicating with co-workers as some team members return to the office while others continue to work remotely.  In order to have the best experience for all involved and stay connected during virtual meetings, we are sharing some best practices. In this article, we will be discussing …

Virtual Team Building Exercises

It seems we will continue to navigate work-from-home life for some time to come.  However, being solo does not mean being in a silo.  There are many opportunities to connect virtually, boost team morale, and spark cohesion by implementing virtual team-building exercises to bring teams together and grow the culture.  In a remote work environment, …

New Hire Welcome Kit: Why They are Important & How to Create Them

There are many facets to creating a successful onboarding process that truly welcomes and integrates your new hire. One of the best ways to make a positive, lasting first impression is by creating a new hire welcome kit. It may seem like a simple gesture, however, the thought behind is impactful.  A mug with your …

Creative Team-Building Activities

In business, as in life, so much comes down to effective communication, coordination, and collaboration. When teams work together to solve problems in a fun environment, they can bond, connect, and learn to trust each other in ways that will help them navigate through difficult challenges in the future. This explains the perennial popularity of …

Impacting Workplace Culture

Most of us spend significant chunks of our lives at work. How we experience our jobs, our workplaces, and our professional cultures is a big part of who we are and shapes who we become. Therefore, all of us – HR and management, creative professionals, all of us – have much to gain from becoming …

Cool Job Perks

Whatever you do for a living, you’ll be spending a good amount of time on it. Thus, it’s important to choose jobs, gigs, and careers that are aligned with your values, your strengths, your goals, as well as with your sense of adventure and fun. When you’re job hunting or looking for a new creative …

Pet Friendly Work Environments

“The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” – Mahatma Gandhi This week is National Pet Week! There are many ways in which you can celebrate and assist our animal friends, companions, and colleagues. Consider a Pet-friendly Workplace Over the years, many American corporate environments have become more …

Creating Trusted Relationships

Trust….what does the word mean to you and how does it influence your business and personal life? All relationships, whether interacting with a partner, co-worker, vendor, or family member rely on trust and will grow because of it, or falter due to a lack of it. As leaders, it’s important to earn and to give …