Shoshin: The Olympics of Business

We’ve been engrossed in the Olympics this past week as we watched athletes who had put their lives on hold to continue training for an additional year, finally take center-stage in Tokyo to compete in their chosen sport. Each athlete speaks about their perseverance, determination, and unwavering focus on becoming better and stronger in their …

3 Tips to Navigate Your Job Search

The current massive unemployment rates have many talented candidates out of work and searching for new opportunities. Additionally, the impact of stay-at-home measures is clearly exasperating the job search efforts for many. As we navigate these unchartered waters and contemplate what the next version of what “work” is going to mean, it becomes important to …

Digital Detox

Like most things, screen time is best in mindful moderation.  As the holidays approach, we have a good opportunity to unwind and take a digital break. As digital technology proliferates through every aspect of our lives, we are becoming more cognizant of its potentially less-savory effects. Taken to an extreme, the use of such technology …

Overcoming Procrastination

Procrastination is one of the greatest enemies of creativity. There’s an inherent paradox in procrastination – when we habitually procrastinate, we can often use more of our energy than it would take to simply do the work. And yet, even some of the most successful creatives struggle with procrastination. In order to thrive in the …

Become Your Own Influencer

Social media influencers are changing the way we think about marketing. You don’t need fancy vacations or five-course meals to make use of the concepts behind influencer marketing. As a creative professional, the success of influencers can inspire you to build your personal brand, increase your network and reach, and find better professional opportunities. Know …

Best Practices For Remote Meetings

As digital communications technology becomes ever more efficient, more projects are being done by remote workers and even entire remote teams. This means that digital meetings are becoming the norm. On-site teams are also making the most of the convenience of digital meeting technology. In some respects, digital meetings are easier to run than their …

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 …

Marketing Your Business

We’re all entrepreneurs now. Whether you’re a creative professional or cultivating a side hustle, your path to consistent and satisfying success is to think of yourself as a business. This means that to get the clients and projects you want, you must master the basics of marketing on a budget. When you understand the most …