Tag: Advice

Three Key Lessons We Learned From Building A New SaaS Product

In 2017, we did a lot of listening. We heard from our customers that their marketing teams were being asked to do more with less, that they were frustrated with the hurdles involved in collaborating with other departments within their organization and that they were looking for tools that not only helped them manage their …

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Why You Shouldn’t Work On The Weekend

How do you spend a typical weekend? If your answer includes working or thinking about work, you’re in the majority. Recent survey research from Enterprise Rent-A-Car shows that almost 70% of Americans work at least one weekend/month and even if they aren’t working, 61% report they struggle with not thinking about what needs to be done at …

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Why Only Suckers Don’t Take Summer Vacations

Corporate America has an attendance problem. The problem is that most of us can’t be pried away from our desks at any cost. In fact, a survey from travel industry research firm Skift found that 41% of Americans didn’t take a single vacation day in 2015. An additional 17.4% took fewer than five days off throughout the …

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5 Traits Of Outstanding Project Managers

The following is a guest post from Joana Müller, one of our team’s talented project managers. In my career, I have worked with many fellow project managers across various industries. My observations on how project managers can be the linchpin for the failure or success of a given project can be summed up in five …

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Debbie Millman On Why Creative Leaders Need Courage More Than Confidence

Debbie Millman is a designer, artist, author, educator, CMO of Sterling Brands and host of Design Matters, the world’s first and longest-running podcast on design. As President Emeritus of AIGA, one of five women to hold the position in the organization’s 100-year history, and one of the most influential designers working today as named by …

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How To Cultivate A High-Performing In-House Creative Team

Amanda Froehlich is the Creative Operations Manager at Saint-Gobain, a multinational manufacturer of high-performance building and construction materials. She has more than 20 years  of experience in the advertising and marketing industry, with a focus on building, leading and developing award-winning creative teams for several of the world’s largest corporations. Naturally, we wanted to pick …

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