I don’t care how old you are, it always makes you feel good when you get recognized for your hard work. We can of course be recognized in all aspects of our lives. As children we were recognized and congratulated by our parents and teachers, and it is the way we learned that positive feedback […]

When I started working, back when I had really big hair and was excited at the invention of fax machines, no one was ever concerned about a company’s culture. The closest thing I can remember is how thrilled I was that one place I worked had a machine I could feed a quarter into and […]

When you think about competition, what usually comes to mind? Is it a college football game? The Settlers of Catan board game? Isos successfully competing for #1 on Atlassian Solution Partners (sorry that I’m not sorry for the shameless plug)? Winning the prom date over your high school nemesis (still hurts, doesn’t it, Nick)? What […]

None of us is as smart as all of us. ~ Ken Blanchard We all hear so much about Teamwork. Yes, it’s so special it gets a capital “T”. Quotes about it are framed and hung in offices to remind us of its importance. We get memes and inspirational emails about it. Teamwork lives and breathes […]

I’m not sure what planet you live on if you have not heard of Marie Kondo and her “Tidying Up” Netflix series or her book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing”. It is the method of organizing your home all at once, and it will last forever because […]

Working from home gives you the freedom to work whenever you want, but you need to learn what tools you find helpful to manage your time. Below are some quick tips to keep you on track! The To-Do List Start of your day with a 15 minute planning session. Make a To-Do list of what […]

A few weeks ago, I tried the Marie Kondo approach to cleaning out my closet. I pulled everything out of my closet, dresser, and everywhere else I could find laundry. I proceeded to hold every item and try to determine of it brought me joy. The downside to this approach was that I wasn’t sure […]

With a new office comes customizations of every kind to make employees comfortable and exited to come to work, as well as hosting clients and other people who might come to visit us. The past two offices we’ve been through, I’ve been charged with creating some wall art that kind of defines where we’re at. […]

The week started off like any other, nothing crazy or different.  That was until we received a phone call that our emergency dog fostering services were needed. Let me back up a bit and explain how we got here. I am currently engaged to a “dog guy” and when we met he had a beautiful […]

We recently moved offices. Having been in our previous office for approximately 6 years, and the only one I had the opportunity to work in, it was really a great space. Being a tech company, it had the cool tech vibe, with video games, flat screen TVs and couches that you could relax on and […]