FROM THE WORK WELL: We sit, day after day in front of computer monitors that are too low, chairs that are too high, with equipment that has our limbs all curled up into knots. And if you asked me, “Are you comfortable?” I’d say, “Perfectly.”
Healthy employees mean a healthy business. “You are what you eat” is more than an old adage — just look at our obesity epidemic in the United States. Evidently we are French fries, pizza and ice cream. Our government issues a challenge, our employers provide work site programs and our communities offer free screenings. But, [...]
Inevitably when two organizations come together, change is at hand. And with this change you’ll find employees first and foremost feeling concerned with personal survival.
Recently we had a “kick-off” meeting with a new client. Consistently these are highly productive meetings with the client’s leadership team. We deep dive into each individual’s responsibilities and their role in advancing the vision of the company. This is one of those rare times where, if you pay close attention to the details, you can get a really good glimpse of whether an organization looks at marketing as a culture or merely a department.
Growth is exhilarating. From mergers and acquisitions to partnerships and joint ventures, few things in the business world get the adrenaline pumping like putting all the pieces of a deal together, getting them aligned and driving it across the finish line.
“Organizing a drive to collect food for hungry kids was the easiest decision we’ve ever made,” says Susan McDonnell, director of brand culture at R+M who led the charge that collected over 500lbs of nutritious food. Susan attributes their team’s great network of family, friends and clients who share their values of health and well-being.