Last spring, we packed 4 bikes, a roof rack, and every pillow & blanket our kids could fit into our car and headed for Zion. We spent 2 weeks mountain biking through Utah before landing just north of Boston, where we started in on renovating our new home. After a few months of Z sweating […]
Patagonia reports that 100% of mom’s have returned to work in the past 5 years after giving birth, a statistic that far out-performs the nation’s average of 65%. With 92% of Millennials reporting Live/Work balance as the top priority when considering a new job, it’s no surprise that as Millennials find partners and start families, workplaces that accommodate their family needs will stand apart from the rest in talent retention.
In collaboration with Amanda Schneider; for Huffington Post As healthcare costs skyrocket, wellness and wellbeing is becoming an increasingly relevant topic to employers everywhere. Workplace strategists continue to explore how to build, from the roots of the organization, the healthiest communities possible. To gain insight, we can look to the successful implementation policies around us […]
Wellness has been a hot-button issue in the global arena, percolating into workplace environments on many levels. As the workday gets longer, employees’ health and wellbeing are impacted by their workplace to a greater degree than ever before. To maintain physical and mental wellbeing at work, employers are adding social amenities, food service, fitness facilities, […]
Work looks different today. The abundance of more affordable technology and high speed networking capabilities has allowed knowledge workers the ability to be productive on laptops, smart phones, tablets, wearables, etc. On these devices, people can research, create presentations, manage correspondence, and conduct data analysis. As Wi-Fi is developing into a standard utility, like water […]
The connectivity resulting from social media has led to more transparency than ever before. Now that workers can see the inner workings of the companies to which they belong, they are wanting to engage with the founding and innovating processes at those companies. Young people expect the same transparency they experience on social media in […]
So much of my journey has been a careful balance between the creative and the analytical portions of our work. How I work, how other people work, and what areas of focus are dynamic and interesting to me, have all compelled me to begin my own brand of design thinking. Under my now familiar Havana Hyde […]
I am from Gloucester, Massachusetts. Like any local, I know the ins and outs of this town probably better than I want to. The coyote packs on Eastern Point have been a big to-do for a number of years now. They came out to worship the waves last week, captured on Good Morning Gloucester. Hope […]