Category Archives: Blog

Nonprofits We Love to Support

In a time when so much is out of our control, gratitude is often our best source of joy. This holiday season, we want to express our gratitude for a few phenomenal non-profits that we are proud to support.

Power of Conversation

Stacia and Wil sit down to have an open conversation around race and steps we can all take for personal growth.

Conversations around race can be intimidating, but to enact change we encourage everyone to start asking questions, influencing those closest to you and challenging things that don’t seem right.

Looking Back, Thinking Forward. How Past Experiences Help Shape The Future Of Corporate America

In times like these, it’s evermore important to reflect on the ‘why’ of our actions. For companies working on DEI initiatives, is it something that we are just doing, or is it something we are truly incorporating into the framework of our company? Are you hiring new talent to help guide this progress, or you relying on team members of color to shoulder the responsibility? “To assume that every Black person has the skills and desire and knowledge for this work is tokenization,” said Michelle Kim, chief executive of Awaken, a company that provides diversity training and workshops to empower leaders and teams in Oakland, California.

When looking to include people of color on your team in your DEI look to these four themes to help guide you.

COVID Communications: Your Return to Office Guide

On September 22, Pivot’s Huddle featured panelists from Cargill, Abbott Laboratories and Ameriprise Financial. Based on the conversation, we have compiled the key takeaways into a one page, Return to Office Guide for you to use within your own company.

Extroversion vs. Introversion: The importance of personality in the workplace

We’ve all heard — and probably identified with — being an introvert (someone who recharges from being alone) or an extrovert (someone who recharges from being around others) and COVID has amplified the feelings associated with these personality types. As remote work continues, learn more about how to be a great leader to both ‘verts.

Thoughts From Our Founder: Returning to the Office

As a mom and employer, Stacia shares three things we’re focused on to support our team, clients and ourselves this fall.

Plastic Playground Lessons

Are you really a risk-taker? Reflecting on his childhood playground, Matt explores the fascinating relationship between risk, pain and personal growth.

Your Communications Team is Drowning

Okay that might be a bit dramatic, they are not literally drowning, but they are likely overworked. Working in corporate communications at four different large companies, one theme remains the same, communications teams are exhausted and overworked.

Huddle Recap – Do Hard Things: What would you do if you weren’t scared?

Join us on Zoom Tuesday, July 14 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. CST to listen, learn and discuss what it takes to take the next step when it’s not the easy move to make.

Leading Change During Unprecedented Times

How does a leader navigate constant change?

Awareness of the change management process is the first step.