Tag: Teamwork


Building Collaborative Brands:

Back in 2006, two fisherman brothers is Austin, Texas were frustrated with how quickly ice melted in their coolers during a long day on the lake. They decided to do something about it, and they created a product that revolutionized an entire industry. The company came to be known as Yeti, and in 2016 alone they increased their market value by over 500%. This is a story we’ve heard countless times before. Reed Hastings hated paying late fees on video rentals, and went on to found Netflix, which revolutionized the video rental business. Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia could not afford the rent for their...
Posted by Chris Heile

What the world needs now:

It’s that time of year when the talent pool is flooded with new graduates optimistically taking their first big step into the professional world. And invariably the business community is ready to offer advice and assess the skills of these potential co-workers and employees. The blogosphere is full of posts advocating this skill or that personality trait as “the most important or most lacking” for new grads. For better or for worse, I’m adding to the cacophony of opinions on this topic, because there’s one skill that I believe will take you further than most. And it’s almost never mentioned. Undervalued in the work place...
Posted by Dave Townsend
Red, White and Blue

Red, White and Blue:

*By Kara Svenson - Marketing Communications Co-op* With Memorial Day weekend approaching, we take extra time to appreciate and remember those who have dedicated their lives to the armed forces. It’s no secret that veterans also make great corporate employees and business leaders. The lessons learned from training, being in the field, and the strong sense of unity translates very well into the workforce. Successful veterans have risen the [ranks to CEO](http://www.businessinsider.com/15-fortune-500-ceos-who-got-their-start-in-the-military-2015-8) in companies like P&G, McDonalds, Walgreens, Foot Locker and countless others. There are three important takeaways from a successful military career that can be applied to your professional work style. #### Respect Throughout...
Posted by Abby Otting


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