Our Favorite Team Building Activities

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Working with people you like is fun, but close work relationships also increase employee satisfaction by 50 percent. Beyond that, great coworker relationships are vital to positive, thriving cultures. One way we build those relationships is through team building activities. Our friends at SnackNation put together a list of 37 Insanely Fun Team Building Activities […]

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5 Companies That Recognize The Value Of Volunteer Work

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Values. It’s a word that gets thrown around a lot in corporate communications, so much so that it’s easy to associate it with mission statements, policies, and other business considerations. But for your employees, the word values encompasses everything that matters to them, from engagement with their job to time with their family to finding […]

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Telecommuting and Company Culture: The Real Impact

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(Editor’s note: In keeping with our recent telecommuting theme, Jessica Halcom from TechnologyAdvice shares her thoughts on telecommuting’s impact on company culture.) Today’s employees work from a smorgasbord of cloud-based systems and take business calls on a native smartphone app, making it easy to work from any location. Throw a few team collaboration tools like […]

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Why Bambooligans Don’t Work on Their Birthdays

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Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday to you. You’re an adult now, So get back to work. That’s not how the song goes. And as much as you love your coworkers, there are probably people you’d rather be splitting your favorite cake with on your birthday. Instead of making them eat cake with coworkers, and […]

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Why (And How) We Focus On Delighting Customers

Delighting customers

Delightful experiences. If I were to sum up what I want in my life, it would probably be exactly that. I don’t want fine cuisine because of the food’s nutritional value. I don’t want to travel the world just so I can fill up my passport with stamps. And I don’t want to retire someday […]

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7 Reasons To Promote Friluftsliv (And What That Means)

Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes warm temperatures, growth, and fun. So, naturally, it’s time to talk about friluftsliv. You read that right: friluftsliv (free-loofts-liv). It’s a Norwegian word meaning “free air life” and is centered around the idea that it’s good for you to spend time outdoors—both body and soul. And as […]

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4 Reasons We’re Crushing on HubSpot’s Culture Code

There’s a reason houses on the beach in Southern California and bungalows in world-class ski towns cost a fortune. There’s a reason people would rather spend the evening with good friends than toxic relatives. It’s because people like to spend their time in enjoyable environments. Not really a novel observation, but, for some reason, not […]

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