Company Culture

    • Street Culture: A Look at the Spinoff Culture at Conichiwa

      A spinoff company from a larger mothership might already have culture built in. At Conichiwa, a Berlin-based proximity agency and beacon company, that’s not quite what is happening. With seven employees, Conichiwa is tasked with finding location-based solutions for aviation, banking, retail, and healthcare industries – breaking away from the hotel-focused mother company, Conichi.

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  • Street Culture: Metrics for a Global Community

    … While some company founders sit down and write out their core values and identify what their company’s culture should be before they even find the people who will help them, others just go with their gut. For Pete Gombert, founder of local marketing company Balihoo, his gut feeling about culture has turned into a whole new company. “When I…

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  • Street Culture: Taking Estimote’s ‘No Barriers’ Culture Literally

    … In a conference room, a sign on the wall says, “This is a no bullshit zone”. At beacon company Estimote, people are trying to take that statement extremely literally. The company’s mission is to build a new operating system for the physical world, and to get there the team needs zero bullshit. Culture is far too important to leave to chance…

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  • Finding Work/Life Harmony with the Power of One

    … spectrum. I call this harmony; harmony in our work and in our lives outside work. To learn more about this concept and how AP’s culture supports its team members’ ability to bring harmony into their work and personal lives, check out our Careers page. The post Finding Work/Life Harmony with the Power of One appeared first on Acceleration Partners. …

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  • Acceleration Partners Makes Inc. Magazine’s 2017 Best Workplaces List!

    … employees or more and have created exceptional workplaces through: vibrant cultures deep employee engagement stellar benefits competitive pay a clear purpose a sense of humor strong leadership engaging work making employees feel appreciated aligning the organization behind a mission In their words, Inc.’s Best Workplaces list…

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  • A Personal Perspective of AP’s Mindful Transition Program

    …, and plan on remaining, a fully remote company. “Remote” seems to be all the hype these days, and I know some companies are doing it very well (Automatic, Zapier, etc.), BUT it is not easy! Culture, hiring, meetings, planning, communicating; all require a different approach to make “remote” effective, and thankfully I’ve been a part of the strategy…

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  • Street Culture: Six Vertical Pivoting its Culture with its Company

    …, despite all his best efforts, was agonizing. “You invest so much of your time and your money and your family’s money and your employees’ time,” he says. “You ask them to make all these sacrifices and help you work toward this common goal, and you’re selling them this vision, this hope, and then there comes a day when you realize, it ain’t gonna…

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  • 8 Examples of Brands Using Instagram to Showcase Company Culture

    … In today’s business world, a strong company culture is no longer a “nice to have.” It’s a business imperative. In fact, according to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends survey, 82% of respondents said they believe culture is a potential competitive advantage. “Few factors contribute more to business success than culture—the system…

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  • Street Culture: Balancing Structure and Exploration in Company Culture

    … a company is that you have to think through how to create a team as you become more successful,” says Sarah Bird, of SEO software company Moz. The culture needs to invite innovation, she says – but it’s still crucially important, especially as a company grows, to maintain a kind of structure that holds the company together. Company leaders must…

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  • Street Culture: Pointy Focusing on People and Product, Not Process

    … Dublin-based digital search platform startup Pointy is still at that point where the culture is just what it is, without special definitions or structure. “I’ve been at companies before where the employees are silo-ed into sales teams and engineering teams,” says Mark Cummins, co-founder of Pointy. “The number of people on our team now…

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  • 3 Ways Boomerangs Are Super Valuable in Your Work Culture

    … Boomerangs – former employees who return to your company as employees, partners, and advocates – are an important engine for a positive work culture that delivers a positive bottom-line. In fact, Boomerangs will become more important to business in the future, as Millennials and GenZers continue re-shape what a career trajectory looks like…

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  • Street Culture: A Changing Culture of Inclusion and Conversation at Dispatch

    … It’s been nearly two years since we first spoke with software platform development company Dispatch about its culture, and the company now says it is using a secret weapon to iron out a few wrinkles in its operation. His name is Corey. “Let’s talk more about Corey,” says James Zar, Dispatch co-founder and current chief of strategy. Corey…

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  • Street Culture: Cuebiq’s Aggressive Growth Bolstered by Candid Culture

    … that is experiencing a lot of change, is really important,” he says. “The employees don’t have to second guess what is happening; it creates an environment where people feel they are part of the company.” In the last year, only one employee chose to leave the company, Tomarchio says, which speaks to how this type of candid openness and respect-building culture can…

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  • Street Culture: Tech Startups Amping Up Opportunities for Women

    … At Nextdoor. The group began as an informal social welcoming meetup, but turned into an effort to attract more women to work at the company. WAND now assists with some of the company’s hiring efforts. At localized digital marketing company G/O Digital, CEO Tim Fagan says women’s leadership has helped move the company forward significantly. G/O…

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  • Street Culture: Puts Company Culture of Trust and Respect First

    … Barely a month after kicking off in the TechStars startup accelerator program in Boulder, Colorado, co-founder and CEO Kristen Stiles is adamant that her company’s culture will not change – not now, with three and a half employees, and not years from now, with potentially hundreds. “When I sat down, before [co-founder] Matt came…

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