Company Culture

    • 3 Ways Every Employee Can Work to Improve Corporate Culture

      It’s a fact of life: Staying happy and engaged at work over the long haul can be a big challenge. While a large part of your job satisfaction depends on the people and environment, you can do some things to improve your own outlook and strengthen your workplace culture. If your company has communicated its core values to everyone in the organization, it’s your job to do your ...

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    • Street Culture: Sitter.me Puts Company Culture of Trust and Respect First

      Barely a month after kicking off in the TechStars startup accelerator program in Boulder, Colorado, Sitter.me 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 on board, to first write out a busin ...

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  • Street Culture: inMarket Retains a ‘Startup Mentality’ as It Scales Up

    … Todd Dipaola is a scientist, but right now, he’s making money in ad tech. Dipaola is the CEO and founder of mobile proximity advertising platform inMarket, and his left-brain “test everything” mentality is helping push the company toward success. Advertising is inherently creative, says Dave Heinzinger, inMarket’s vice president…

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  • Street Culture: Year-Old JumpCrew Builds for Scale, Eschews ‘Startup Culture’

    … have open channels of communication.” Pachter and JumpCrew’s other co-founder, Robert Henderson, spent several years working at LocalVox, and Pachter says that JumpCrew grew out of their experiences there. In that time and since then, they have seen sales and marketing strategies completely redefined. For example, Pachter says, Salesforce…

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  • How to Weave Grit into Your Company’s Culture

    … to apathetic, challenging to undemanding. The concept also applies in the context of corporate leadership styles. How do your organization’s leaders measure up? 4 kinds of leadership styles 1. Neglectful: Unsupportive and Undemanding These types of “leaders” are absent, offer little to no oversight, show no appreciation, have few…

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  • Street Culture: At Ibotta Good Ideas ‘Come From Anywhere’

    … Four office locations in five years — either something went wrong four times, or something is going very right. Ibotta, the fast-growing mobile shopping app, moved again this year when the company outgrew its third location faster than anyone had expected. Alison Meadows, vice president of human relations, told Street Fight that Ibotta is fast…

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  • Street Culture: How Placeable Employees Own the Company’s Culture

    … “Own your accomplishments and own your failures.” It’s a basic statement that Ari Kaufman says with emphasis (pretty much how he says everything, it seems). It’s important, and part of what motivates him and his employees at Placeable, a four-year-old location marketing company based in Denver. “We want people to not be afraid to stand up…

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  • Acceleration Partners Named 2017 Best Place to Work by Ad Age

    … and final rankings. And AP is thrilled to be one of them! Congrats to everyone who made this distinguished list. To see the other companies named as a Best Place to Work by Ad Age, click here. This year, Acceleration Partners also ranked as a Best Place to Work for Women, Flexibility, and Advertising & Marketing by Fortune and Great Place…

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  • Street Culture: Threads Touts Holistic Understanding of Employees to Grow Culture

    … Sean Abbas, co-founder and president of culture-measuring software company Threads, has two main points to make about about company culture: The first is that the standard metric for measuring employee performance — where everything is rated with a number and then they’re all averaged together — is inherently flawed. The second…

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  • Reaching New Heights at Our 2016 AP Summit

    …; and coming up with an AP theme song. While hilarious and fun in and of itself, many of the zaniest activities required us to capture it on video or through photos using the iPad, which were then shown at the conclusion of the event. The hunt coordinators from SmartHunt tracked our progress so they could determine which team was the winner…

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  • How Steve Wynn Used Storytelling to Build Company Culture

    … on casinos; he uses casinos to be able to build family-friendly attractions and five-star hotels he could not build without that revenue. How Storytelling Builds Success Think about your typical hotel or restaurant experience. What makes one stand out from another? Personally, I drive past businesses where the owner, management, or employees…

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  • Street Culture: Why Lunch Is a Big Deal at Euclid Analytics

    … Lunch is an important ritual at Euclid Analytics, a digital marketing data and analytics company based in San Francisco. At six years old with about 40 employees, the company is currently in a growth phase, and will likely grow considerably in the next year. Euclid’s director of product, Alexander Reichert, says that for the three years he has…

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