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Agency Culture & Perks

Marissa Mayer: Can I See You in My Office?

Imagine that you just had a new baby and would welcome a more flexible work schedule, including the opportunity to work from home occasionally. Imagine also that you’re the boss, responsible for setting an example for your team and getting the best out of people, ensuring collaboration, innovation and productivity… not just from your best […]

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Margie Chiu: The Five Assassins of Innovation

MARGIE CHIU, SVP, Client Advisory Group at Merkle Margie oversees comprehensive analytics and CRM strategy for Merkle’s retail division. Prior to that she held leadership roles at Wunderman and Razorfish. She authors a blog on Measureable Marketing and is a regular contributor to eMarketing & Commerce. This post originally appeared on both blogs. THE FIVE […]

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The Kool-Aid at Trader Joe's – Secrets to Happy Employees

Have you ever noticed that Trader Joe’s employees are abnormally cheerful and eager to help? For example, last night my cashier was singing and drumming on the counter to “You Sexy Thing.” And the cashier next door was juggling (ok, exaggerating). Meanwhile, the employees down the street at Target are ill-tempered buffoons unfriendly and complacent. […]

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Blowing Up Soul-Crushing Fiefdoms

Microsoft’s Former COO on Overcoming the Fiefdom Syndrome Healthy, vibrant workplace cultures make my job as a recruiter easier. People want to work for companies that have cultures that value and reward innovative thinking, passion and commitment. As a result, the magic of how winning cultures are established and evolve has always intrigued me – […]

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Derek Correia, CEO, Source Marketing

5 Ways to Inspire Teams A buddy of mine loves to punctuate long training runs with speed drills. After logging several miles, my reaction is typically, “You jerk! Seriously?!” But then I’m sprinting, figuring it will make me a stronger runner. The same principle applied to working for Derek Correia at G2. After rigorous decathlons […]

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