Despite what you’ve read, “heads down” has been the real theme around here this winter. Our team has been super busy and running pretty fast for the last six months. While there’s certainly a time to sprint, there’s also a time to slow down and find a relaxed pace in life’s marathon. This week, we’re going to slow … Continued
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You know Left Shark, right? He made quite a splash dancing to his own beat at the Superbowl, and became an instant hero among the team here. We even made him into an emoji, which we use far too often. Why do we love Left Shark so much? Because that dude got out there and did … Continued
You know we have a robot, right? His name is Hubot, and he’s essential to our productivity and happiness. Hubot has many amazing talents, but one of our favorites is his ability to give or take karma from an SfG team member (or an idea, photo, concept, GIF, piece of software, program, day of the week, location…so … Continued
You just got a birthday gift! But…kinda disappointing that it came in a gift bag, right? We’ve all been there. The gift bag is a quick and easy way to give a gift, but when you’re the recipient—well, a gift bag makes it feel a little half-hearted. This week, we’re putting a bow on our work. We’re taking time to … Continued
This week we’re embracing change. In fact, we’re both expecting and welcoming it, as change is central to Agile development and our process. From the Agile Manifesto: “We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value: Individuals and interactions over processes and … Continued
Kicking off February with the challenge to do something different this week. Evolve. Don’t get mired in the day to day routine. Try something new that’s out of your comfort zone and job description. I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. –Pablo Picasso … Continued
Building on our action-based themes for January, this week’s theme is Be a Leader. We’re challenging each other to set honorable examples, take the time to do things right, and serve our teams and clients well. How are we doing? What are you doing to be a leader this week? We’d love to hear from you: email@example.com
This week, Casey challenged the team to Take Action. In life and work: Do something. Get out there and make things happen. And don’t forget to have a little fun while you’re at it.
At the end of our Monday morning standup meeting, Casey gives us a theme for the week — something to keep us focused and motivated. This week’s theme? Fresh. We’re going to approach each task, each client interaction with a fresh attitude and perspective this week. And probably listen to a lot of Outkast, too.