In designer Ingrid Fetell Lee’s TED Talk called “Where joy hides and how to find it,” Fetell Lee talks about her 10-year journey to understand the relationship between the physical world and the emotion we call joy. She points out the differences between happiness and joy, and shares results of her research about where joy resides in our world, what it looks like and what it doesn’t. After watching, we wondered: Which brands deliver joy?Read More
Three ways marketers can help HR keep employees engaged—and why they should
According to Gallup, "A staggering 87 percent of employees worldwide are not engaged. Many companies are experiencing a crisis of engagement and aren't aware of it." Many marketers might see employee engagement as a human resources problem, but there are steps that marketing departments can take to help with employee engagement and retention. Why bother when it's not in your job description? Given that news of low morale and high turnover can drastically overshadow positive brand messages—and all of your hard work—it's worth marketers' time to invest in employee engagement, too.Read More
As a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and a group of people who care about our daughters, sisters, mothers and female friends, we like to keep tabs on advancements for and by women. Here’s a roundup of news for ladies and lady-fans alike.