Management


Meditation Apps to Keep Your Cool

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Jul 2015

Meditation Apps to Keep Your Cool

Do you sometimes just need a BREAK in the middle of the workday? Turns out, many people do. Meditation has been shown, by like, a whole lot of studies, to reduce stress, improve health and reduce blood pressure, increase concentration, and kind of generally, to make people nicer. Well, at least more compassionate. That’s a good start to helping you have a better day. There are many different kinds of meditation, like “mindfulness”,...

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Making Customer Loyalty Programs Better Through Apps

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Jul 2015

Making Customer Loyalty Programs Better Through Apps

What, you mean most people don’t carry around fifty punch-cards anymore? Those were the days…a simple buy 10, get ONE free punch card, and that was pretty much all that companies did to reward their loyal (or caffeine-addicted) customers. As we well know, customers are always looking for that extra “something” that makes their experience better at one store/website than another. A loyalty app on customers’ smartphones is a convenient...

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It Turns Out, You Can Buy Experiences

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Apr 2015

It Turns Out, You Can Buy Experiences

And millennials prefer spending their money on experiences, rather than objects But you only really want to if you’re a Millennial. According to recent studies conducted by ZenithOptimedia and Eventbrite, Millennials prefer spending their money (which is a pretty good chunk of change now) on experiences, rather than objects. The experiential aspect of a product or event is what inspires people to spend their money on it. Millennials, born from...

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Meditation, It’s Good for the…….Office?

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Mar 2015

Meditation, It’s Good for the…….Office?

Meditation directly benefits our work persona & relationships We probably pretty much all know that meditation is good for us; it helps relieve stress, reduce negative emotions, strengthen our immune system, improve our attention span (especially important these days), and can even improve mental functions. And although all of us here at The Agency could seriously use some meditation, we, like lots of other people, don’t usually do it. More...

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Taking Notes Old School

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Feb 2015

Taking Notes Old School

Taking notes by hand can improve your retention and productivity. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past…lots of years, you probably use a laptop or some other computer (smart-phone, tablet, etc.) to help you remember and do just about everything. Everything. But according to several studies, it is much better for your retention, understanding and synthesis of ideas to write things down. Especially if you are a...

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