Having worked for multiple agencies over the past two decades, I’ve seen many approaches and styles to winning new business. Knowing how important this decision is, and how difficult it can be to make, these key questions can help you choose the agency partner that is right for you.Read More
People with disabilities make up the largest minority in the United States. One in four adults lives with some type of disability. I actually have a learning disability, so I understand the experience of growing up struggling and fighting to adapt to learning and work environments that don’t create a safe or accessible experience for the way my brain functions.Read More
Members of marginalized populations have made huge strides in the last decade to find and amplify their voices in ways that have influenced major brands. And brands are finding ways to connect with these populations to expand and deepen their relationships. In a recent Shoff Chat, our guests Mark Rademacher and Ola Ojewumi unpacked the trends and some examples of brands that are getting it right – and those that have work to do.Read More
For “my whole wide life” as I used to say as a kid, I’ve spoken up – often too much, too loud, too fast, but I spoke up. Teachers would write, “Great to have in class, but she talks to her neighbors a little too much.” As I matured, I had to learn to keep my fast brain and mouth from speaking up inappropriately. But recently, I had the opportunity to speak up and I didn’t, and I’ve regretted it ever since.Read More
Storytelling without data is rumor. Data without storytelling is a spreadsheet.
At a recent Shoff Chat, Borshoff creatives Ryan Noel and Colin Dullaghan and special guest Ileana Monts de Oca, Eli Lilly and Company, shared their experience producing a landmark series of Minority Employee Journeys – bringing research and data to life through impactful storytelling – and the powerful effect it’s had on the company and its employees.Read More
The global workforce has experienced significant disruption in 2020 related to COVID-19: many companies switched abruptly to a work-from-home protocol, while others had to quickly adapt to new health safety guidelines to keep essential workers safe. Additionally, the external economic, social, and political climate has added even more uncertainty to people’s lives.Read More
When I joined the Borshoff team last November, I didn’t initially realize this was my first time working for a women-owned business. Like many women, I’d become accustomed to the same type of male leadership we often see at the top of the corporate hierarchy. Once this realization — and the fact that Borshoff is a nationally-certified women-owned business — set in, my perspective shifted a bit. I began looking at my role through a new lens, one that empowered me to seek out projects I found personally meaningful and inspiring.Read More
Nearly 90 percent of all successful cyberattacks are caused by human error, yet most companies focus their attention on technology fixes instead of influencing employee behavior. That’s a mistake that’s costing companies time and money against the growing threats to information security, according to Sonja Popp-Stahly and Aaron Pritz.Read More
In a recent post, we talked about why organizations should reexamine their Corporate Social Responsibility strategies to ensure they are authentic, meaningful, and resonant with employees. In this post, we share three ways to embed CSR efforts into your culture and sustain it over time.Read More
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