4 Reasons Why Intimate Weddings and Events Keep Us Connected

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None of us in the event industry thought we’d still be here by July. We anticipated a rough spring and planned for a summer of recovery and connection. And it’s looking more and more like that was a pipe dream for many in this industry. Planning for the uncertain is hard, we feel that intensely.…

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4 Ways to Build a Wellness Culture at Work

In today’s modern workplace, contributing to the wellness of your employees goes far beyond offering health and fitness programs. Sure, having an onsite gym or providing catered healthy lunches can be nice perks. But they carry little value when employees are stressed, not engaged in their work, or don’t have enough time off.

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4 Sustainable Gift Giving Options in Austin (and beyond)

Fa la la la-oh-my-god we’re so close to the holidays. How are you doing with that shopping list? Looking to hire a few elves to help build some toys in your garage? No need. Also those elves are really busy right now up in the North Pole. What’s the saying? Our lack of planning isn’t…

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Stop faking it. Why we should all be more vulnerable at work

The old adage, ‘fake it til you make it’ is something that many working folks can relate to. It’s the idea that climbing the ladder of professionalism and success requires us to get tough instead of vulnerable. It requires us to power through times when we’re tired, sad, anxious, depressed, etc. It encourages us to…

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Squash Your Goals this Fall

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Let’s pretend the air is crisp in Austin and the forecast is not consistently over 100 degrees.

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Why the 9-5 schedule could be harming your health

We’re all familiar with the 9-5 grind—especially as Americans. But if you really think about it, and you delve deeply into the research surrounding it, you’ll start to realize (if you haven’t already): The 9-5 is pretty nutso. There’s virtually nothing about working eight hours per day that creates a more effective work environment. Not…

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