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Assessing Your Strengths
We love knowing everyone’s personality at Pivot: it makes for great ideas, interesting conversation, and a variety of music in the office. A few years ago, we finally found a personality test that doesn’t read like a horoscope, and ever since, every Pivoteer has taken the test.
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Assessing Your Strengths
Tattoo You
With a history pre-dating Western Civilization, you’d think tattoos would have had an easy walk into modern culture. Not the case. People with tattoos have been discriminated against since permanent ink was introduced into mainstream society—especially in the workplace.
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Tattoo You
New Work: Foster Results
Foster Results is passionate about delivering customized financial solutions so their clients can focus on what they do best - be it designing office interiors, caring for injured animals, or implementing the latest in manufacturing technologies.
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New Work: Foster Results
Mixing Up the Art Scene
Scott Stulen is changing the way people view art in Indianapolis. The Curator of Audience Experiences and Performance is bringing more interaction to the IMA through new events and activities. I sat down with Scott to discuss how the IMA is changing and what is on the horizon for the museum.
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Mixing Up the Art Scene
ROCKERS RECAP 2015
In its ninth year, the Rockers Reunion Vintage Motorcycle Show pulled up roots from their historic location at the Melody Inn in midtown and descended on their new spiritual home—Fountain Square.
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ROCKERS RECAP 2015
Apartments, Cars, Dresses, Dogs … Sharing for Skeptics
We’ve grown to love companies like ClassPass, Airbnb, Uber, Rent the Runway, and Zipcar—companies built on trust among strangers. Yes, they’re inexpensive and convenient, but how is this “sharing economy” thriving when our trust in other people is lower now than at any point in the last 40 years?
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Apartments, Cars, Dresses, Dogs … Sharing for Skeptics
Why design in IndyCar is lacking
IndyCar is in a place right now where everything they do is good—but not good enough. You can see it in the fans, the decision makers, and you can even see it in the designers of the sport.
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Why design in IndyCar is lacking
A Pressing Matter
I’m sitting in the chalkboard-colored office of Bayonet Media with Andrew Quinn, Co-Founder and Story Director, joined by Producer, Kevin Grazioli. We’re knee-deep in an intense discussion about typefaces, fonts, the difference between the two, and how today’s designers are influenced by yesterday’s press-monkeys. “You couldn’t really have graphic design today without the letterpress,” Andrew says.
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A Pressing Matter
Pivot’s Favorite Road Trips
As we enter the season of blue skies and longer days, we find ourselves eager to hit the road and explore new places for a few days. From museums in big cities to tucked away caverns, here are some of the Pivoteers' favorite places that make for perfect road trips.
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Pivot’s Favorite Road Trips
Get On Your Bikes and Ride
When Christopher first moved to Indy, the city had only two miles of bike lanes striped along 52nd Street. And almost every time he was out riding, someone yelled at him to get on the sidewalks or…other more colorful phrases. Now, Indy has more than 100 miles of bike lanes, the Cultural Trail connects downtown with every major greenway in the city, and people of all types—from hardened bike commuters to families with children in tow—are riding in the city.
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Get On Your Bikes and Ride