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This past Tuesday, OpenTable launched a long awaited and much deserved rebrand. They unveiled a better logo, a better tagline, and most importantly a better mission.
While after hours exercise is obviously a great way to release all those difficult meetings or strenuous phone calls, the main point here is the word “after.” What about during? How can we keep ourselves from taking to the streets screaming when stress piles up? Local yoga guru Alyssa Pfenning enlightens me to the positives of yoga for the workplace.
Journalism has had a tough few years, what with everyone claiming the imminent death of the written word, and those people, like me, who chose to study it have had an equally difficult time. But, through all the grumbles, set backs and face lifts to the field, we both prevailed. In fact, thanks to journalism, I'm now a copywriter.
Good or even great marketing can only go so far. You need a strong sales or development team to get prospects to the finish line. Brian Kavicky is a partner and sales trainer at Lushin, a Sandler Sales Training group here in Indy. We asked him to share some insights on understanding prospect behavior, which as you’ll see isn’t only useful in sales meetings. Any writer or designer who has presented their work to a client can learn something from Brian’s advice; just change “buying signals” to “creative feedback,” and you’ll see what we mean.
From fashion to iPhone photography, there's something for everyone looking to warm themselves by Indy's creative fires.
Meet Derek, our newest Pivoteer and designer. Here, Derek shares some of his personal insights into the creative process and gives us tips on where to look for inspiration.
Alan Sternberg is no stranger to hard work. At age 28, he's already the executive chef of Cerulean, one of our favorite clients and Indianapolis' top restaurants. I sat down with Alan to discuss what it's like to be in the middle of Indy's emerging restaurant scene.
For those of you who haven't heard, Creative Mornings---a free, monthly breakfast lecture focused on bringing creative people together---has come to Indy.
I recently heard someone describe Twitter as the modern-day equivalent of the office water cooler: it's where people go to share news, ideas, frustrations and to just take a break. And what better way to take a break and get inspired than in the company of some of Indy's most creative minds?
Less than one week left in 2014, and that means our annual round up of your favorite Pivot blogs. We know you've been on pins-and-needles for this most ultimate of year end Top 10 lists. But first off, we want to say thank you all again for another amazing year here at Pivot.