Celebrations, surprises, and random acts of kindness are key components of building a Passion and Provision company and creating a company culture employees look forward to coming to each day. When employees work at a place they enjoy and feel cared about, they'll find fulfillment in their contribution and do good work.Read More
3 Ways to Motivate Your Employees So They Love Coming to Work
posted in employee motivation, employee happiness, Culture
Do you wonder why your business is not as successful as it could be? Do your employees or the people you manage walk in the door of the office with a blank face, a loud sigh and look of hatred on their faces? If this sounds all too familiar then you most likely are lacking company culture in your business and need to learn how to motivate employees at your company. To really be a truly successful business you need to have employees that love to come to work—this all depends on the work environment YOU provide.Read More
The Leader's Role in Shaping Company Culture
posted in Leadership, employee happiness, Culture
At 2,320 miles long, the Mississippi River is the second-longest river in the U.S. It has the world’s fourth-largest drainage basin, including all or parts of 32 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces.
And it all starts from Lake Itasca, a small glacial lake only about 1.8 square miles in area, with an average depth of 20 to 35 feet.
Just as that small lake fuels a gigantic network of rivers and tributaries, the leader of a company has an exponential impact on the workplace culture. As a leader, one of your most important jobs is as CCO—chief culture officer.Read More
The First 90 Days: Confessions of a New Employee
posted in employee engagement, employee happiness, Culture, Passion & Provision
When you walk through the doors at the Bubble, three things become very clear...
The first is that you have entered the workplace of visionaries, who decorate with drum sets and antique candy dispensers, (which I might add, are surprisingly comforting to the nervous interview candidate). The creatively charged environment speaks seamlessly to the culture of a Passion and Provision® company. One that aims to engage anybody who walks through the door to dream big, pay attention to detail, and to think outside the bubble. Here, there is the inevitable promise that work can be fun, stories can be told, and businesses can grow.Read More
National Boss's Day: Who Are the Real Redmans? The Staff Tells All
posted in employee happiness, HaBO News, Culture
Did you know it’s National Boss’s Day? We sent our two amazing head honchos to Hawaii! Well – kind of. They actually told us they had the opportunity to visit Hawaii and they were seizing that opportunity, so we sent them with our blessings – and that’s kind of the same thing. And you know what? They deserve it! Aloha! So in honor of National Boss’s Day, I asked our staff what they love most about Michael and Kathryn. Their words say it so much better than I ever could. Read what they said below!Read More
Understanding the Roller Coaster That is Company Culture
posted in employee engagement, Culture
As quality becomes more important for hiring within all industries, company culture is also increasing in necessity not only for the employer, but for the job seeker as well. The culture can shift drastically in many cases for the better or the worst. This can include clashes in values or even change in employee morale. But first let’s start with the basics: What is this company culture that we speak of?Read More
What Motivates Employees: Camaraderie or Competition?
posted in Our Thought Bubbles, employee motivation, Culture
My coworker recently made a comment that she considers me to be her friend – not just a work friend – but a real, true friend. I feel the same way about her, and my other coworkers too. I know this is not the norm in the small business world, but I think people would like it to be and it would cause them to be better employees.Read More
Personal & Professional Lessons from a HaBO Inbound Marketing Intern
posted in Our Thought Bubbles, Culture
By: Matt Yuen
What is Half a Bubble Out? That is how many respond when I say where I interned. What do they do? What do you do? The real question is, as a young marketing and media arts student, what unique opportunities have I not had?Read More
5 Tips To Get Your Business Culture Back on Track for 2015
posted in employee engagement, Culture, Passion & Provision
Now that is it 2015, let’s take a look at your New Year’s resolutions.The Merriam-Webster word of the year for 2014 is culture, which is no surprise being that it is becoming more popular in the business world. When you look at your successful business, do you see a business that has an environment that engages employees and nurtures relationships while focusing on passion and provision? These aspects of business can easily be thrown on the back burner and neglected.Read More
7 Ways to Show Your Employees That You Care With Passion and Provision
posted in employee happiness, Culture, Passion & Provision
With Christmas being days away you still have time to show how much you care about your employees. Why should you do this? Having a company that is full of passion and provision is crucial to gain your maximum success. By doing these random acts of kindness, you are showing your employees the passion that you have for your business which translates to taking care of your employees.Read More