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17 Top Companies Going Green in 2019

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17 Top Companies Going Green in 2019

The motivation to go green has increasingly become not only a part of many companies' corporate social responsibility efforts, but also as an aspect of remaining relevant in the future business environment. Additionally, there are more and more environmental concerns that can only be addressed through green initiatives in terms of production, servicing and manufacturing.

3 Keys to Working Remotely

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3 Keys to Working Remotely

With the trend toward more companies hiring more freelance and fulltime remote workers, many of us (including the Yalo Tribe) find ourselves working from home . . . or other more creative spaces that aren't offices. This flexible approach to workspace can have its pros and cons, but these tips have helped our crew thrive in these less structured environments.

SETTING THE SPACE

16 Kickstarter-Funded Films Debut At SXSW

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16 Kickstarter-Funded Films Debut At SXSW

Since it's inception 10 years ago, Kickstarter has become the crodfunding platform of choice for folks with big ideas and small wallets. Projects in over a dozen creative categories have gotten their start on the platform and film has been a big winner, with over a 150 funded films opening theatrically. There are 16 Kickstarter-funded films debuting at the SXSW Film Festival, which begins later this week. That's five more than on last year's debut list, indicating that indie filmmakers are turning to the platform (and seeing success) in increasing numbers.

Pistons Firing As One Team

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Pistons Firing As One Team

As a small organization, I believe you must acknowledge the good days and successes, as well as the tough days and challenges. 2018 presented Yalo with both good days and tough days. However, we were fortunate to have an abundant number of good days and successes in 2018. We amped up our 2017 TAG Agency of the Year award, and it served us well. We pushed the boundaries of our tag line “Defy. Fly.” with our clients and it served us well. So well in fact that we had matched our 2017 numbers by end of June, which positioned us for a breakout finish to 2018.

What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Artists?

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What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Artists?

Willingness to fail. Passionate vision. Intense self motivation. Constant networkers. Sound like the traits of an entrepreneur, right? Artists also possess these characteristics and often approach their business in a way more traditional entrepreneurs could learn from. See what lessons artists have for entrepreneurs.

Team Offsites That Don't Suck

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Team Offsites That Don't Suck

It's that time of year again! Yalo is hitting the road this week for our our annual fall offsite. Since our team is spread out, it's always a good chance for some overdue team bonding, as well as reviewing wins and and losses for the year and getting pumped up for what we'll do next. We typically take a road trip to somewhere outside Atlanta and do something like cozy up in a cabin, but this year, we're mixing it up and going to New Orleans.

Building A Company Culture That Fuels Growth

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Building A Company Culture That Fuels Growth

Inventing new and unique ways of operating can improve the quality of your customers' experience, bringing outsized returns for your business. That's why many companies pepper "innovative" in their mission, vision and values statements. But for far too many businesses, that's as far as they get in their quest. Read More

100 Most Creative People in Business

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100 Most Creative People in Business

I had the rare opportunity this past weekend to read an actual magazine on a plane, uniterrupted by my 8-year old or work deadlines. It's the little things, right? The Fast Company 100 Most Creative People in Business issue kept me fascinated from wheels up in DC to wheels down in Atlanta, with lots of fresh faces and inspiration.

Partnering for Corporate Growth in Georgia

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Partnering for Corporate Growth in Georgia

For almost 2 years, Yalo has partnered with ACG® Atlanta to boost the organization's marketing efforts and get the word out about the opportunities it provides to help middle-market companies foster corporate growth. The organization is one of the oldest of 59 chapters worldwide representing 14,500 members across a variety of industries from professional services to manufacturing.

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