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Do it on Purpose: Intentionality

Have you ever said, “We should do this,” …and then you don’t? That is a lack of intentionality. Being Intentional Comes Easy to Some, Hard for Others The differences in people are beautiful – life would be boring otherwise. If you’ve read results from a personality test, you know each personality has its benefits (things […]

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Get Unstuck When You’re Not the Creative Type

So, you’re not the creative type? I have good news! In 4 Harmful Innovation Myths, I explain that creativity isn’t what most people think it is. In this post, I’ll show you how to use simple lateral thinking tools to break your mental block and get fresh ideas flowing again. Intentionality can force important things […]

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Working Moms: Stop Feeling The Guilt

Being a working mom, have you ever encountered this situation when you forgot to pack something for your kid’s school because you were too busy getting ready for work, or your kid’s assignment is due at school, and you have your work deliverables timelines too? As a mom to a 3-year-old son myself, I can […]

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4 Harmful Innovation Myths

Creating a culture of innovation is a fragile effort. It needs to be nurtured and encouraged. If your work culture doesn’t allow for creativity, your organization’s big ideas might pop like a broken lightbulb!

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Upskilling – Adapt to the Shift

What is your Side Wheel I was rushing back from the office to home. It is already 06.40 PM, and with 15 minutes of commute still left it is going to be a nail-biter finish in attending my 07.00 PM daily standup meeting. As I parked my car in the garage, my little angel came […]

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Perficient’s Lafayette Delivery Center Hosts Quarterly Blood Drive Event

“Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood and or platelets.” This is just one out of a long list of facts from The American Red Cross that shows why more blood donors are so desperately needed. One of Perficient’s core values is its people first commitment that strives to provide meaningful experiences to […]

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The Pandemic – Our Agile Coach

The Coaching Program I can see the quizzical look on your face with the question, “Why is she calling this pandemic an Agile coach?” My answer is: “Yes because it taught us agile principles, and imbibed agile mindset in us.” Let me explain in detail: During this pandemic: How many of us responded to change […]

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Unveiling the New Perficient People Promise

After a year unlike any other, I sat down with Perficient’s Vice President of People Andrea Lampert, to learn more about the inspiration behind the work Perficient recently invested in refining our People Promise, a meaningful and aspirational statement that captures the essence of who we are and who we aspire to be. Andrea, thank […]

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Perficient’s Bright Paths Program Welcomes 25 Women to Tech in Detroit

Today, Perficient colleagues are excited to welcome 25 new women to the tech industry as the first Perficient Bright Paths training program kicks off at an online pop-up campus in Detroit! The Perficient-sponsored Hackbright Academy offers 25 women a fully-paid, customized coding bootcamp over the next ten weeks. This all-women coding bootcamp and software engineering […]

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Forget ABC: Make ABL a Top Commerce Priority in 2021

I’m sure if you haven’t seen, you’ve at least heard of the infamous sales scene from the 1992 film Glengarry Glen Ross. But if you haven’t, in this particular scene the character played by Alec Baldwin rants for 7+ minutes on why the under-motivated real estate agents should “Always Be Closing.” The scene itself is […]

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The Power of Gratitude

This is the time of year when we think about “Giving Thanks” and being thankful. It’s also about being grateful. The power that gratitude can have in our lives is amazing. I’ve been thinking about how we can adopt an “attitude of gratitude” all year long. I encourage our colleagues to bring their “whole selves” […]

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Building Trust in the Digital Era: Lead with Empathy. Strive for Compassion.

As part of my quest to understand the human mind and practice the ways that allow us to be better individuals each day, I have enjoyed implementing those learnings into my professional life as well with an intent to be a better leader and a team member. One of the terms that has been on […]

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