You know that magic that happens when you work with awesome people? We think it’s everything, and we love working with folks who bring that kind of chemistry into our days. Periodically, we sit down with one of these execs to talk about startups, the future of their industries and whatever other...

All Posts by Cathy Atkins

Everyone has an opinion about remote work. They’re for it. They’re against it. They’re for it until they are against it. And, so the conversation keeps on ticking. The debate kicked back into high gear this year when IBM decided to pull all workers from their homes and cafes back into the office. 

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Ten years ago, we founded Metis Communications out of an apartment in Boston’s Back Bay. From day one, Courtney Hurst and I knew we wanted to create an agency where we could do our best work ever. It didn’t matter whether our programs stayed within the confines of “traditional PR” or if we pulled...

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I grew up in the South where the idea of respecting your elders was basically branded into your brain from the moment you were born. Yes sir and yes ma'am are standard no matter the age of the participants. You always say it to those older than you, even if you feel old yourself. It's a matter of...

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It's easy for me to list the things that make me happy. My family. My co-workers. Your momma jokes. “Ender's Game.” An awesome teaching moment. A white pizza from Fremont Pizzeria. It's harder for me to understand why these things make me happy, when they're generally either cliché or unexpected,...

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