This blog is the second edition of a two-part series that expands on how Metis team member Mel Rubbelke is now handling the work-life balance as a new, first-time mother. The first blog post shares how she prepared for parental leave.
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Pillo Health, a Boston-based startup, is teaming up with Orbita within the companion robot market with a personalized healthcare robot that will remind you to take your medicine. The robot was created with AI algorithms to engage with patients and deliver personalized care, particularly for adults...Read More
Working remotely is a real art – something we strive to perfect every single day. We implemented a remote working policy back in 2016. What comes to mind when you think about working from home? Maybe you imagine someone cozy on their couch, with their computer on their lap, watching TV. But, in...Read More
Want to know what’s in store for the future of Boston tech? Well, Built in Boston has you covered with this roundup of 5 Boston hardware companies transforming everything from furniture to robots. These companies, which are quickly gaining the attention of venture capitalists, showcase where Boston...Read More
Belgrade was one of the most-surprising stops on my Remote Year journey. I didn’t have any expectations for the city and didn’t know much about it besides news stories about...Read More
When we think of great leaders, many of the first people who come to mind are our clients. They’re led by innovative, driven and thoughtful leaders with a thing or two to teach about how to pilot a company to success.
Here are five best practices for today’s leaders to follow:
Embody company...Read More
Rewind to a year or two ago, and blockchain probably sounded like a trendy jewelry, a Minecraft weapon or even a knitting technique. But when I heard bitcoin and other cryptocurrency relied on this method, I had to know more. Bitcoin piqued my fascination and has made tons of headlines—first in...Read More
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, marketing, the future of their industries, world...Read More
Years ago, startup and tech gurus from Silicon Valley began discussing Bitcoin, the first decentralized digital currency. While many may have thought it was a passing fad, this past year has proved those rumors wrong. Bitcoin is all the rage right now, in and out of the tech scene. But don’t assume...Read More
I visited the small city of Sofia, Bulgaria in August. It was the first city on this journey that didn’t immediately charm me.
Well, I take that back.
Immediately after...Read More
The holidays are a time for celebrating, and today we’re doing just that. Metis was recently named to the 2018 Chief Marketer 200 list.
This award, which Chief Marketer notes as the first and only comprehensive editorial list, honors the best non-advertising agencies in the U.S. The CM200 features...Read More
Our remote working and flextime benefit is one of my favorites. Being a new mom (to a chocolate Lab), it is very easy for me to care for him properly while working from home. We’re able to take long walks at lunch, have belly rubs on breaks and get extra treats throughout the day.
But seriously,...Read More
Last fall, an email from ChickTech landed in my inbox. It included a mention of a program called “LeadBoston.” I hadn’t heard of it, but I was on the lookout for leadership development opportunities, so I clicked the link.
That click has led to quite the year.
If you haven’t heard of it either, ...Read More
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.Read More