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A Life of Science to a Life of Business

It was a sunny day on May 4th when I walked across the stage during my college graduation. Receiving my degrees, one in neuroscience and the other in psychology, meant that the next door in my career was finally open. My hopes were high to…

The Importance of Real (Not Virtual) Connection

Like a lot of people, I’ve been working from home during the pandemic. Since I worked remotely for Ideba before (and will continue to work from home once the world completely opens up), I count myself lucky that the switch to virtual meetings…

Evolving with the Times, and Breaking the Status Quo

It’s hard to believe the year is half way over, but here we are. The first half of 2021 has been a whirlwind to say the least. Thankfully we have managed to stay busy, bringing in new clients and evolving with existing ones. I attribute that…

A Changing Family Dynamic – wise words from two great bosses

The best piece of business advice I ever received was from @Andersbrown, a former Microsoft employee, and one of the founders at a former employer, Akona Systems. A super smart, highly engaging guy, from whom I learned a tremendous amount. His…

The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts

Ideba held its first QBR of the year last week, and while we were reviewing all the great work for our clients, it got me thinking about the mechanics of our team. As it stands now, Ideba is made up of eight full-time employees, multiple…

A tip to get the most out of your marketing agency

Many corporate clients do not give their marketing agencies the information they need to do their best work, or best serve clients. I’m not talking about the details of the solution or service, or even the strategy behind a particular…

Collaborative

Thinking of just one word to encapsulate Ideba is hard. I’m writing this post directly after being asked once again, “What is it you do exactly?” When people ask me what it is I do for work, I almost wish I was an accountant (almost).…

Ideba in One Word: Unity

When asked for one word that describes the company hosting this blog, Ideba, one word came to mind: Unity. Webster defines unity in a few subtly different ways as: Definition 1: the quality or state of not being multiple: ONENESS …

Dedicated

When asked to describe Ideba in one word, I chose the word “dedicated” for two-fold reasons. Dedicated to our clients I have worked at Ideba for almost eight years and have never once experienced our leadership team, advisory board,…

Take the Time, Invest in Training

Training is fundamental for any business regardless of size or industry. Unfortunately, so many companies have opted for the ‘sink or swim’ option, since they have a hiring need and want someone to come in and hit the ground running.…