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culture

By March 16, 2016

Talent engine secrets

How to recruit and retain the best of the best employees At Kinesis, we’re often asked about talent, recruitment, and the importance of marketing when it comes to building a great workplace – since we believe that HR and marketing are inherently related. The fact is, employers today face a shrinking talent pool and a low […]

By December 21, 2015

Happy Holidays from Kinesis!

During this festive season, we wish you and your family the very happiest of holidays. We appreciate our relationship and look forward to more great things in 2016. Our year in review Kinesis has seen some remarkable changes in 2015! Here are just a few highlights: Welcomed four new team members: Client Coordinator Jacklyn Bartley, […]

By September 1, 2015

The power of a simple “Great job!”

Here’s a simple marketing strategy: recognize your people for their efforts. Say “Great job!” or “Well done!” or “Nice work” or “Thank you!” to your employees when they do a good job, when they demonstrate mastery of a skill, when they try something new, when they mentor someone else, when they show up early to work, when […]

By August 31, 2015

Are you doing the wrong things?

As a leader, is your entire workday spent doing things that are the highest and best use of your time? Are you continuously focused on the activities that bring the best ROI? To help your business become more profitable, get in the habit of asking yourself two questions: “Is what I’m doing right now the highest […]

By August 28, 2015

The sweeping power of purpose

Recently, I was reading a 2014 Deloitte study of organizations with a highly-engaged workforce. And I was struck by a story they told. It is an incredible showcase for the power of an organization’s purpose (what Simon Sinek calls your Why). In the study, researchers found that companies with highly-engaged employees emphasize a core purpose that does not […]

By July 28, 2015

Say hello to our new Content Strategist, Sierra Bray!

You’ve heard the news that Kinesis is growing – and growing fast. So, we continue to build our team to support the expanding Kinesis portfolio of extraordinary clients. We couldn’t be more excited to introduce the newest member of the Kinesis family: Sierra Bray!   “I love to discover the voice of our clients – let’s make […]

By July 7, 2015

Kinesis wins PBJ’s Fastest Growing Company Award four years in a row

  The Pacific Northwest is rapidly evolving into a hub for private companies. So in this crowded climate, it’s not just growth, but sustained growth that counts. And once again, Kinesis has been recognized for our steady progress: we’ve ranked in the Portland’s Business Journal’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies for the fourth year in a row! To celebrate, the […]

By April 6, 2015

How can I attract more of the right employees?

Business leaders tend to run into one of two problems when attempting to accelerate company growth: 1) They need more leads or 2) They need better people. Many are quick to turn to marketing to solve the former, but few realize that marketing actually plays a key role in both – filling the sales funnel […]

By February 9, 2015

Introducing our new Client Coordinator, Jacklyn Bartley!

The Kinesis team has grown once again, and we couldn’t be more excited to introduce the newest member of the Kinesis family. Please join us in welcoming the latest addition to Team Kinesis: Jacklyn Bartley! As our new Client Coordinator, Jacklyn will be helping clients engage with Kinesis on a daily basis, ensuring all pieces […]

By January 21, 2015

Your values, mission, & vision in play

You’re pumped. You’re fired-up. You’re feeling awesome. You just landed on a powerful set of values, crystal-clear mission, and a Big-Hairy-Audacious-Goal (or big vision) equivalent to climbing Mt. Everest. You can’t wait to start using these core elements to lead your team, build a culture of A-players, and create a customer base of raving fans. […]