Thoughts.

We’re tinkering with the “business as usual” model, mostly because we’re curious of how else things could be done. As we push deeper into scaling a virtual team, the pros/cons of financial transparency and alternatives to the traditional org chart, you can keep tabs on our journey here via our posts from the Actionable team.

Life at Actionable.

Growth Lessons from a Gardener

If you want something to grow, focus on giving it the things it needs to stay alive and healthy. Be attentive. Be patient. The growth will come.

Sara Saddington
Nutrition & Stress — Managing Workplace Productivity

By improving nutrition in to reduce uncomplimentary stress, and managing complementary stressors with intention, it is possible to increase productivity.

Alysha DeMarsh
The Intimacies of Remote Working

Actionable is a completely remote working environment—many of us have never met in person. And yet we know each other on a deeply personal level.

Andrew Speer
Values in Action — How We Embody Our Ideals

Watching our company values in action at Summit deepened my understanding and connection to our culture as an organization.

Sara Saddington
Fresh Perspective — The Power of Stepping Away

Stepping back from anything—a dilemma, a relationship, or yes, even a job—is really valuable. It provides a lot of clarity and fresh perspective.

Andy Budgell
Ungoaling: Developing Habits Is The Way to Really Get Work Done

I decided to end my focus on goals, something I’ve called ungoaling. This means developing habits for activities that will contribute to my overall success.

Alyssa Burkus
Cultivating Attention and Focus in a World of Rapid Change

It’s important that we protect the most valuable asset that we have: our attention and focus. Here are the three areas that I am working on at the moment.

Peter Nakamura
The Effects of Learning: Getting out of the Fishbowl and Into the Ocean

Here’s just one example of the growth that can occur though embracing a learning culture, and maintaining an expansive mindset.

Sara Saddington
Actionable’s Learning Culture: How Learning Has Helped Expand My Role

Actionable walks the talk on our values—we don’t just write about why organizations to create a learning culture, we embed these lessons in our daily work.

Alysha DeMarsh
Redesigning Roles: Leaving the Traditional Org Chart Behind

The ability for organizations to change is not a luxury. Yet the notion that we can put people into little boxes and then be ‘agile’ and adaptive is completely at odds with that reality.

Jane Watson