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.

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
Brand Matters — How Actionable Built a Visual Identity

We set out to create four logos that would embody the spirit of Actionable, while at the same time creating a new and consistent look—a clear brand.

Anna Schmohe
Forget Bean Bag Chairs—Millennials Want to Make an Impact

My managers don’t need to provide bean bag chairs or ping pong tournaments—the opportunity to do great work that matters is more than enough to keep me engaged.

Alysha DeMarsh
Introducing Jane Watson, Talent Vanguard

I was delighted to chat with Jane about the extensive experience she brings to the Actionable team and her vision for the future of the company.

Sara Saddington
Finding My Tribe—Why It’s Ok To Get Personal At Work

We need to be having more of these conversations at work. We can’t keep leaving our personal lives at the door, and expecting people to be engaged and passionate about our work.

Alyssa Burkus
Why Knowing Yourself is Critical in a ROWE

There are three key things that I find help me be productive in a ROWE: timing, environment, and optimum stress level.

Alysha DeMarsh
How We’re Making Health A Priority In 2017

We recently started an #actionablehealth channel on Slack, as a place to talk about our health and fitness goals. As a result, many members of the team have made commitments to incorporate more regular exercise throughout the day.

Sara Saddington
The Limits of “Unlimited” Vacation

As with many great company policies, “unlimited” vacation in a ROWE does have its downsides. It’s not as simple as just booking a trip and hitting the road.

Cristina Melnik
The Downside of “Work Anywhere” Culture: Fighting The Urge To Work Non-Stop

With the contagious enthusiasm of the Actionable team, and with the values that make working with them an inspiring experience, I hope to improve a little every day.

Sara Saddington