What Simple Bank Can Teach Us About Maintaining Trust Through an Acquisition

September 30, 2014

This post was written by Chloe Wood, Associate at Jump Associates. Get in touch with her by commenting on this post. Customer trust is possibly a company’s most valuable currency. Without trust, a company can’t enjoy continued growth. Larger companies are sometimes more disconnected and can find it more challenging to maintain a strong emotional

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The Robber Barons of Pre-Calculus: Why We Need Innovation in Education

September 25, 2014

This post was written by Vijay Rajendran, Growth and Innovation Strategist here at Jump. Follow him on Twitter @varajendran, or get in touch by commenting on this post. Lately, we have all talking about the new watch from Apple. However, let’s consider for a moment a device that’s actually quite useful, one that’s already used by

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3 Reasons To Always Ask “Why?”

September 23, 2014

This post was written by Hilda Leung, Accounting Associate at Jump Associates. You can connect with her directly by commenting on this post. We’ve all been there: we’re asked to do a task and do it without question, but then we wonder, “Why am I doing this?”. Nevertheless, we keep quiet because questioning our superiors

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Lessons from an EA: 3 Reasons Your Professional Network Is Invaluable

September 18, 2014

This post was written by Rachel Gonzalez, Executive Assistant to Udaya Patnaik at Jump Associates. Follow her on Twitter at @gonzalezrachelr, or connect with her directly by commenting on this post. As an Executive Assistant, every day I am tasked with managing schedules, coordinating agendas, and finding a solution for nearly any problem. As a

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3 Lessons from NASA on Overcoming Uncertainty in Times of Change

September 16, 2014

This post was written by Lauren Magrisso, Growth Strategist at Jump Associates. Follow her on Twitter @CultureVagabond, or connect with her directly by commenting on this post. According to a new Harvard Business Review report, today, there are six times more patent applications than there were fifty years ago, and ten times more startups launched

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Want to Win Millennials Over? Play the Festival Card.

September 13, 2014

This post was written by Elena McCallister, Associate at Jump Associates. Follow her on Twitter @ElenaMcC, or connect with her directly by commenting on this post. “Millennials! It’s all about millennials, I tell you!” That’s a low-hanging epiphany that companies around the world are coming around to. Even corporations grounded in decades of tradition know

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How the Marketer-in-Chief Can Promote Innovation in Government

September 11, 2014

Dear Mr. / Madame President, Investing in our government’s technological capabilities and embracing a networked organizational structure for our federal agencies should be a primary goal for your administration. Doing so will increase the effectiveness of our federal agencies, regain public support for federally funded investments, and return America to its place as an exemplar

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How Mobile App Developers are Leveraging the Power of Needfinding

September 5, 2014

This post was written by Grant Margerum, an intern at Jump Associates. You can connect with him directly by commenting on this post. As a college student fortunate enough to live and attend school in Silicon Valley, I get to see the newest tech trends come and go. It’s no surprise that one of the

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The Rise of Kardashian Brand Loyalty

September 4, 2014

This post was written by Shannon Fisher, Office Manager at Jump Associates. You can get in touch with her by commenting on this post. Kim Kardashian is Hollywood’s “It Girl,” with a fan following that makes her every move, offline and online, go viral. She’s a polarizing figure in popular culture, with huge following and

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