We are experimenting with a 4 day work week during the summer months. Will working less lead to better productivity and higher quality work? We believe it will.
Planning for the future is hard, in our personal lives, finances, and especially in business. There are so many strategies, so many potential sacrifices, and so many unknowns. At Sandhills, aiming for longevity is one of our core tenets that we use to help guide the decisions we make, and that often means putting off short-term gains for better far-off futures.
In my year-in-review post for 2020 I shared publicly for the first time that we formally defined and published our core values. One of those values is Give Back Time. It is a nice sounding phrase, but what does it actually mean for the people that work here? Like all values, its value goes only as deep as the actions we use to demonstrate it.
Last month our distributed team of 24 employees from 12 US states and 7 countries stepped away from our daily duties and came together for our annual all hands meetup. This is the third year that we’ve held such a gathering and it was by far our biggest yet. I …