Ripple and the Imperfect Art of Decision Making

A few years ago; mid-2013 to be exact, we found ourselves in a bit of a dilemma. We were introduced to a new startup named Ripple who, at the time, needed to do quite a bit of hiring. Our time working with them has since turned into one of our most amazing client stories, in fact, it’s one of my personal favorites.

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Boris Epstein
My First Year as a Manager

One of the most important parts of being a good manager is giving constructive feedback. It took some trial by error to realize some people don't learn the same way I do. I needed to figure out what motivates each individual person on my team and adjust my feedback delivery and goal setting to get the most out of that person.

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Robert Weber
Making it a Day ON, Not a Day Off!

Bincers across the nation, from California to New York, joined forces and participated in a number of different service projects for MLK Day. Each service project was quite unique from the other, yet all provided Bincers with unforgettable experiences where they were able to donate their time towards building up our communities in a substantially meaningful way. See what we did:

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Tawny Labrum
Stepping Up in a Time of Need

When wildfires tore through both Northern and Southern California late November of last year, we knew we had to find a way to show our support to our community and give back to those in need. Find out how we worked together as a team to make this happen.     

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Tawny Labrum
Sprinkles

A few weeks ago, I was at dinner with a number of fellow Bincers and we were talking about Sprinkles. Now, I normally wouldn’t capitalize the word “sprinkles”, but at Binc it really is a proper noun. Sprinkles are shout-outs. They are celebrations. They are our way of calling out when we see each other displaying our company values.

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Nancy Wood
Recruiting Reflections: How Core Values Should Guide Us Towards Compassion

One of the many ways I assess and prep candidates for interviews is by utilizing my core values. As a company, Binc has a set of core values that each of us connects with, as the broader set for our team and company. Binc has supported and acknowledged that each person has their own set of values and we are encouraged to connect and embrace those values for authenticity in our client and team-member interactions.

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Lillian Truong-Gaertner
Cultural Appropriation

Cultural appropriation, in brief, is generally understood to be “the act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own”. We see this in music, art, even at Forever 21 where significant artifacts, practices, beliefs, and symbols are turned into trendy pop-culture. During our last Woke Wednesday we sat down and discussed the topic of cultural appropriation, here is what we learned. 

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