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I knew that if I failed I wouldn't regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.
- Jeff Bezos | Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right.
- Henry Ford | The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart | Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman | If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.​
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Thought Starters and Problem Solvers

Reap Big Results With Only Little Effort

How Applying a Timeless Principle to Your Business Today Can Get 64% of the Results With Only 4% of the Effort.

The Pareto Principle has interested Staples throughout his fifteen years in marketing because he enjoys identifying things that have the most leverage. He finds the 80/20 principle “shockingly accurate” when looking at different systems.

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Building a Creative Team

How We Run on a Shared Sense of Purpose

One of the most important steps in creating a team that can rely on each other is building trust. How can we create trust if we don’t know each other as the people that we are, with different likes, lives and personalities?

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Emotion of Shapes

Shapes send messages without saying a word.

A red octagon screams stop! A bull’s-eye might spur a Target run.

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Think you’re exceptional? Think again

If we’re exceptional, then we don’t need to be better.

People like to think they're exceptional. Researchers call it illusory superiority. But being truly exceptional starts with recognizing your weaknesses and building strategies to overcome them.

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Goodbye AIM

After twenty years, AIM is slamming the door for good.

When I got my first cell phone back in the early 2000s, I was allotted a strict 100 texts per month. How was a girl supposed to survive? Luckily there was AIM – where one could go while doing their homework to take part in some really intellectual conversations (Sup? NM u?! NM!) or vent about their day.

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Family-Owned Businesses Still Run the World

Making it to our fourth generation.

Family businesses have been around since the dawn of time. They are the oldest company model and still the most common type of economic organization to this day.

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Hosting My First Vistage Meeting

“It all happens when the group meets.”

The rare opportunity to sit at the Vistage table and benefit from their insights, decision-making rationale and leadership tactics was something I’d be a fool to pass up.

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Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast

Who Says Work Can't Be Fun?

Here at M+Co, we always take a step back and do team activities outside of work.

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99 Problems but Design Ain't One

Winning the Graphis Award

With all this talk about strategy, you’d think we spent years training with American chess grandmaster, Bobby Fischer. But we didn’t just play chess, we created a new version of it.

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A Warm Welcome to Todd Staples

Expanding our talent to reach wider audiences.

When you mix great design AND expertly optimized online journeys, your revenue will skyrocket. Unfortunately, very few agencies know how to deliver both of these critical areas of expertise.

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Access Summit 2017

Hosting 200 Leaders from Access Information Management

Team Members come from all over the US and South America, including Hawaii, Costa Rica, Brazil, Panama, and Trinidad, energized and ready to go.

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Digital Play

The Driving Force Behind Our New Website

I’ll never forget when it all clicked. I was sitting in a room at the 2016 Adobe MAX Conference, among hundreds of designers, when I heard the words, “play is the future of digital brand engagement.”

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Team M+Co: In it to Win it This Year!

Your dreams aren’t the only ones we can achieve.

Most resolutions are like rules; they are made to be broken. But at M+Co, we take goals seriously.

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Psychology of Color

Color is a language. Know what your brand is saying.

The material world we live in also happens to be very visual, but can you really manipulate people into buying your product or service with a simple color choice? We admit that research might actually suggest you can, however, you’re only getting half of the story.

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Work/Life/Harmony

By doing good, we do well.

We don't think we're going to change the world here, but we are changing individual lives by empowering a harmony between life at work and life at home. We're also able to provide the life to our employees, and their families, that is meaningful and comfortable.

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Adobe MAX Follow Up

Always seeking new ways to keep the fire burning.

What do you get when you combine delicious California weather, 10,000 creatives and innovative technology that pushes the boundaries of creativity? Adobe MAX 2016.

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Our Office Move

Feeling finally at home in our new place in Manayunk.

The team loves the new location, we’re saving money, and we’re having fun. As we had hoped, the new digs have become a great collaboration space.

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