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SparkVision Millennial Voices: Anne Hilb

*This interview appeared on SparkVision's High Achieving Millennial series.* Anne Hilb is the Founder, Lead Consultant of Graymake Consulting, LLC. She walks alongside organizational leaders as they work to build stronger teams, healthier cultures, and thriving organizations. She supports these shifts by asking thoughtful questions, offering insightful observations and utilizing data to create space for … Continue reading SparkVision Millennial Voices: Anne Hilb

Jessie Benson Knows the Key to Joy. (Spoiler Alert: So Do You.)

This month at Graymake, we're attempting to bring joy to the world. Or, at least, to your world. So when thinking of who we'd love to hear from this month, we thought of Jessie Benson right away. Jessie is the founder and owner of B'More SUP and FloYo Fit,. She grew up on the water … Continue reading Jessie Benson Knows the Key to Joy. (Spoiler Alert: So Do You.)

Joep de Jong Breaks Down the Key to an Appreciative Life

Sometimes you look into the eyes of another person and see yourself differently. This is an incredible gift. To be seen, to be given time, powerful questions, and a hearty smile is what Joep de Jong has done for me many times over.  For me, Joep truly epitomizes what it means to possess the soul … Continue reading Joep de Jong Breaks Down the Key to an Appreciative Life

10 Ways to Show Appreciation to Your Coworkers

There is no such thing as overestimating the positive effects of high morale and positive culture in the workplace. Studies have shown how happy employees work harder, stay longer and improve the bottom line.  And why do these unhappy employees leave? A whopping 79 percent of people who quit their jobs cite ‘lack of appreciation.’ … Continue reading 10 Ways to Show Appreciation to Your Coworkers

Branding Superstar Kait LeDonne Makes the Case for Bravery Through Vulnerability

Kait LeDonne has personally taught me a whole lot in the last year about living braver.  "Sharing content about my day is always a little brave/vulnerable for me," Kait told Graymake, "as I feel like it's self-promotional. However, I know it's content my audience enjoys so I try to get over myself and just post." … Continue reading Branding Superstar Kait LeDonne Makes the Case for Bravery Through Vulnerability

GRIEF HAS TAUGHT ME ABOUT CHANGE; CHANGE TAUGHT ME ABOUT BELONGING

Grief work and change work have become inextricably intertwined for me over the last three years.  My father died December 16, 2016. I would have walked the stage to collect my diploma in organization development five days later: December 21. I have used my knowledge of change work to process my grief and to work … Continue reading GRIEF HAS TAUGHT ME ABOUT CHANGE; CHANGE TAUGHT ME ABOUT BELONGING

Pro Golfer Joanna Coe Isn’t Afraid of a Little Competition—and You Shouldn’t Be Either, She Says

Joanna Coe is, hands down, one of the most competitive people I know.  She is also one of the most dedicated, generous and easy-going humans I have the pleasure of calling a friend.  Joanna works incredibly hard, but also knows when to leave it on the field and have fun with her large but fiercely … Continue reading Pro Golfer Joanna Coe Isn’t Afraid of a Little Competition—and You Shouldn’t Be Either, She Says