Tag: outside insights

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year (For Me)

by placers on January 6, 2023 in Outside Insights


The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year (For Me) My all-time favorite holiday is New Year’s Day – it offers the opportunity to reset. I set a new tone in the new year by journaling. It clarifies what I’ve done, what I didn’t do, what I want, and how to get there. I highly recommend […]

The Greatest Holiday Gifts To Yourself: Time And Space

by placers on December 23, 2022 in Outside Insights


The Greatest Holiday Gifts To Yourself: Time And Space Many of us spend all day on the go. If we’re not busy at work, we’re working for our families with domestic activities. The list is never-ending. Sometimes it feels challenging to fit “living” into the constant rush. It’s contrived of me to even mention that […]

A Sit Down With David Friedman – Outside Insights Podcast Episode #27

by placers on December 9, 2022 in Outside Insights


Is your company culture by chance or is it by design? The BEST companies in the world understand just how important their culture is and how much impact it has. They don’t leave culture to chance. Instead, they’re purposeful, intentional, and systematic in the creation and development of their culture. Culture: chance or design? It’s […]

Self-Acceptance Everyday and the Holidays

by placers on November 23, 2022 in Outside Insights


  I don’t know about you, but I spend a lot of time thinking about how I can live my best life: Do I have good habits? In what areas can I improve?  Is my morning routine optimized? Did I meditate three times this week? Did I go through my ten-point morning checklist? Is it […]

A Sit Down With Eric Herronkohl – Outside Insights Podcast Episode #26

by placers on November 11, 2022 in Outside Insights


You’ll glean valuable information and smile too when listening to lifelong friends, colleagues, and authors Eric Herronkohl and Chris Burkhard during this week’s episode of Outside Insights Podcast as they discuss: staying in front of workplace challenges finding “A Players” developing personally and professionally gaining congruence between personal and professional “self” benefiting from hyper focus […]

Build Trust and Keep Promises to Impact Relationships

by placers on October 28, 2022 in Outside Insights


Service is why I founded Placers. Our purpose (why I get out of bed), is to create trustworthy, “Nth Degree” experiences for everyone we interact with. One of the annual projects that brings me the most joy and satisfaction is selecting a theme for the year. At Placers, we’re pretty practiced at it. Personally, I’ve […]

50 Years in Words

by placers on September 30, 2022 in Outside Insights


Mash and the Waltons premiered on prime time TV the same month and year that the Placers story began. Baseball Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente crushed his 3,000 hit then, too. The 1972 Summer Olympics ceremoniously showered seven gold medals on US swimming sensation Mark Spitz (my mom’s favorite), and we all watched in horror […]

50 Principles for Year 50

by placers on September 2, 2022 in Outside Insights


In a few weeks, on September 26, Placers turns 50 years old. This year isn’t like any other year – it’s not comprised of same days. We’re not stuck in the movie “Groundhog Day.” In our fiftieth year, we’re having a distinct year, characterized by distinct days, and throughout, we remain resolute to our brand […]

A Sit Down With Megan Roudebush – Outside Insights Podcast Episode #24

by placers on August 19, 2022 in Outside Insights


In present, professional networking spaces, “careful, cautious, methodical relationship building” is the through-line of purposeful networking, said Megan Roudebush, founder, keepwith, an enterprise platform that helps the world network and build relationships better. In this week’s Outside Insights Podcast, Megan explained that sustainable networking requires reciprocity. She offers five, trending networking processes that deliver professional […]