Jeneca Jones

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Drop what you’re doing and call a friend

When life gets hectic, spending time with friends often falls to the bottom of my priority list. Not because I don’t love spending time with friends — I do — but when the kids get sick, work beckons, and the laundry piles up, something has to give. Continue Reading…

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If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again

In the marketing world, collaboration is key when working with clients. When you collaborate, everyone ends up feeling really good about the product, even when that means swallowing hard, scrapping hours of work and starting over.

When the providers of a new behavioral health practice for kids came to us for their branding, we couldn’t have been more excited. So we did what we do with every client: We sat down with them, picked their brains, learned what set them apart from other practices and talked about the look and feel of their soon-to-be branded business. Continue Reading…

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Six long days of trying not to complain

Without pointing any fingers, I must declare “No fair!” My 7-year-old son has celebrated what seems like endless no-school days this past week, following a mere six inches of snow that fell six days ago. Let me repeat that. Six inches. Six days ago.

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Two good reads while on maternity leave

When I was on maternity leave with my second child, I began to ponder the phrase “work-life balance.” A lot has been written on the subject, and in many cases the term is hotly debated.

Balancing a newborn in one hand, a cookie in the other — the near-perfect food for this mother — and my Nook in my third hand, I dove headlong into two juxtaposed reads on the subject of work and motherhood. A third hand you ask? Yes, because that is what’s required of mothers these days.

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Behind closed (elevator) doors

Working on the 7th floor has its benefits, namely the view. But to get here, you either need to huff and puff up the stairs or take the elevator. The lazy people (Ahem, I mean the busy people) in our office who take the elevator have come up with a list of terms to describe what it’s like to climb into a 5-by-8-foot container with strangers, day in and day out.
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