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Play to YOUR Audience

[Play to YOUR Audience New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.] I love the video clip embedded below. (Email and RSS subscribers may need to click through here to see it.) I saw it on Yahoo, […]

Does Our Fascination With “Greatness” Undermine Engagement?

[Does Our Fascination With “Greatness” Undermine Engagement? New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.] Nick D’Aloisio. I read about him in the Wall Street Journal this weekend.  He was new to me, but if you’re heavy […]

Doing Life Well

[Doing Life Well – New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.] When I refer to my family, closest friends and people I work with (plenty of people are in multiple categories), I like to use the […]

The Elements of Being Organizationally Human

[New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.] “Humanize” is becoming a popular term to use these days when talking about corporate cultures.  I think it will be sticky.  It’s like the term “employee engagement” – […]

Can Drafting Make Your Company 25% More Productive?

[New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.] Sometimes a few of us at the office start the day on our indoor bike trainers.    We set up our bikes in our Production Studio here at Symbolist […]

My Thoughts on the Frontier Project #FTP1

[New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.] I just returned from spending time in Omaha with the gang from Talent Anarchy and about 40 other business professionals from around the US.  I’m still not sure […]

Consider The Employee Capacity Challenge

[New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.] I love that Symbolist gets to help create capacity. Building and implementing tools that define organizational language, encourage right behaviors and highlight performance, is really meaningful work to me.  When […]

Being Relevant Takes Effort

[New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist.  You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.] What do you do to be better at your work? For most of us, staying relevant requires that we regularly invest time and energy in gathering and absorbing information, […]

Symbolist Lives!

The nail biting is over.  The decisions regarding logo colors and website fonts are made (can I just say that I’m really glad to be done with those).  The new name, the new website, the new look and feel is now here! As of 4:00 pm CDT on 10/22/2012, The Miller Company is officially Symbolist.  […]

EQ/MQ/BQ – Better than IQ

No doubt, having a high “IQ” is wonderful and I’m all for those brilliant people that are born with innate intelligence using that gift to accomplish great things. Here’s the deal though…none of us have much say over our respective IQs. The dye was pretty well cast when we were born with the foundational tools […]