Katy Hinz

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Managing From The Gut

Managing From The Gut

When I first took on the role of managing a team, I have to be honest, it felt a bit daunting. Questions ran through my head such as: “How do I know I’m doing it right?” “How do I maintain a positive, friendly vibe while still guiding and directing?” “How do I ...

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Price Versus Value

Price Versus Value

I recently came across the story of Paula Scher and the Citi logo design. Paula, a seasoned typographer and graphic designer was approached by Citi to create their new logo signifying the merger of Citigroup and Travelers. At a simple lunch meeting, Paula met w...

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Knowing Your Strengths (and Limitations)

Knowing Your Strengths (and Limitations)

photo credit: Girl Develop It Detroit At Synectics Media we encourage our entire team to learn basic web development skills. Simply put, we are a stronger team because of our common understanding. In keeping with this philosophy, last month and Leah Yanuszes...

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Cross-Training: 4 Ways to Win the Marketing Marathon

Cross-Training: 4 Ways to Win the Marketing Marathon

We’ve all heard of football players taking yoga classes to stay agile and flexible. But, how about a web developer with HR skills? Or, a salesperson who can code websites? Imagine a world where you could triple your team’s talent without adding to your overhead...

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