Today we at Fast Company are excited to announce Compass: Our new email helping you smartly navigate the most important developments in business news, innovation, creativity, and design. Subscribe here! Compass isn’t just a roundup of links and breaking news items—it’s a quick, rigorous dive into topics you may not know much about, along with analysis that will help deepen your understanding of the issues we cover and you care about. Compass is our way of synthesizing the most interesting and important parts our coverage to help navigate your day. Put simply, it’s our daily one-on-one conversation with you. We’ll explain our most important stories from all of our digital sections: Co.Design, Tech, Work Life, Creativity, Impact, and News, along with articles from every issue of our print magazine. We’ll let you know about new episodes of our two podcasts, Secrets of the Most Productive People and Creative Conversation, and of course spotlight the … [Read more...] about Introducing Compass, a new newsletter from Fast Company
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The editors of Fast Company have launched the Fast Company Impact Council, a new initiative that brings together founders, CEOs, and some of the most creative people in business. The council will meet in New York on April 17-18 for a series of conversations on some of the greatest opportunities and biggest challenges facing business and society. Confirmed council members include Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, cofounders and co-CEOs, Warby Parker; Sarah Harden, CEO, Hello Sunshine; Bozoma St. John, chief marketing officer, Endeavor; Randy Freer, CEO, Hulu; Shane Wall, chief technology officer and global head of HP Labs, HP; and Julie Guggemos, senior vice president, product design, Target. Insights from the council meeting and members will be highlighted in editorial coverage on fastcompany.com and in the November 2019 issue of Fast Company magazine, which will kick off Fast Company‘s 25th anniversary year. “Since its inception in 1995, Fast Company has been a … [Read more...] about Do you have what it takes to join the Fast Company Impact Council?
For more than a decade, Fast Company has been recognizing outstanding achievement with three different awards programs. The Most Innovative Companies, Innovation by Design, and World Changing Ideas lists have celebrated thousands of organizations transforming industries and shaping society through paradigm-shifting products, insights, or services. This year Fast Company is launching a new program, Best Workplaces for Innovators, to identify companies that empower employees at all levels to improve processes, create new products, or invent whole new ways of doing business. “Companies recognize that they need to encourage innovation in order to attract and retain talent,” says Fast Company editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta. “We’re looking to identify the companies that can demonstrate they have the infrastructure and culture needed to stoke innovation across all levels of their organization.” To compile this ranking, the editors … [Read more...] about 4 reasons to enter Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators
Today we at Fast Company are excited to announce the launch of an ambitious new annual company ranking–Best Workplaces for Innovators. Our goal is to identify and celebrate companies that empower employees at all levels to improve processes, create new products, or invent whole new ways of doing business. To compile this ranking, the editors of Fast Company are collaborating with Accenture, a global leader in the assessment and implementation of innovative business practices. Accenture serves as an objective third party, bringing decades of research and expertise on relevant topics, from corporate innovation to workplace inclusion. Together we have devised a series of questions and metrics and developed a rigorous, data-based methodology to evaluate the role innovation plays in a particular company’s operations. “Companies recognize that they need to encourage innovation in order to attract and retain talent,” says Fast Company editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta. … [Read more...] about Fast Company is accepting applications for Best Workplaces for Innovators
Rosie Mattio explains why hiring a PR company for your cannabis brands might be one of the smartest moves you make. Peter Vogel Published 12:49 pm CST, Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Photo: Rosie Mattio Photo: Rosie Mattio Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Rosie Mattio She Runs One of The Biggest PR Companies in Cannabis. So Why Haven't You Heard Of Her? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Traditionally, cannabis companies have faced an uphill battle when trying to market their products. Facebook, Google, Youtube and others have consistently shut down pages, removed ads and censored messaging that had anything to do with the industry. Because of this, Public Relations (PR) has become … [Read more...] about She Runs One of The Biggest PR Companies in Cannabis. So Why Haven’t You Heard Of Her?