Welcome to the You & Them stream of conscious. Where you’ll find everything from profiles of our favorite jobs and companies to random inspiration. And even a few pieces of sage advice about work, life and the that all-important balance of the two.

5 Traits of Creative Leaders (and How to Become One)


Becoming a leader takes courage as well as creativity. And creativity takes practice. By Erik Wahl Being a leader is difficult. That’s why most of us end up taking direction from others in our professional lives. But the ranks of the self-employed are swelling, hinting that more people are getting comfortable taking the reins in their…

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Just Breathe


THIS BREATHING EXERCISE CAN HELP YOU STAY FOCUSED AT WORK THINK YOU KNOW HOW TO BREATHE? THINK AGAIN. HERE’S A METHOD TO HELP YOU KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON.  By Chris Bareez-Brown What if there were something you could do right this minute to improve how engaged, productive, and creative you are at work? As…

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Job of the Week! – August 19th


Strategic Account Leader passionate about design   YOU You are a charismatic mover and shaker with an enthusiasm for brands, design culture and thinking. Your EQ is as strong as your IQ and clients love the way you’re always thinking about the strategic opportunities of their business.   THEM A brand consultancy with design in…

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Hiring for Potential


Our team spent the majority of last week touching base and meeting face to to face with all our lovely clients, and the topic of experimental hiring seemed to constantly hover just below the surface.  The thought of hiring someone for what they can become under your mentorship and what they can continue to bring to…

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Invest Your Time In These 13 Things


We recently came up on this article shared by Levo that lists 13 things to invest time on in your 20’s, and thought – why stop at your 20’s? Yes, you should make the most of your “extra” time and freedom from commitments when you’re young , but majority of the items on this list are things you should always…

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Job of the Week! – August 12th


Digital Account Director   YOU Seasoned Account Director who gets a bit of a rush leading clients through unchartered digital waters to help them work towards a holistic digital brand experience.   THEM A global integrated creative agency with a self-starter entrepreneurial spirit and a lot of awards. Because global digital domination, baby.   Need…

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Enso + Conscious Capitalism


Last week, one of our LA-based scouts attended a Conscious Capitalism event that was co-sponsored by our client, Enso! Enso shared their MO and works at the conference, and we had a few takeaways we wanted to pass on: *Unite what the world needs and what a brand stands for *Inspire people *People as hero, not brand as…

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Job of the Week! – August 6th


Entrepreneurial Marketing Manager at growing startup   YOU You are a confident leader with a strategic mind. You have great taste and think big when it comes to innovative marketing tactics. You thrive in a collaborative team environment, but also have the swagger and skill to enlist others to follow your lead.   THEM Rapidly…

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Are You Drifting?


This post originally appeared on Gretchen Rubin’s blog at, and we came across it on Levo. What is “drift”? Drift is the decision you make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which you don’t take responsibility. One of the problems of drift is that we try to deny…

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What is Your Productivity Style?


This is an excellent article published by 99U that helps you identify and capitalize on your style of productivity. The 4 Types of Productivity Styles by Carson Tate Within weeks of starting my first job out of college, I was sent to the in-house time management training program. I dutifully attended the class and used the planner they…

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