Getting creative is a process!

Posted by Elizabeth

May 21, 2020 | 9:07 pm

At Fixation, we rely on procedures and protocols to ensure that the work we do meets our high standard of excellence. And as our skills, services and clients’ needs evolve and grow, we raise our standards and adapt our processes to meet that higher bar.   This spring we revamped our creative map showing how we …

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What We’re Fixated On

Posted by Amanda

May 7, 2020 | 12:01 pm

As we continue to work with our clients and partners on necessary transitions and changes, we are also (like many of you) exploring new ways to learn, grow and be entertained.  In the spirit of being in this together, we would like to share a selection of what Fixation team members are enjoying between conference …

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Throwback Book Club: Made to Stick

Posted by Amanda

April 28, 2020 | 3:50 pm

Many of us are finding this is a good time to go through our lives and clean house—declutter the basement, clear off the computer desktop, donate old clothes/toys etc. For me, it was the bookshelf that was adding to my quarantine angst: Do we need all this? What can I donate? Or—what could I use …

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Fixators, thank you

Posted by Julie

April 22, 2020 | 12:53 pm

As every article, blog post, social media meme and news report has said on repeat for the last month, these are trying and uncertain times for everyone. We just waved goodbye and hung up on our second Zoom all-staff meeting, which served as a business update, client check-in, Tiger King therapy session and chance to …

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8 Tips for Effective Crisis-Communication Emails

Posted by Amanda

March 19, 2020 | 11:37 am

When trouble hits, it’s important to communicate quickly. But a hasty email with too much information or a confusing message won’t be effective. Here are a few best practices to keep in mind when developing emails in the midst of a crisis of any kind. Here are a few examples: National Apartment Association – Apartmentalize …

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Three Must-Haves for a Successful Content Project

Posted by Amanda

February 21, 2020 | 4:37 pm

A few months back, we talked about how process was at the heart of what we do. We have tools, procedures and schedules to help us create great work every time. Raw material (content) is the necessary foundation for that great work. So, if process is the heart, then content is the brain of excellent …

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14 Discoveries from the Vault

Posted by Amanda

January 21, 2020 | 1:42 pm

For many, a new year (decade!) is a chance to clear out the cobwebs and start fresh with new goals. As you can see from our vision board, our team is interested in bringing more exercise, book-reading, travel and education into their lives. At the office, it’s time to start anew with less clutter. That …

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Fixation Holiday Cheer in 5 Easy Steps

Posted by Amanda

December 18, 2019 | 1:22 pm

At Fixation, we apply the same creativity to our staff events and try to connect and celebrate in ways that won’t overly disrupt our busy team (as you may have seen when we did our De-Stress Week). We try to up the ante every year with as much laughter, fun and silliness as we can …

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5 Days of De-Stressing with Fixation

Posted by Amanda

November 27, 2019 | 9:05 am

There’s no way to avoid it—stress is a fact of life. But when it goes unchecked, our physical and emotional health can suffer.  With the holidays coming and projects wrapping up before year-end, we thought it was the perfect time to bring some calm to the chaos with a week’s worth of fun and relaxing …

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4 Ways to Keep Project
Management on Track

Posted by Amanda

October 15, 2019 | 5:50 pm

At the heart of everything we do is how we do it – the process. Every day we must deliver on the promise to our clients to do our best work on time and on budget. Behind the scenes, there’s a whole lot of work that goes into making sure it happens that way every …

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