Organizations really need to start to understand that personal interaction and the personalization of space is going to be really, really critical to their success as we move forward.
Understand the breadth of the type of talent within an organization is really, really critical.
Making sure the space is agile is a really, really critical part of it. It flexes, it changes, it adapts to the needs of an organization.
Start to think about the social disconnects of work and how miserable it can make you. Making sure there's that social cohesion is a critical part of it.
Focus- because that is really the rhythm of work if you think about it.
Socialization is a huge part of work. It used to be frowned on, it was the water cooler talk- oh those people over there gossiping. It's a critical critical part of how we've actually built trust based relationships with each other.
25% of your daily satisfaction at work is make up of the actual physical environment that you reside in.
More brains make better projects.
Only together can we give it our all.
Strong relationships inspire great work.
Every project can make life better.
When you get to creative people, it is really about passion.
In that moment I realized there's a difference between writing it and performing it. ... When you speak it into existence, when you speak your emotions and let yourself go and really be vulnerable it unlocks ... a part of your that's been lost for so long.
I threw myself into a totally new role at the age of 40 was, to say the least, very humbling. All of a sudden I had to find myself asking for help, saying I didn't know how to do things, and crying a lot.
When you go through adversity, you shouldn't pity the life you have; you should respect it and don't question it.
Just because I'm different from me doesn't mean that I owe you an explanation for my difference.
I used art as an escape.
We have to work a lot harder at intentionally building relationships so we can get to know one another – so that we can destroy racial implicit biases we all have.
Myron Pierce & Craig Walter
Be a mathematician of the spirit.
We make a point at Shut up and Dance to just say all those silly, out there, weird, funny ideas because sometimes they are weird and funny and it doesn't really make sense but it will spark another idea from someone else.
Abby Damen Clair Thomas
We realised that all decisions are based on love and fear and that you should always say yes (to Goldings), because you know that by saying yes you're going to take opportunities and see potential in everyone you meet. It will manifest in a happy accident somehwere, like Shut up and Dance.
All in all, failure just isn't failure. It's the not trying that's the real failure.
A. Micah Smith
It's not that I wanted to fail, but it was just part of becoming who I am.
So like any kid right out of school, I thought "Well, I'll just take tomorrow off."
That was an early lesson to me, in that you can still fail in things, and its not even really your fault. Sometimes its just a bad situation.