Welcome Laura, our new VP of Partnerships

When I met Laura, I instantly knew she was someone we needed on our team. I couldn’t be more excited to work alongside Laura and learn from her past experience working with IBM and Apple. Laura Meyer joins Assist from IBM where she managed sales to Apple, Inc. and…

Let’s Get Real About Company Perks

Taken right from the Assist handbook for new team members I wanted to share why we believe giving everyone a personal assistant is the greatest perk you can offer. And a few other thoughts. Productivity Perks > Posh Perks There’s a lot of talk, especially in technology, about cute…

Why’s culture matter? w/ Ryan Carson

Ryan Carson is a pioneer in the internet world. Now CEO of Treehouse, his views on culture are some of the best in the world. https://soundcloud.com/ask-interviews-14429595/whys-culture-matter-w-ryan-carson Subscribe to everything ask. iTunes Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-interviews/id1057357810?mt=2 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/…

Why start with the why? w/ Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek has changed the way to think about building companies and innovation. He shares why great companies and leaders always focus on the why. I hope you enjoy this interview. https://soundcloud.com/ask-interviews-14429595/why-start-with-the-why-w-simon-sinek Subscribe to everything ask. iTunes Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-interviews/id1057357810?…

Should you lead by giving orders? w/ David Marquet

This interview has changed everything I think about in leadership. It truly is one of my favorite stories. David Marquet took over the largest nuclear submarine in the Navy and turned the worst performing ship in the navy into the best. He did it by changing from the leader who…

How We Start

Handmade paper letter with handwritten welcome note to you. Photo credit: @rstephens In yesterday’s news we talked about how to quit, in today’s news lets talk about how we start.☺Here is what we do at Assist (and the purpose) for every new team member that joins our…

How To Quit

When a new team member joins our company, we have them start by reading a handbook to help understand our culture, mission and team. One piece of this document which you read on the first day shares thoughts on how to quit. I want to share our insights because honestly…