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This deck provides founding partner Chris Conley's take on gravitytank's culture, collaborative style and his perspective on how to sustain an environment that's conducive to producing creative, …

This deck provides founding partner Chris Conley's take on gravitytank's culture, collaborative style and his perspective on how to sustain an environment that's conducive to producing creative, innovative work.

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  • 1. Conventiondefynotes on the spirit of the firm
  • 2. this is a take on things from founding partner, Chris Conley
  • 3. Defy Convention
  • 4. Defy Convention refuse to obey
  • 5. Defy Convention what is generally done
  • 6. ✴ to be clear, this is NOT about not submitting time sheets
  • 7. Defy Convention not for the sake of it, but because things can be better
  • 8. It would be great, but: ! “that’s not how things are done” ! “not sure what would happen” ! “nobody pays for that” ! “you should find someone who has done it before”
  • 9. An organization must create the conditions to overcome convention, to achieve the creative.
  • 10. the company clients & work us our place
  • 11. About the company ideas baked into the firm
  • 12. Bring a culture of studio to consulting practice
  • 13. Do world-class work, remain humble
  • 14. Be open about how the company works
  • 15. Don’t play office, maintain an even keel
  • 16. Creative and operational aspects are equally important
  • 17. Share leadership, help others succeed
  • 18. Beware of incentive plans, they incent the wrong things
  • 19. Don’t be overly competitive there’s plenty of work to go around
  • 20. About clients & the work ideas about the content of our practice
  • 21. Use every project as a way to learn, try something new, and grow
  • 22. Inspire clients, empathize with their situation, partner with them
  • 23. Engage quickly, share observations and ideas early
  • 24. Approach every step in a creative way, design the work
  • 25. Strive for clarity More work is not better work
  • 26. Take responsibility for mistakes
  • 27. About us ideas about a community of practice
  • 28. We earn our roles from each other
  • 29. Our colleagues are way more interesting than we know
  • 30. Part of building our company is getting to know each other
  • 31. No one role is more important than another
  • 32. Our diversity, in skills & points of view, is our strength
  • 33. We use our judgement, not rules or policies, to work together
  • 34. Go out of your way to help
  • 35. About our space ideas about a culture of studio
  • 36. We host ourselves every day
  • 37. Design the space to support our work
  • 38. Provide the best tools and resources that we can
  • 39. Maintain an inspiring and interesting facility
  • 40. We create the conditions to overcome convention, to achieve the creative.