Category: Blogging

What Goes Up, Must Come Down

By: Kelsey Venekamp There I was, camping out at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway the night before the Indianapolis 500. With the burgers on the grill and the campfire crackling, the night sky slowly became filled with the illumination of hundreds of paper lanterns, set off into the sky by fellow campers and race fans. As I stared at the fire-lit… Read More

ACE Mentoring: Engage, Excite, & Enlighten

By: Lindsay Ferro With graduation soon approaching for many students, I can’t help but remember when I was a high school senior getting ready to walk across the stage and begin a whole new chapter of my life. It was just a short EIGHT years ago that I graduated from high school. (It’s crazy how time flies!) I can easily… Read More

A Workplace Renaissance

By: Jill Mendoza In a recent trip to the beautiful Tuscan city of Florence I was reminded of my college Art History class where we talked a lot about the Renaissance period which literally translates as “rebirth”. In fact the true birthplace of the Renaissance was said to be Florence Italy. During this period two ideas took root; the concept… Read More

First Friday Fun!

By: Lee Boyland As summer approaches, and we begin to leave our cozy abodes to flock to the outdoors, I am reminded of “First Friday,” which happens to be tomorrow for the month of May 🙂 So, I thought I’d see what’s going on in Indianapolis on this first Friday of May. Did you know there is a website dedicated… Read More

Indiana – a Life Sciences Innovation State

By Janet H. Thomas, RID Indiana is building a life science industry that is competing with the traditionally accepted life science giants on the coasts. Two recent events provided public access to high details around this strategy. The Life Science Real Estate Summit and the IBJ Life Sciences Power Breakfast focused on the economic impact of Tech 16 and of… Read More

Professional Development: A definite WIN-WIN for both the Associate and the Firm

By: Gary K. Pino, FMP, SFP It’s time to brag about our Company and what we have to offer, from a benefit standpoint, as we totally understand the importance of our Associates’ pursuit of their professional development.  After all, a company’s most valuable asset and resource is its people … in my humble and unbiased opinion.  “People development is an organization’s… Read More

Brrrr it is cold outside! Where is Spring?

By: Donna Metallic We really are in Spring and the color BLUE varies during this time of year every day, so I decided to put together a little color theory on the shades of BLUE. There are things that we each look forward to, whether it’s a family vacation to the beach, a long weekend at the lake, or just a… Read More

Habits of Leadership @idoincorporated – Part 3

GOAL # 4: Set ambitious goals One important charge for leaders today is to give people purpose. They do that by thinking of ambitious goals that will inspire the talented people around them. Ask yourself these questions: What ambitious goals is your organization striving to accomplish? Do those goals excite you? Do you see career opportunity in working to achieve those goals?… Read More

The ABCs of Design: Great Design Uses Great Tools

By: Jay Johnson This article is the third in a series of 26 related blogs that seek to answer the question, “What is Interior Design?” by exploring various terms associated with the profession. This entry, Great Design uses Great Tools, posits that technology has become necessary to accomplish great design. Indeed, some of the wonderful designs being created today could… Read More

Bring Your Four-Footed Friends to the Office – Pro or Con?

By: Kris Kleinknight I just watched a video about a new employee at an airline.  This made me ponder: what’s the current temperature out there on bringing your pet to the workplace?  The video is from KLM Airlines Lost & Found Service staring Sherlock the Beagle – WARNING: cuteness overload.  Sherlock canvases the plane with the attendant, is given a big sniff… Read More