Recently we were comparing notes on the best business advice we’d ever received in our careers. Some of these pearls we come to realize many years after we hear them. Some become truths immediately in practice. While in personal relationships, it is generally a good rule of thumb not to give advice unless you are asked for advice, we have found that in our professional lives, truly good advice is almost always welcome. So in gratitude for the advice given to us, and in the spirit of the season, we want to share our favorites with our community of friends,…

The world has experienced a universal and collective pivot. Never before in the history of the planet has everyone paused to focus in the same way, shape or form on one issue.

We are starting to come up for air – it’s been a year of swirling in place and thinking existentially about big things while appreciating the small more than ever. We are thinking about the essential AND the possibilities for a better world. Regular-ish guys are taking off into space – and yet we crave being safe and grounded and the earth not crumbling down around us. Jill on our team is a working mom of a toddler in the midst of a pandemic – say no more – so she tells us that in all honesty, her short term dream…

Across the world, many of us have been introduced to the new realm of working from home. It’s a big change for many of us, transitioning to a fully remote job and between the cat, the kids and your significant other all running around, how are you supposed to get ANY work done? Slack is a huge help, bringing people back to the days of AOL Instant Messenger, but keeping teams in sync without skipping a beat. It’s literally as easy as turning around in your swivel office chair (that I know you all miss very much!) and asking a…

VP+C is an entrepreneurial experiential marketing and PR firm known for producing impactful brand activations and campaigns. We’re searching for a motivated, energetic and creative storytelling enthusiast to join our team through for a 6-month PR Fellowship. This entry-level position is designed for recent college graduates or career-changers looking to kick start their PR career with extensive, hands-on experience. You will work closely with account leads to learn the ins-and-outs of the trade while also fine-tuning your PR skills. You will form relationships with other interns or fellows, media, as well as your account teams through weekly team meetings, monthly…

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At VP+C, we take new year’s resolutions seriously — and even offer an extra day off to help achieve new goals. Here’s a look at our fresh crop of personal commitments… looks like we have a lot of fiber and flights on our horizon… check back soon to see how we fare. MARK Our fearless leader Veeder wants to MAINTAIN A PLANT FORWARD DIET!! MARGAUX Practice resistance and …a Cartwheel (third year in a row for the cartwheel- this year may be the charm) Cartwheel is both literal and metaphorical and this year I will schedule a session with a…

In honor of International Coffee Day – a day of celebration for the caffeinated elixir that we all know and love, we have compiled all our favorite coffee shops! Coffee can be the first sip of a productive day, the impetus for people to meet and connect, and a cultural capstone that everyone can relate to. Whether it’s Friends meeting at Central Perk or Seinfeld ‘s group bonding over their brews; coffee is the heartstring of so many communities and friendships.  This week, let’s also acknowledge all the people involved in this special drink, from farmers to roasters, baristas to…

Spring tends to be a time of reflection, renewal and rediscovery. We decided to take advantage of the sentiment and in an informal exercise, our team all took the abbreviated Myers-Briggs personality test via 16 Personalities to see where each of us lands. Interestingly, almost everybody in the office got completely different personality types! Read on to discover more about each of us. Margaux is an ENFJ-A Protagonist – extroverted, intuitive, feeling, judging and assertive. I feel super inspired to be in the company of Obama (one of the celebrities with the same personality type) and while I aspire to greatness –...
Roses are red, Violets are blue, Here's what inspires us, We hope it gives you something new to love, too! - VP+C Team (Photo Credit: Hatchette Book Group) When the weather is cold, there's nothing I love more than curling up with a good book. Finishing the 2018 Pulitzer Prize winner, Less, by Andrew Sean Greer, was like going through a bad breakup. - Lisa (Photo Credit: Sara Shakeel via Instagram @sarashakeel) Artist Sara Shakeel applies signature sparkle to magically transform the mundane. It's glitter we can all get behind! - Lisa (Photo Credit: Michael Bloom) I, of course, LOVE my husband's...
Cheers to a year that challenged us to open our minds and hearts. To find motivation in the madness, to make change, to act more boldly, and think bigger and broader than ever before. Here’s to creation, to cooking up something fresh, and to finding inspiration everywhere, every day. Thank you for inspiring us! Take a look at what everyone picked as their favorite moments from 2018. - The VP+C Team (Photo: Ars Electronica via Flickr) It’s exciting to see the future of architecture conscious of its carbon footprint, but also the ingenuity of buildings systems based on biology will...