What PAIL Month Means to Me

On October 2nd, 2018, I heard the four most devastating news a mother could hear. “There is no heartbeat.” My husband and I had gone to a routine ultrasound, excited to see our firstborn son on the screen. I still remember how we held hands and laughed as we strolled...

Live Your Best WFH Life

Not too long ago, we shared with you some of the ways that we fill our creative cups. Recently though, we’ve been reflecting on how we live our best WFH life. These topics may seem the same, but there is much more to it than you think. What fills my cup...

Stratos is making “Self-Care” September a Team thing

We recently found out that September is National Self-Care Awareness Month and it felt like the perfect opportunity for our team to participate in a little challenge. Because we don’t all work in the same office, our self-care challenge doesn’t include a group yoga...

Going The Extra Mile

I recently had an unpleasant experience with a headband + accessory company that I had found through a Facebook ad. Unfortunately, I wasn’t in love with the products (the fit was too tight!) and wanted to return them. The entire process to return my items was...

Three reasons to do what’s best for your customers

Recently I had a sales call with a prospective client. I have a basic form for people to fill out on my website when they book the call, but I typically walk into these types of calls a lot like a blind date: I know their name, we agreed on the time and location, and...

How do you know if you are doing your “Best Work?”

With the end of Q2, we wrapped up work for some of our clients whose grant funding had dried up and others who were implementing some new marketing strategies. Whenever a client rolls off our caseload, we hold a debriefing meeting. During this meeting we make sure...