Blogs, News & Other Stuff

Welcome to our mix of articles that we post on industry topics and issues that we’re passionate about. Every once in awhile, we also share news and updates on our agency, people and happenings. Take a look and let’s talk.

Aloha is good for business

For millions around the world, the Aloha Spirit conjures up images of surf, sand, tiki torches and friendly faces. But for the astute, it means much more. And it’s good for all businesses. Hawai‘i is one of the most diverse places on the planet. Its residents have...

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When mixing cultures, go slow

Speed is relative - what may be slow to you may in fact be normal or fast to others. If you are excited or having fun, the time is probably blazing by. It slows to an unbearable crawl if you are anxious or bored. Ironically, the clock ticks at the same pace regardless...

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A picture is worth a thousand data points

Every business – regardless of size, mission or maturity – has a myriad of data points buried beneath the surface. Metrics range from financial performance of gross sales and profitability, to retention, marketing ROI and much more. One set of data that is often...

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The times they are a-changin’

You know the familiar story of the horse-drawn buggy company and the automobile manufacturer. The Columbus Buggy Company, created by Clinton Firestone, and George and Oscar Peters, was one of the larger businesses in Columbus, Ohio in the late 1800s. By 1900, they...

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Learning to learn

Olomana Loomis ISC promotes a culture of constant learning. In fact, in all of our recruitment efforts, we specifically ask for candidates who are “lifelong learners” or who have a “love of learning.” Why are we looking for people who are still “learning?” Shouldn’t...

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Onboarding: The quick start for success

Onboarding a new employee is not all that different from acculturating an international professional who is relocating to your country. The latter has a good understanding of how to survive and thrive in their country, but they don’t know yours. Providing them with...

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