Getting Real: 360 Reviews

It’s easy to give a compliment. As humans, we love to hear that people appreciate our good qualities and recognize our hard work. There’s actual science to this: believe it or not, receiving a compliment lights up the same reward centers of the brain that are activated during sex. And by giving a compliment, we’re likely to receive one in...

To Virtual Intern or Not to Virtual Intern?

This post was written by our 2020 Summer Intern Hannah Salsbery at the conclusion of her internship in August 2020. I was devastated when I found out the rest of my semester would be online. I went into panic mode, wondering what would happen with my classes, moving out of my dorm room, and what I would end up doing...

Remember Not to Forget

Remember Not to Forget

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life for almost everyone in our country, if not the world. Here at Willow, we are all working remotely to help prevent the spread of the virus, and that is a change for our team! We’re all experiencing a wide range of emotions over the changes and the uncertainty that is ahead of us. But...

Intentional Teleworking: Optimizing Your New Daily Schedule

By now you’ve read all the blogs and articles on how to transition from working at an office to working at home. Have video meetings, set up a designated space to work, take regular breaks.  But are you teleworking intentionally? We have been forced into creating a new routine, starting new habits, so why not take this opportunity to do...

Narrowing Your Focus in 2020

Narrowing Down Your New Year Focus

Friend: “What are your goals for the new year?” Me: *panic settles in as I realize that I haven’t created the space to think about my goals or what I want my new year to look like, thus setting me behind everyone else and painting me a schmuck* Me: “Uh, I don’t know yet!”   Setting Goals Can Be Difficult...