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Cozy

2019-12-09T17:19:04+00:00

The concept of Hygge peaked in 2016 but, as we move into the 2020 winter season, we are reminded that the feeling of warmth, contentment, and well- being is still ever present. Pronounced “hoo-guh,” the word is Danish in origin and translates to cozy, and winter is the most hygge time of the year. It can be used as a noun, verb, adjective, and compound noun and is present in the small things in life – but particularly it is a psychological state or feeling of warmth. Louisa Thomsen Brits, a British-Danish writer, casts hygge as a state of mindfulness: how to [...]

Cozy2019-12-09T17:19:04+00:00

Cause for Pause:Take Time to Evaluate Your Branch Image and Brand

2019-09-09T18:48:11+00:00

Quick. Name every piece of furniture in your living room. Think hard. The easy ones come fast—sofa, end table, even light. Not quite as dominant as furniture but a big part of the picture as well are accent pieces and accessories: books on the end table, the art on the wall, the color of the frames, etc. They are hard to recall. It’s a phenomenon that happens to us all. A room becomes so familiar that, in a sense, we stop seeing it for what it is. Now, apply the same test to your branches and operations centers. Tired paint? [...]

Cause for Pause:Take Time to Evaluate Your Branch Image and Brand2019-09-09T18:48:11+00:00