Read more about our "working out loud" approach
Follow along on this 3 part series in which we describe how we arrived at our current pricing model - From ‘How We Got Here’, to ‘How We Do It’, to ‘What We’ve Learned’!
Follow along on this 3 part series in which we describe how we arrived at our current pricing model - From How We Got Here, to How We Do It, to What We've Learned!
We are big fans of trying something out and pivoting if needed. Sometimes you just don't know how something will work until you try it out! So that's what we did when we instituted a new approach to team work last quarter. We knew we wanted to be working in with a more Agile approach and wanted to see what it could look like to be intentional about the process.
When Co-owners Sam and Kayleigh were first dreaming about what they wanted their company to experience, Sam had the idea to start a weekly time for dedicated learning. Though this time has gone through several iterations over the years, the idea of a team hike fit well with the vision to navigate through the mountain range of building a team and awesome work for our clients.
Our Head of Coaching and Co-Owner, Kayleigh Collins spoke about this in her session entitled, "Building systems that work for your people" at this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference (#NTC22) hosted by NTEN. The NTC had an incredible lineup of sessions and keynote speakers. OpenTent was excited to participate and share our knowledge and insights with nonprofit leaders and change-makers all over the country. We look forward to more opportunities to talk about the topics we love!
This article aims to explain OpenTent salaries clearly in a way that will supplement our job postings, share enough information without sharing too much externally, and provide education / inspiration for other companies.
Imagine what a company could accomplish if everyone lived in their zone of genius, constantly doing their best work at the right time with the right tools?
According to BetterUp, "One of the primary benefits of sabbatical leave is improved well-being." On the company side of things, it can also make a huge impact with improved retention, increased creativity and innovation and reduced cost of employee turnover. OpenTent wholeheartedly believes in this and created our own policy.
OpenTent is having our Team Advance, a chance for us to 'advance' our work, next week, April 4th-7th. We are excited to get together, have some fun, and learn and grow as OpenTenters!
We were delighted, but not surprised to see a CBS Sunday Morning segment covering Emma’s Torch and their incredible work.
How do you measure relationships? How do you value them? One of our engineers helped a client build out a portion of a portal that helps their preschool function smoothly and allows their teachers to teach. The client reacted with tears of joy and a personal invitation to their school’s incredible 2 acre goat farm.