Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in our new We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. A Childlike Curiosity As a young child in Southern California, Jen Roop‘s father encouraged her to investigate her own solutions to any questions she had; at 10 she was even put in charge of sourcing paint colors and painters’ … Continue reading Meet Jen Roop: An Investigative Problem Solver
Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in our new We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. A Hardworking Youth Growing up as the youngest of eight children in Los Gatos, CA, Tricia McKinney learned the value of hard work at a young age. She’s been working since she was 15 and put herself through college … Continue reading Meet Tricia McKinney: A Creative, Driven, & Outside-the-Box Thinker
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in our new We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. California Dreamin’ Gretchen Harding is confident she has found the ideal state, and she should know; born in Indiana, her home states have also included Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Florida, and New York. After an unfulfilling … Continue reading Meet Gretchen Harding: An Analytical & Curious Navigator
We hosted our very first Lunch & Learn event this past Friday at The Pad in Menlo Park and as a result of our community being so fabulous it was a rousing success! A hearty thank you to all our consultants and collaborators who helped make the event so lively! It’s always fun getting so much … Continue reading EM Marketing Lunch & Learn: A Resonant Afternoon
A Response to the NY Times Article, “Why You Hate Work“ [EXCERPT] The way we’re working isn’t working. Even if you’re lucky enough to have a job, you’re probably not very excited to get to the office in the morning, you don’t feel much appreciated while you’re there, you find it difficult to get your most important … Continue reading Why Our Consultants Love Work
Editor’s Note: This is the third in our new We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. Eastern Education As a kid Jennifer Stansbury enjoyed the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest, but went to college at Cornell, where she double majored in Political Science and French. She spent her junior year studying abroad in France … Continue reading Meet Jennifer Stansbury: A Collaborative & Results-Driven Communicator
A quick thank you to all our great consultants and collaborators for making it to our New Year’s Party last Thursday night. It’s fun to get all this incredible marketing, design, and business talent into one small room. We’ll do another one soon and if you have any comments or suggestions for future events, please let us … Continue reading EM Marketing New Year's Party – Hope Your 2015 Is off to a Good Start!
Editor’s Note: This is the second in our new We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. Silicon Valley Native A Silicon Valley native born and raised in San Jose, Audrey Tracy took a circuitous route to marketing. In college she studied science and environmental issues. Then she scored an internship at a local PR firm, … Continue reading Meet Audrey Tracy: A Jill-of-All Trades
Editor’s Note: This is the first in our new We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. Achieving the American Dream Growing up in Vilnius, Lithuania, Ruta Jaks always wanted to study in the United States. Despite her mom urging her to pursue economics, Ruta was 21 and studying journalism when she enrolled in a … Continue reading Meet Ruta Jaks: A Detail-Oriented & Diverse Skill Set
I’ve been doing business as EM Marketing for over 5 years now and I get this question all the time. I wish I had something clever or even better, brilliant to say, so instead I sometimes tell people it doesn’t stand for anything. Well the truth is that it stands for Earth Monkey. That’s my … Continue reading What Does EM Stand For?