5 Things I’ve Learned Since Joining Trendline Interactive

5 Things I’ve Learned Since Joining Trendline Interactive

A little over a year ago, I was invited to Austin to see what some professional acquaintances had built, and to see if there was a fit for me. Today is the one-year anniversary of my first day on the job at Trendline Interactive. In a lot of ways, it doesn’t seem like it’s been that long. Here is what I’ve learned in that time. 1) A group of alpha personalities can work together marvelously. Starting at the top, and going all the way to our newest hire, we are a company full of strong personalities. But we’re lacking one key ingredient that causes groups like this to fail: ego.  Don’t get me wrong, we all know what we’re capable of. But we are all pulling in the same direction, and egos get put aside to do great work. It’s a remarkable thing to be part of. 2) Small companies are awesome. Prior to Trendline, the smallest company I worked for was a ski...
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A Recap of the 2015 Trendline Interactive Email Summit

A Recap of the 2015 Trendline Interactive Email Summit

This last week, the entire Trendline Interactive team (minus one on maternity leave...) traveled from across the country to our headquarters in Austin for the Trendline Email Summit — three days of sessions, socializing and general mayhem. This is an annual tradition for us — a time to come together and see some familiar faces, as well as put some faces to new names and voices. This year, we also invited a few partners to experience Trendline Interactive culture and get to know us outside of a business setting. The summit is a great time to celebrate another successful year and see where we're heading. With an ever-growing company, the logistics of getting everyone to the same place increases year after year, but it's invaluable to experience some face-time with people we're often working with day-in, day-out. It's also a fantastic (and rare) opportunity for some group photos! Here is our outstanding QA team:   The Account folks who keep us heading in the right direction...
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