stablekernel-sky-squid

SkySquid Teaches Us the Value of Playing at Work

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The stable|kernel team takes their work very seriously. In fact, our very name nods to the importance of building mobile applications on precise, stable foundations because, without them, our software and our clients’ futures are at risk.…
staying-hungry

3 Things Free Soloist Alex Honnold Teaches Us About Staying Hungry

The first Saturday morning in June, before most of us were even out of bed, 31-year-old Alex Honnold crested the 3,000-foot peak of Yosemite’s El Capitan as a free soloist - a feat of such significance that expert climbers have likened it…

What's in a Name? And What the Heck is a Sky Squid?

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April is a big month for stable|kernel. This year marks our 4th anniversary and in an age when 90% of startups fail, we know each hard-earned year of growth is worth celebrating. There’s no shortage of pundits espousing theories on the 90:10…

How to Foster a Growth Mindset

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Fostering a growth mindset may be the most valuable thing you can do this year. You'll soon gain a full understanding of what it means to embrace a growth mindset and you'll be given the tools to practice this skill at work in order to keep…

Transforming HR is 2017’s #1 Job Trend: What Can You Do to Keep Up?

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Andrew Chamberlain, Chief Economist for Glassdoor, recently shared with Fast Company that the #1 Job Trend for 2017 is the transformation of Human Resources into People Science thanks to the long-awaited arrival of new, data-driven tools. Now,…
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STOP Doing Annual Reviews and START Doing These 4 Things Right Now

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You’ve been there, right? You’ve felt the special dread that accompanies an invitation to annual performance reviews.Or perhaps you’ve lost hours of your life typing up what feels like a defense of your continued employment? You are certainly…
hiring the right people

Do You Have The RIGHT People In The RIGHT Seats In Your Organization?

Recently the topic of “Are you hiring the right people to do the right things in your company?” has come up with some other business-owner friends of mine. Admittedly, this is a question I grapple with as well. As a small business owner,…
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Integrity: Showing Our True Colors

As an organization of 21 people in a hyper-growth mode with many fresh perspectives and varied experiences coming together to exist as one, developing a company of value and virtue has taken precedence as we move forward. In keeping…

All Good Things Must Come to an End

This phrase basically sums up my feelings about concluding a 13-week internship at stable|kernel. Indeed, it was a good thing, a really good thing for that matter. But all good things must come to an end. I speak from a seasoned intern perspective…
stable|kernel third anniversary

stable|kernel Celebrates Success with Third Anniversary

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Today is stable|kernel's third anniversary and along with this significant milestone, we are introducing a new industry research division. stable|kernel is an Inman Park-based mobile app design and development company specializing in enterprise…
stable|kernel's Words to Live By

stable|kernel's Words to Live By: The Year of Values

At the end of last year, I was substantially moved by Stephanie Zamora’s piece in the Huffington Post titled, “Choosing Your Guiding Word for 2016.” She argues that many of the resolutions we adopt with the intention of transforming our…
dream

A Dream Without Accountability is Only a Dream

This morning, I walked in and noticed the sign that said "Lobby Boy says:  First we drink coffee, then we do the things," sitting next to a way-too-large picture of the lobby boy from the Grand Budapest Hotel. And I just busted up laughing. I…