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Care About Sustainability? Make Your Content Valuable.

April 22, 2021 | Tags:

In a post about optimism in the early days of COVID, our CEO said “As optimists, our job is to address the challenges in front of us and to adapt to this new ‘best possible world.’” Our philosophy on optimism influences everything we do, from how we approach our clients and our work to our […] Read More

A COVID Reality Check

February 5, 2021 | Tags:

Every Friday afternoon, I hold a company-wide Zoom meeting. We begin with a review of the latest news on COVID. New developments and understandings set the stage for what we talk about. Like most businesses, our plans for the future track closely with developments in the ongoing pandemic. That future is hard to plan for […] Read More

Learning to Listen

January 22, 2021 | Tags:

This past Monday, the More Vang staff participated in a day of learning to celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. COVID concerns kept us from gathering for a service project, so we chose a book to read as a group and then held an online discussion on the topic of systemic racism. It was […] Read More

Words and Their Consequences

January 8, 2021 | Tags: ,

On Wednesday morning, I was finishing my latest blog post. It was a predictable message, noting the odd human habit of taking stock of oneself on New Year’s Day and developing a plan for personal improvement. My resolutions email seemed appropriate and clever—right up until Wednesday afternoon. The events that occurred on the grounds of […] Read More

Back to the office. What am I missing?

October 30, 2020 | Tags:

I did something strange on Wednesday. I woke up, took a shower and drove to the office. The traffic was light, and many of the construction projects I once cursed have been wrapped up. It was a pleasant and familiar experience in a strange new world. The office was as I left it, although a […] Read More

Crafts, Crayons, and Holiday Glee

December 19, 2019 | Tags:

The kids are sitting in a scattered circle on a green rug decorated with bugs and flowers when we walk in. They’re moving about with restlessness, eyes rapt with anticipation. After a few attempts to assemble (and calm) the kids, we eventually get everyone split amongst three stations–well, almost everyone; a few kids ricochet between […] Read More

Get to Know More Vang: Kelly Kornmann

December 2, 2019

As you know, there are three business divisions at More Vang: Create, Code, and Make.  Kelly Kornmann is a Product Specialist in our Code division, focusing primarily on Mythos. She programs client projects, handles product demos, and works on features that will make our tools better and easier to use. Kelly majored in Cross-Media Graphics […] Read More

Practice empathy and #embracetheswamp

October 15, 2019 | Tags:

We’ve talked a lot recently about the meaning of empathy and how we use it to do our best work. You can read more about our thoughts on empathy here, here, or here. (We might have a slight obsession.) As part of our “campaign for a better understanding of empathy,” we’ve decided to have a […] Read More

Get to Know More Vang: Rob Leake

October 10, 2019

If you are a More Vang client, chances are you have exchanged an email or two with Rob Leake. Rob manages our Print Project Management team and handles a volume of work that would make your head spin. He majored in Graphic Communications at Clemson University, and in his seven years with More Vang, he […] Read More