25 years ago, Integrated Work was born out of Jessica Hartung’s vision that work and life go together, that a more humane way of leading organizations just might be possible. A lot has changed since 1998, and as we celebrate this milestone year, we are struck that learning together along the journey has made it possible. Every step of the way.
Celebrating 25 Years of Growth at Integrated Work
As Integrated Work marks its 25th anniversary this April, we celebrate how our past continues to shape our future as a human-first business that aims to serve as a force for good in partnership with clients. Through the years, our woman-owned and women-led business has grown to provide consulting services for building high-performing teams, providing retreat planning and facilitation, assisting with purpose-driven strategic planning, and empowering the next generation of diverse leaders to succeed.
Celebrating Earth Month — and Working for the Future of Our Planet Year-Round
In our partnerships with clients, Integrated Work co-creates solutions to help build a more just...
Jen’s Interview with Seth Godin
The team at Integrated Work has had the pleasure of working on The Carbon Almanac, a project launched by author and speaker, Seth Godin. Integrated Work CEO Jennifer Simpson recently spent some time chatting with Seth about her experience of this global collaboration project, as well as pondering why there is “resistance to self-organizing.”
Dare to be a Force of Nature
For me, this Earth Day is about doing what I can, supporting those who do the same, and looking for opportunities to do more. Taking action helps us to find hope as we work collectively to address environmental issues.
Collaborating for Global Impact
Author, speaker, and organizer, Seth Godin demonstrates how harnessing the power of collaboration can help overtake climate change in a soon to be published collective work, The Carbon Almanac.
JEDI-Infused Facilitation: Bodies, Power, and Intentions
We can create structures and interactions where everyone is seen, celebrated, resourced, and safe when we practice justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI)-infused facilitation. In this article, Darrie Matthew Burrage and Mikayla Branz share insights they gleaned by taking the time to reflect with colleagues on the body politics, power dynamics, and intentionality behind facilitation.
Peer Roundtable Convenings Support Community Health Centers Achieve Telehealth Excellence and Sustainability
January 22, 2021 marks the launch of an exciting peer learning series for over 75 providers of telehealth training and technical assistant (TTA) to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). The event underscored the richness of information and the power of collaboration when many voices pursuing a singular goal come together, in this case, to support FQHCs to more effectively implement telehealth.
Facilitation Skills that Keep Conversations Productive
Good facilitation skills can be applied in all kinds of meetings and circumstances, including strategic planning, peer learning and any kind of gathering where a diverse group of people come together to have a conversation that enables them to work toward a decision or a plan of action. For those who have been in the trenches, you know it is not easy to facilitate with confidence, grace, and courage. It takes time and skill building to create desired outcomes through the art of conversation.