• We’re out to unleash the power of professional management. Here’s how we’re hiring technology to help us do it. | Aileron

We’re out to unleash the power of professional management. Here’s how we’re hiring technology to help us do it.

2022-02-15T15:14:01-05:00Aileron News|

Like many organizations, Aileron has long understood that technology can and should play a role in our business. But what role? Technology can be hired to do an infinite number of things, but unless you know what you want technology to do for you, it’s difficult to know how to use it. That’s the question we’ve been chewing on [ Read More ]

  • 3 Insights Mailchimp's CEO Learned in Course for Presidents | Aileron

3 Insights Mailchimp’s CEO Learned in Course for Presidents

2021-11-29T10:20:34-05:00Aileron News, Culture, Feature, Leadership, Strategy|

Aileron sees business owners from all walks of life and all industries come through our doors. We’ve seen professional management transform $2M family-owned small businesses as well as $200M large corporations. Recently, Course for Presidents alumni and CEO of Mailchimp Ben Chestnut was featured in NPR’s How I Built This. During his conversation with Guy Raz, [ Read More ]

  • Financial Flashback: Looking Back at the Financial Forecast of 2020 | Aileron

Financial Flashback: Looking Back at the Financial Forecast of 2020

2021-02-03T10:36:57-05:00Aileron News, Business Structure, Culture, Leadership, Strategy, Uncategorized|

Thoughts from Lindsey Bahr, Director of Finance and Administration  Leveraging the power of transparency to release fear in uncertainty When the COVID-19 pandemic began, many of us were thrown into uncertain and stress-provoking situations. Those situations can stir up fearful and worrisome thoughts: Am I going to lose my job? Will there be enough cash to make it through [ Read More ]

  • I Can't Believe in 2020 ... | Aileron

I Can’t Believe in 2020…

2021-01-12T10:20:27-05:00Aileron News|

2021 is officially here, and with it comes a sense of hope for a new year full of health, happiness, and prosperity. To begin the new year, Aileron held an all-team kick-off meeting where the team was asked to complete this sentence as it applied to their experience of last year: “I can’t believe in 2020…”. The first theme [ Read More ]

The Next Normal: Reopening Aileron’s Campus

2021-02-04T15:30:28-05:00Aileron News, Culture|

June 1, 2020 Thoughts by Sara Wiggershaus, Client Services Manager Today Aileron is opening our doors (granted, in a much different, limited, and nuanced way) for the first time in more than two months. It’s a day we’ve been looking forward to for weeks, and one we’ve been planning for since we initially closed our building back in March. [ Read More ]

Reflections from Aileron’s Team

2020-05-30T13:51:42-04:00Aileron News, Business Structure, Culture, Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development, Strategy|

June 1, 2020 The Next Normal: Reopening Aileron’s Campus Thoughts by Sara Wiggershaus, Client Services Manager Today Aileron is opening our doors (granted, in a much different, limited, and nuanced way) for the first time in more than two months. It’s a day we’ve been looking forward to for weeks, and one we’ve been planning for since we initially [ Read More ]

Shifting My Perspective: How My Aileron Internship Taught Me to Love the Process, Not the Destination

2022-03-31T14:51:32-04:00Aileron News, Culture, Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development|

Aileron is a very unique place. Whether it’s the people, the campus or just the mission we live by, there’s something here that gives people a certain feeling when they leave campus – myself included. Having spent over a year here as an intern, I’m not only leaving my Aileron experience with that can’t-quite-put-your-finger-on-it, magical feeling, but with a [ Read More ]

  • Reflecting on Six Months of Aileron Growth

Reflecting on Six Months of Aileron Growth

2022-03-31T14:49:31-04:00Aileron News, Leadership|

A common phrase at Aileron is, “A lot happens in an Aileron week.” You can only imagine what happens in six months. In this post, Aileron’s Assistant Brand Manager Megan Hershberger shares what she’s learned since joining Aileron in May of 2019.  Nothing Is More Powerful Than Community. Growing up in a small town, I was automatically born into [ Read More ]

Evolving the Aileron Community

2019-09-25T10:08:05-04:00Aileron News|

Looking Ahead to Lead, Change, and Get Better Together Dear Aileron Community, We have a phrase we use often around here: “A lot happens in an Aileron week.” It’s astonishing how just five days can change so much in your businesses, your lives, how we do things, and the way we all work together. That’s partially an outcome [ Read More ]

Celebrating 10 Years on Campus

2022-03-31T14:52:19-04:00Aileron News|

"Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years." (Bill Gates) In April of 2008, we opened our campus and began providing a place specifically designed for leaders to plan, think, and advance their business. We thought about our people and about our community. We dreamed of the leaders that would [ Read More ]

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