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

Financial Flashback: Looking Back at the Financial Forecast of 2020

2022-07-08T09:56:54-04:00Aileron News, Business Structure, Culture, Leadership, Strategy|

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 ]

  • Running Your Business Chess

Run Your Business, Don’t Let it Run You

2022-03-31T14:58:14-04:00Business Structure, Culture, Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development, Strategy|

Working long hours, not getting enough sleep, eating food based on what’s convenient, and missing out on time with your family… These and other stressors can be draining for a small business owner: physically, emotionally, and mentally. At times, it may even seem you have to keep sacrificing your health for the sake of your business. But health and [ Read More ]

  • conscious conversations build bridges

Using Conscious Conversations to Build Understanding and Connection

2022-03-31T14:50:46-04:00Business Structure, Culture, Leadership, Organizational Performance, People Development, Strategy|

During times when it feels like difference is standing in the way of dialogue, lean into listening to better understand and communicate with each other.   At Aileron, we practice conscious leadership. It’s an approach to leadership that blends heightened awareness, suspended judgement, and intentionality to empower us to bring our best selves to every role, situation, and conversation. Conscious [ Read More ]

The Next Normal: Reopening Aileron’s Campus

2022-12-01T08:15:33-05:00Aileron 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 ]

Community Learning: Results of the Responsible Restart Community Insights Survey

2022-03-31T14:50:18-04:00Culture, Organizational Performance|

Aileron  is  driven by our values of  community  and transparency.  Just like you, we’re processing the world around us as it  unfolds,  and  we are interested in how you are adjusting  to  the  new  safe business  practices.   We created a survey to learn how our community is adjusting to operating their businesses according to the re-entry guidelines. Our goal was to [ Read More ]

Creating a “We” Culture During COVID-19

2021-02-04T15:28:48-05:00Culture|

April 29, 2020 Thoughts by Kristen Rhoads, People Engagement Manager If you play a hand in leading culture development for your organization, you may also be feeling like this time is one of the most dynamic, interesting, and some days, terrifying times in your career. On any given day, I myself have felt a mix of all of those [ Read More ]

  • Reflecting on Aileron's CFP

Reflections from Aileron’s Team

2022-12-01T08:15:33-05:00Aileron 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 ]

Riding the Emotional Roller Coaster

2023-02-15T11:19:50-05:00Culture, Leadership|

March 23, 2020 Thoughts by Joni Fedders, President of Aileron The past couple of weeks have been filled with ups and downs. Unfortunately, there’s no rulebook or blueprint for how to navigate a global pandemic, rapidly shift how you operate your business, and lead your team through mass, unprecedented, totally unexpected change. I’m feeling the pain. I’m struggling with [ 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 ]

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