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Archive for May, 2020

3 Ways That Leaders Can Foster Creativity While Working Remote

By: Sarah Musgrove, Co-Founder of The Bench   With scientists and public-health experts telling us that we should only return to the office in waves, we know the workplace won’t start to look like it did in January 2020 for at least a year. This begs the question… As creative professionals, is it really necessary to be in the same room together, or can we still produce high-quality, creative work at a distance? I believe that with the right agency leadership and structure, creativity can still flourish while people work from home. Here are 3 ways to help your teams […]

Celebrating Two Years

History of The Bench By Jennifer Houston and Sarah Musgrove   How it all began. On a rainy morning in January of 2018, ex-coworkers Jennifer Houston and Sarah Musgrove met for coffee overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Hermosa Beach, California. Jenn and Sarah met four years earlier while both working for an experiential marketing agency in Los Angeles.  Throughout this meeting, both Houston and Musgrove swapped war stories of how the eco-system between the agency | brand relationship was breaking down, they shared their experiences of burn out, layoff’s, low margins, the inability to never say no, missed vacations, loss […]