Increasing 401k Plan Contributions – Our Successful Campaign

Posted On November 14, 2019

Showing off a bit of our work with an independent recordkeeper who we’re working with to increase plan contributions in test groups. This will be seen by 20-24 YO Males Enrolled in their plan. It will arrive to them via email and USPS on / near the same day. You should ask, “Is it working?” […]

Categories: Financial Services, Product Design, Work

The Gospel of Murder Point Oysters: How to build a boutique seafood business

Posted On August 20, 2019

Boutique businesses are all the rage. From craft beer and small batch bourbon to organic produce and specialty cheeses, small operations that reach and build followings among specific segments of the market are thriving in a number of industries. But seafood? How do you build a following for that? Our guest in a recent episode […]

Categories: Entrepreneurship, What's Working with Cam Marston, Work

Ghosting in the hiring process: Just because both sides are doing it doesn’t make it right

Posted On July 1, 2019

Have you ever been ghosted? You know, that’s when you’re emailing or texting with someone and they stop responding, leaving a question hanging or ignoring attempts to call them back in. Hello? Are you still there? According to an article earlier this year in Barron’s, ghosting has become prevalent in the job application process – […]

Categories: Work, Workplace

Xers are in peak years for work-related anxiety

Posted On June 3, 2019

Generation X is in its peak earning years, but it’s also in its peak years for work-related stress. MarketWatch.com recently shared findings that probably aren’t that surprising: Gen-Xers are significantly more stressed in their jobs than other generations. Fifty-four percent of Gen-Xers surveyed in a recent LinkedIn Learning study said they were stressed with their […]

Categories: Blog, Generation X, Work, Workplace

How a New Orleans music icon is still keeping it funky after five decades in the business

Posted On April 10, 2019

George Porter, Jr., has been playing music for five decades, starting out as the bassist with legendary New Orleans funk band The Meters and continuing with a number of different bands and sit-in performances with artists as diverse as Paul McCartney, David Byrne, Jimmy Buffett, Tori Amos and Patti Labelle. Now 71 years old, he’s […]

Categories: Podcast, What's Working with Cam Marston, Work

Even the NFL is having to adjust to a millennial workforce

Posted On April 2, 2019

All kinds of businesses and industries are having to adjust to the increasing numbers of millennials in the workforce. Some are quicker to adapt than others. It’s curious that an industry with a workforce dominated by millennials would be one of those more resistant to change. But in a business like professional football, where toughness […]

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Work, Workplace

Creating significance: How to sell young people on hard work

Posted On March 8, 2019

Have you ever heard that kids these days don’t really want to work? Do you often feel that way yourself? Our guest in the latest episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston” would disagree. Sid Sexton, founder and president of Daphne, Alabama-based Sexton Lawn & Landscape, has made a living – and a thriving business […]

Categories: Podcast, What's Working with Cam Marston, Work, Workplace

Women are fueling a resurgence in millennial household incomes

Posted On March 5, 2019

We all know the economic issues with which the millennial generation has been saddled. We’ve all heard the stories of millennials moving back in with their parents and struggling to make ends meet while paying off exorbitant student loans. But there is good news: According to the Pew Research Center, incomes are rising and millennial […]

Categories: Blog, Generation Y / Millennials, Wealth, Women, Work

Creating connections: The key to a happy workplace

Posted On March 1, 2019

Is it the job of an employer, or a workplace, to ensure that its employees are happy? Many Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers would argue that most employees should be happy just to have a job. Many millennials, however, will tell you that workplace environment is an extremely important factor to them in deciding where to […]

Categories: What's Working with Cam Marston, Work, Workplace

One way to survive lean times: Keeping your operation lean

Posted On February 26, 2019

When the housing market crashed in 2008, Mobile builder Rogers & Willard found themselves in the same situation as pretty much every other construction company in America. After the crash, the company limped through 2009 on only a third of the revenue it had enjoyed in 2008. Times were lean. But fortunately for Rogers & […]

Categories: Entrepreneurship, Real Estate, Recession Economy, What's Working with Cam Marston, Work

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