Client Love Languages
February is the month of love! It’s the time to sprinkle value and appreciation to your family, coworkers and yes, even your clients. A happy and healthy client-agency partnership is more than the business transaction. After all, providing a quality work product is table stakes. At The James Agency, we know that cultivating a personal […]
How TJA stays accountable while working from home.
Navigating new territory as a small business. We’re all in these uncharted waters together. Thousands of employees with little to no telecommuting experience are suddenly working from home with 24 hours of family, significant other or alone time. While there’s no shortage of helpful articles on how to set up a routine to maintain a […]
How to use decision filters to prioritize your life.
In good company. TJA has the good fortune to welcome inspirational individuals into our fold. They share their hard-won knowledge so we can benefit from their expertise. During our most recent quarterly huddle, the whole company came together to review our wins and strategize for the upcoming months. Speaker and entrepreneur extraordinaire, Russ Perry of […]
2019 Year-in-Review highlights
Let our work speak for itself. 16 times on the podium: Entrepreneur 360 | 2019 Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America AZ Central Top Companies to Work For in Arizona, Small Company Phoenix Business Journal Best Places to Work in the Valley MarCom Award | Web Video/Marketing | Travel Costa Mesa MarCom Award | Web […]
Five things my TJA internship taught me about being an agency pro
I’m going to take a wild guess and say that if you are reading this blog post, you aren’t planning on retiring any time soon. Chances are, you are a young professional looking to get a leg up on the competition by reading some quality insider content from those in the know. That’s where I […]
Should you bring your dog to work? Absolutely, yes. But also, maybe not.
Let me get a couple of things out of the way: One, I am more than fortunate to work at TJA. I’m able (and encouraged) to bring my dog to work and we consistently employ people who love dogs. Two, my dog is the best dog. (HI, BAILEY!) Okay, the second point is debatable, but […]
Technological Disadvantages: 9 Experiences My Children Will Never Have
One night as my family was watching a Netfllix movie, the TV froze and my four-year-old said to his younger sister: “Cora don’t worry, it’s just buffering.” This coming from a kid who can’t tie his own shoes. Whether we like it or not, our children’s upbringing is, and will continue to be, very different […]
The Evolution of a “Millennial” From The Power of Leadership
Here’s what’s been on my mind. In April, I will have been at TJA for two years. It feels like I walked in for the first time yesterday. Throughout the interactions, conversations, multiple failures and learning opportunities, there has been a recurring peeve of mine that I didn’t realize I had until it surfaced. Millennials. […]
Arizona Foothills Magazine’s Best of Our Valley 2019
Voting is now open for Arizona Foothills Magazine’s Best of Our Valley 2019, and we need your help to win! To vote, simply log in using either your Facebook or Google+ account and click on the links below to cast your vote for team TJA. You can vote once a day per category until voting closes on Friday, November […]
Don’t Say No to PTO
As the sole proprietor of a growing agency and mom to a four year old and an almost-three-year-old, I’m always trying to achieve the magic work/life balance ratio. I also know that it is not always realistic to effectively achieve this balance, especially in our industry of tight deadlines, childcare unknowns and last minute fire […]