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HBO’s Silicon Valley Gives an Invaluable Reminder: Get Outside the Company Bubble and Talk to Real People.

All summer we’ve been geeking out on the latest season of HBO’s Silicon Valley. This week’s episode highlights a challenge companies face when looking to simplify their products, sales, and […] Continue Reading

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Honoring Valentine’s Day is our chance to say how much we ❤ and appreciate our clients, colleagues and friends. We are not alone. With people in the U.S. spending some […] Continue Reading

Are We Still ‘Mad Men’ at Work? Skill, Stress & The Modern Office

“Mad Men” came to a close last May but we still find ourselves referencing the series whenever we think about business life in the days of yore. The show had a […] Continue Reading

Anomalisa Paints a Sad Portrait of the Customer Service Industry

A movie that probes the human condition using the customer service industry as a loose backdrop? Why not! This week, Team SBR went to see Anomalisa, a stop-motion animation film […] Continue Reading

What Tetris Teaches About Breaking Through Procrastination

There are a number of creations from the 1980s that we would prefer to keep locked in the antiquity closet (shoulder pads and side ponytails come to mind). But our […] Continue Reading

Build a Memory Palace to Deliver Your Next Presentation

I once heard a statistic that humans fear public speaking above death. In his standup routine, Jerry Seinfeld once said, “This means to the average person, if you go to a […] Continue Reading

51,150,000 Turkeys

The great philosopher Cicero reminds us that, “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.” On November 26th, nationwide we will gobble 51,150,000 turkeys […] Continue Reading

14 Year Flashback + 14 Lessons Learned

Today, 14 years ago, SBR opened our doors seeking to optimize performance and revenue for our clients in the complex product arena. Last week we celebrated with Team SBR. This [...] Continue Reading

Grapes Are Smarter Than You Think

As a company constantly on the move, SBR relishes every opportunity to visit San Francisco – and what trip to the Bay Area would be complete without wine tasting in […] Continue Reading

What Can Best New Restaurant Teach Us About Sales?

A few weeks ago Miami’s Dolce Italian won Bravo’s latest series, Best New Restaurant. While salivating over the dishes, we couldn't help but applaud the use of secret diners to [...] Continue Reading