Mary Allard, Director of Marketing Strategy at Porter Consulting

remotelyIt’s Monday morning and our team shuffles into the virtual conference room. They’re joining from the East Coast, the West Coast, the Mid West, South, Europe and the Far East. Some are probably wearing slippers and sipping from their favorite coffee mug instead of a takeout cup. The first folks to join talk about the weekend, the weather, kids. There are the sounds of life beyond the phone: dogs barking, contractors working on the house, neighbors power washing their siding. Today our French colleague spoke emotionally about the Paris terrorist attacks. Soon everyone is assembled; we settle down and begin the meeting.Read More →