A fridge full of beverages

Magic! (the Whiteboard, not the Gathering)

I’ve previously blogged about what it’s like to keep our office kitchen stocked. The TL;DR version is this: I make multiple trips weekly to Costco and Target and buy a whole lot of LaCroix.   Yes, it’s true that we consume a lot of food…

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Benefits and Jenafits and New Hires, Oh My!

Here at Rustici Software, we are really spoiled. Working at a company that continually and intentionally does its best to support and take care of its employees with a benefits package including the following already feels almost too good to be true including 100% paid…

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Rustician Spotlight: Joe Donnelly

We thought it would be fun and interesting to spotlight some Rusticians and present you an interview-style conversation about what it’s like to work at Rustici Software. We started with Joe Donnelly, who is someone that we fondly like to refer to as a Rustici…

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Photos of our new office

We moved about a year ago... basically across the street from where our old office was located. Our new space is beautiful, and ever-so-slowly over the past year we have added some personal touches (and inside jokes) to the space as we continue to turn this…

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Fueled by Costco (and a lot of LaCroix)

[caption id="attachment_2087" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] We tried to come up with a funny caption for this photo. The winner was ‘Area Dad Worries About Grocery Bill.’[/caption] A big part of my role as Office Manager is to make sure that Rustici Software employees are happy and…

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More of the same

Welcome to week one of the post-acquisition Rustici Software world. I just thought I’d take a moment here to discuss one of the reasons we agreed to sell Rustici Software to LTG, because it’s not all about the money. Mike and I were seeking investment…

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Big news from Rustici Software

Today, I want to share a piece of news that’s really exciting for us. As of this morning, Rustici Software has been acquired by Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a publicly listed learning technologies agency made up of specialist digital learning businesses. As a part…

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Thanks Rustici Software

A Full Fun Summer It’s been a summer full of work, fun, food, and friendship. Many ping pong battles have been fought, cries of agony and celebration over code, and slow enjoyable summer nights hanging out after work. It hasn't just been a summer job,…

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Rustici staff at the May 2015 Cookout

Everybody’s Special

A lot of my time is spent on calls talking to people about Tin Can. Sometimes the person I'm speaking to is just interested in Tin Can generally or wants some advice, and other times they are interested in finding out more about one of…

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The Intern Life at Rustici Software

The Rustici Software internship is more than just a summer job. Our weeks aren't just days filled with boring busywork. From Monday to Friday we are doing work that counts, as well gaining more knowledge everyday. From the moment we step in the office in…

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Circles of Tolerance

If you'd like to download a pretty PDF version of this blog, click here. Summary: Organizations often stifle behavior to reduce interpersonal conflict, thereby creating a sterile, uncreative, lifeless work environment. Interpersonal conflict caused by varied personalities is a real problem as organizations grow. The…

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Tip Tap Trio

They say the best things in life come in threes, and I tend to agree. The best times in my life are marked by three separate but equally exciting events. In 2010, I graduated college, moved to Nashville and got my first real job here…

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