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Is “Purpose” the Most Important Feminine Attribute of Leadership?

#ADayWithoutAWoman Today is International Women’s Day, and this year, #ADayWithoutAWoman. The goal of both movements is to demonstrate the economic impact of women in the workplace and to call out areas of inequity in order to create a more inclusive…

B Corp Leadership Development conference

Last year, Future State became one of the 1,700 Certified B Corporations from more than 130 industries and 50 countries with one unifying goal – to redefine success in business by becoming a B Corp.

Meet the Peeps: Eric Lamothe, Director of Finance

Today we introduce one of our most playful team members, Eric Lamothe, who joined Future State as our Director of Finance last September. Eric describes himself as a “full-on nerd” and dedicated Sci-Fi fan (think Star Wars, Star Trek) who…

Meet the Peeps: Kevin Jordan, Director, Project Management Office

Today we celebrate the outstanding efforts of Kevin Jordan, who joined our team last year as Future State’s Director, Project Management Office. Over the last 10 months, Kevin has demonstrated a tremendous ability to design, direct and execute complex programs…

Social Impact—A Little Goes a Long Way in Attracting Millennials

My husband is a science teacher at a low-performing and often-neglected San Francisco middle school. There’s a noticeable lack of parent involvement in the school, which, among other things, limits its ability to enrich students’ learning experiences through educational field…

Meet the C-Suite: Introducing Chief Solutions Officer Leila Lance

Of the many thrilling innovations at Future State over the last year—new offices in Oakland and our B-corp certification among others, the appointment of three remarkable women to our chief leadership roles is surely one of the most significant. Last…

The Legacy of a Women-Led Firm

Thirty-four years ago Meryl Natchez, then a young mother and writer, founded TechProse, a technical writing consulting company. Twenty-two years ago Lynette Phillips, then a recent college graduate, interviewed with Meryl for a technical writing position at the firm. Twenty-one…

The Future of Work – Insights from Clarizen@Work2015

I was lucky enough to join hundreds of IT and Project Management leaders at the Clarizen@Work 2015 conference in San Francisco this week. I shared Future State’s story of how we use Clarizen to support our client work. I also…

From our CEO: A look back at 2014

We kicked off 2014 with a renewed focus and clarity on what we needed to do to move toward our own future state. Guided by our own vision statement, “We enable extraordinary visions that positively impact the world,” we’ve worked…

Reflections from Sonoma State Job Seeker Workshop: The Importance of Mentorship

As a company, Future State loves to give back to the Bay Area community, so when I was asked to speak to students at Sonoma State University, my answer was a resounding yes. I collaborated on leading an afternoon workshop…