Co-Founder & PartnerStories Incorporated
Member Since April 2022
Lauryn Sargent is a co-founder and partner at Stories Incorporated, experts in organizational storytelling that attracts candidates and engages employees for leading and emerging employer brands. Before quitting her job to start Stories Inc., she was in talent acquisition for eight years. There, she realized the power of storytelling to best communicate culture. With a net promoter score of 100, she's proud of the company she and the Stories Inc. team are building.
Oct 11, 2022
I’m relentlessly grateful to everyone on our team, for every client who has trusted us, and to every cheerleader along the way.
Sep 22, 2022
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Even if you're self-funded, there are affordable ways to recognize and reward your team for a job well done. For a bootstrapped startup, giving monetary rewards to show appreciation to stand-out employees might not be possible in the very beginning. But there are other kinds of rewards and ways of recognizing hard work that experts have found make a larger impact than money. From shout-outs in all-hands meetings to creating dedicated "kudos" Slack channels, startup founders have created innovative and effective ways to show their appreciation for their employees' hard work without going over budget. Below, a panel of Fast Company Executive Board members provides their best cost-effective ideas for recognizing employees for their excellent work.
The old adage may be "A picture is worth a thousand words," but today, the stories your people have to tell are worth 50,000 corporate statements.
Stories Incorporated are experts in culture communication. First, we uncover powerful stories from your team members about their employee experience. These stories collectively show what’s unique about your culture. Then, we bring those stories to life through a variety of media and connect them to your brand messaging, values and purpose. We deliver content libraries full of engaging pieces, optimized for each channel you’re building. Learn more at https://storiesincorporated.com/work/