Archives: Leadership

Super Powers of an Introvert

I read a book a few years back called Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. Cain argues that, we live in a culture that is biased against introverts. Instead of embracing their serious, often quiet and reflective style, they are encouraged to act like extroverts—those assertive, • Read More »

Productive Leaders

The Challenge of Leadership As every leader knows, the transition from individual contributor to leader – whether you’re promoted within a company or you’ve started your own business – comes with a unique set of challenges. Chief among them: Maintain how productive you used to be. Talent and experience help us become critical or influential contributors • Read More »

President’s Note on Fastest-Growing Private Company Award

You guys are amazing. You’ve done such a phenomenal job in the past three years making a positive impact on our clients and each other. Being awarded the #1 PSBJ Fastest-Growing Eastside business is a direct reflection on the hard work and dedication you have all taken to execute at a high level and take • Read More »

Mornings at Blueprint

For many people, 9 a.m. marks the start of their work day, which is preceded by rolling out of bed about an hour before. A slow march of tired-eyed zombies make their way toward the company coffee machine as they trickle into the office. The typical conversation over the magical brew that seems to bring • Read More »

PX: How Consumers Will Transform Health Care

PX: Patient Experience. Blueprint’s metric for how patients perceive the quality of their relationship with health care providers. As they have with retail, banking, travel, transportation and hospitality… consumers are going to transform health care and PX is the metric we use to gauge how consumers/patients evaluate the quality of their experience with providers, facilities and insurance • Read More »

Adversity and Excellence

At Blueprint, we do something that seems a little contradictory. We encourage our team to be uncomfortable. We embrace, rather than run from, adversity. We do this because we believe that taking risks and overcoming obstacles results in better work, more creative minds and more resilient people. We know how much more rewarding a victory • Read More »