Perspectives & Press

REMOTE WORK
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2020

Remote Working Tips

Remote Working Tips

Our team has spent the last six years building a fully-distributed agency. There have been a lot of learnings along the way, and we’ve been posting a tip or two a day on how to make the most of Remote Working for those of you who are new to this life. The full list of what we’ve shared is below.
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As Green Stone turns five this month, I wanted to reflect back on a few learnings I’ve had along the way. Hopefully, they help some of you who are considering your own leap of faith, as others helped me as I took mine.
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There is so much potential for companies when freelancers are embraced, encouraged and engaged in a relationship that transcends transaction.
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In my own experience and that of my colleagues who have lived the big agency life from manic start to feeble finish, we’ve seen the problem. It’s us. We are the reason we leave.
DESIGNING OURSELVES
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2018

Why Working Moms Shouldn't Play By The Rules

Why Working Moms Shouldn't Play By The Rules

Pumping milk in a grim closet three times a day (maybe crying, maybe on conference calls) is a working mom's reality.
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Tara talks to TheNextGag about why a full remote company is the way to go in 2018, how to become a brilliant UX Designer and life after big agencies.
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Very few of the problems that are holding women back from the C-Suite have been solved, but at least they are being discussed, and that conversation is a huge step forward.
PARTNERSHIPS
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2018

Boulder's minuteKEY Keeps It Local

Boulder's minuteKEY Keeps It Local

By any measure, Boulder’s minuteKEY has been wildly successful. The maker of key-making kiosks, founded in a decade ago in California, has been named one of America’s fastest growing companies four times running and raised over $110 million in equity funding including a recent $83 million round. And still, the company isn’t satisfied.
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PODCAST
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2018

Getting Out Of the Office

Getting Out Of the Office

Matt Walsh speaks about his insights into the limiting effects of traditional office culture on the ability to be our most creative selves.
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INTERVIEW
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2018

4A’s StratFest | Meet the Founder of Green Stone

4A’s StratFest | Meet the Founder of Green Stone

Matt Walsh discusses the company's evolution and the benefits we provide to our partners, clients and users at 4A's StratFest 2018.
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From one person flying solo to a global network of nimble, flavorful and entrepreneurial frontiersmen, we’re proud to announce the next chapter of the Green Stone story.
DESIGNING OURSELVES
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2017

FWA Interview with Matt Walsh

FWA Interview with Matt Walsh

Matt Walsh talks about his inspirations and the genesis of why he started Green Stone.
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REMOTE WORK
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2017

Reconnecting with Creativity

Reconnecting with Creativity

What if those same offices that we spend years of our lives in, and money on, are actually limiting our creativity?
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Matt Walsh on the idea of a remote workforce and how Green Stone empowers others to ditch the concept of buying the consumer’s allegiance
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How does the new model of untethered creative network mentality affect the doers, builders and thinkers - and in turn, the quality of the work?
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Matt Walsh, founder and CEO of Green Stone, believes today’s creative consultancies are broken and given the right organizational architecture, he can deploy far more creative, culturally-attuned and inspired results by removing the “room.”
CREATIVITY
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2017

How CMOs Can Author A New Creative Paradigm

How CMOs Can Author A New Creative Paradigm

As a CMO in today’s frenetic world, it is critical to have a multi-dimensional understanding of your audiences and their relationship to innovations, trends and cultural moments that seem to happen at warp speed.
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For those of us thriving in the modern untethered creative class, traditional notions feel like handcuffs. The antithesis of what makes for great work -- and a happy balanced, life.