Posts Categorized: Culture Spotlight

Jehangir Mehta – Stitching Stories into Service

Brent Herrig © 2012

“They’re not necessarily going to remember anything about their meal in my restaurant, but they will remember how we made them feel.” Jehangir Mehta believes in people. We’re discussing how he runs his restaurant, how he hires and trains, and what drives him, and he veers back to tell stories of times he has impacted… Read more »

Tanya Holland – Equality through Diversity


“Lead by example to make the work you do elevate those around you.” Tanya Holland runs a no-nonsense kitchen, working collegially alongside her staff to create an egalitarian culture among her staff. Holland believes in organization and accountability from inventory to production to the quality of the experience of her customers. She believes in working… Read more »

4 Team-building Board Games to Bring Out For Game Night


Team building activities are some of the best ways of bringing employees closer together and fostering unity. Meals, sports events, yoga classes — these are all amazing ways to build teamwork and communication, but what if you’re on a budget? Board games are another great way to do so, especially if you’re a relatively small company and don’t want… Read more »

The Secret Behind Cogo’s Creative Culture


As you already know, we’re all about great workplace culture here at Aspire. We’re extremely lucky to work with companies that are the best of the best at creating those cultures, and Cogo Labs has one of the coolest cultures we’ve ever seen! The Boston-based venture accelerator is home to a unique platform of proprietary… Read more »