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Jake Blocker

Jake Blocker
Jake Blocker creates and executes marketing initiatives for Interaction Associates (IA). He’s involved from initial ideation to the creative development and the analysis of the results. If you were to merge the left and right brain into a job, you would have Jake’s role at IA.
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Time is Precious, Stop Wasting it in Bad Meetings

I’ve written before on the good and bad of meetings. You know, corporate America’s favorite pastime. So, I thought I’d..

Lessons I Learned from RuPaul About Conquering ...

Photo Credit: RuPaul Charles poses for a picture at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, September 19, 2021. (Mario..

4 Tips on Outwitting Your Imposter Syndrome

It was midnight on October 21, 2022, and I had just poured myself a cup of Tazo’s Glazed Lemon Loaf Hot Tea (highly..

An Introvert's Survival Guide to Meetings

Years ago in a previous role, I recall sitting in a meeting room (an ACTUAL meeting room, remember those?). There were..

Ask IA: How Do I Get Focus Back When Meetings Go ...

As a project manager, I tend to lead 10-20 meetings each week. While I do make an effort to set my meeting up for..

Stop Stressing, Start Delegating

How are you currently feeling at work? Overworked, stressed, and constantly feeling that you’re behind? For many, this..

What Baking Taught Me About Running Effective ...

April 10, 2020. I was supposed to be a few days into a relaxing vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico but was instead in..

Six Insights from Working Together Across ...

Interaction Associates and Vantage Partners hosted The New Norm: Working Together Across Distances & Differences on..

IA Recommends: Overcoming Zoom Fatigue

It's 2:00pm and you're on your fourth online meeting of the day. The coffee that got you through the morning has worn..

Why Are We Meeting?

A few years ago, I attended a meeting at my previous company entitled “Marketing Update.” This wasn’t our weekly..

Meeting Roles - Infographic

Meeting roles define who will take responsibility for performing meeting functions. You don't need to use all the..

4 Tips to Productive Online Meetings

Picture this, you're in an online meeting and catch yourself checking your email or working on another project, you've..

Your Office Set Up Can Change Your Work Life

The desk. If my basic math calculations are correct, this is a place you may call home for upwards of 950 hours each..