Echo's Blog

Support Local this Holiday Season

The holiday shopping season is almost upon us and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, it can be easy to forget the small local businesses that keep our community thriving. We are so lucky in Vermont to have so many wonderful local businesses to meet anyone’s shopping list – what’s better than being able to support our local economy and buy thoughtful gifts that will light up everyone's faces on your list? Gift Basket with Local Vermont Favorites When you think of quality, local Vermont products the first thing that comes to everyone’s mind is maple syrup, cheese, and

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Getting Started with Smartsheet

If you’ve never used a platform similar to Smartsheet before, we understand it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Whether your team is using Smartsheet for project management, a project management office (PMO), budget and resourcing, content management, and more - once you have a grasp of the system, Smartsheet will empower you and your team to move faster and achieve more with their powerful core capabilities and premium add-on products. Just like anything you learn, your best learning path will depend on your learning style to determine what suits you best. Here are some resources our team

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Ditch your New Year’s Resolutions for SMART Goals

Studies have shown that approximately 80% of New Year resolutions fail – we’ve all experienced this at some point or another. Who hasn’t created a resolution to give up sweets only to find yourself munching on leftover holiday goodies just a few weeks later? Albert Einstein declared, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.” So then why do we make resolutions year after year expecting different results especially when it

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Switching Up the Model to Support Women in the Workplace

As National Women's Small Business month wraps up, it's a time for us to reflect on what it means to be a small women-owned business and the culture and values we strive to provide at Echo Consulting to contribute to the growth of women in business. 

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