Culture

July 13, 2016

Persuasion and the Power of 3

Persuasion is defined as “the act of causing people to do or believe in something”. The power of persuasion is having the ability to convince someone to do, believe in or act on something. The power of persuasion is all […]
April 18, 2016

Lending Support Any Way We Can

It’s not uncommon for Summit Group to want to give back in some capacity, whether it be collecting canned goods for a local food bank or donating time at a homeless shelter.  No matter what, we want to be there […]
March 16, 2016

A true friendship will last a lifetime

Both the United States and Japan are fortunate to have maintained such a strong relationship and have the Cherry Blossom trees in Washington, D.C. and American dogwood trees in Japan to symbolize this enduring friendship.  As many know, the Cherry […]
December 3, 2015

It Only Takes a Little Time to Make a Big Difference

Last night nearly 20 associates from the Summit Group-DC office ventured to Capital Area Food Bank located in Washington, DC to assist with Warehouse Wednesday. As CAFB’s website states, each Warehouse Wednesday volunteers help sort and pack food that is distributed to hundreds of […]
November 24, 2015

For Us, Giving Back Isn’t Seasonal

Around this time of year, you often hear that this is the “season for giving”; however, giving back to those in need should be something we are in the habit of doing all year long. Summit has shown gratitude for […]
November 23, 2015

Do You Have Joy in Your Job?

Hardly seems as if those two words would ever be seen within the same sentence but certainly you can have joy in your job– and in fact should have joy in your job.  Before figuring out if you are experiencing […]
August 12, 2015

Sweden in the Park Kicks Off!

On June 12, the Embassy of Sweden brought a new event showcasing Swedish Culture to Dupont Circle National Park. Swedes and Americans alike gathered in the park for music, festivities, and fun before kick-off of the Women’s World Cup Soccer […]
April 14, 2015

WORKPLACE CULTURE – What is it? Is it really that important?

Our Summit Self-Assessment Survey, shared during our last Open Forum, spoke of our workplace culture.  I think that so many Summiteers don’t really know what a workplace culture is, so I researched and wanted to address that issue!  The unofficial definition […]
August 7, 2014

Summit Group Visits Children’s National Medical Center

It’s no secret that our To-Do lists are long and schedules are tight, but once in awhile, it helps to take a break (and a deep breath) to appreciate what we have.  Summit Group has made that a major initiative […]
June 16, 2014

Sweden Hits the Road with a Little Help from their Friends at Summit Group

I consider myself very fortunate to work with clients who introduce me to public outreach events I may not be familiar with, events I’ve never heard of, or creative ideas they want to implement which never crossed my mind.  In many […]
June 2, 2014

Taking Time to Help Those in Need

If you have the ability to help those in need, then what’s stopping you?  That’s how our client, DelCor, has seen it for the past 12 years as they continue leading several local companies in their Annual Community Food Drive […]
March 12, 2014

Collaboration: No longer just a super cool buzzword

One of the Summit principles is Collaboration. By definition, collaboration means “to work with another or others on a joint program or project.” In real-life, collaboration means so much more in the workplace. Employees, or departments, must collaborate in today’s fast-paced […]