Categories for Inspiration

Paving the Path for the Next Generation: Braven Chicago Summit 2019

Caitlin Stankus

Our next generation of leaders, Gen Z (born 1995-2010), will emerge from everywhere, and will continue to transform the future workplace (more so than Millennials). They have only experienced a high-tech, hyper-connected world, where information is at their fingertips, a Google search away. Because of this, Gen Z will bring a new set of behaviors, expectations and preferences into the workplace.

Lead with Less: Kindle Diversity & Inclusion Advocacy

Caitlin Stankus

I recently journeyed to the 2018 Seattle Interactive Conference (SIC), where there was a lot to soak in. My fellow Kindler and I were drawn to SIC to interact and engage with leaders who share values we strive to meet at Kindle every day: a commitment to excellence, curiosity and respect for all. SIC is a two-day conference where creativity, technology, business and culture converge, and it didn’t disappoint.

Sparking Ideas with Chicago Ideas Week


How do you keep your creative edge sharp? Maybe you take a creative writing class or attend a marketing seminar. Maybe you find unique ways to give back to your community or attend talks by motivational speakers. The answer for Kindle, and many other Chicago creatives, is all the above and more. Luckily, there is one week each year that we can experience it all at once—Chicago Ideas Week.