Introducing about.me for Slack

At about.me, we’ve always been passionate about helping you create meaningful connections with other people from all over the world. Today, we’re excited to introduce the about.me Slack app.

For many Slack teams and communities, learning about your fellow team members can be difficult. We surveyed over 200 people who use Slack for small teams, communities, and more. We found that over 70% of teams don’t have an introduction channel, making it difficult to get to know other people in your Slack team.

Our Slack integration will help you seamlessly introduce yourself, learn about your team members, and create valuable connections within your Slack team or community.

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How One Digital Nomad Was Inspired to Make Life Easier for Everyone

While traveling, it was hard for Mischa Armada to find great places to stay. Mischa wants to fix that for fellow digital nomads.

After living, working, and traveling through Asia, Mischa was inspired to start StayAwhile, a startup that helps you find and stay in stylish hotel around the world for a flat fee. Mischa cofounded StayAwhile to help people like her. With the rise of remote workers traveling the globe, Mischa’s definitely onto something special.

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Creating a Luxury Jewelry Brand Through Networking and Sustainability

At first glance, it’s obvious that a piece of MONIQUE PÉAN jewelry is unique.

But what’s really special about this luxury brand is everything behind the jewelry. Monique Péan, the designer, created the brand not only to share her designs with the world, but to combine her love for philanthropy, design, art, travel, and business. Today, the business is run by Monique and her husband, Stephen Glass, and is supported by some of the biggest names in fashion.

We interviewed the duo to learn more about their inspiration, how they built a team, and their top three tips for anyone looking to start their own company. Read on to learn more about the beautiful designs of MONIQUE PÉAN and don’t forget to check out Monique and Stephen on about.me.

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How Students Can Discover Their Personal Brands

Whether online or off, we all have a brand.

From the moment you meet someone, they immediately begin to develop an opinion of you and they quickly discover what they can expect and depend on you for. Knowing this, the key to the “Personal Branding” puzzle is clear. If you know what you stand for, you can use the tools available today to guide others to form a clearer picture of “Brand You.”

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How Veronica Belmont Uses about.me

How do you use about.me?

For Veronica Belmont, her page serves as the place where she can show all of her different online identities.

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The Purposeful Travel Experience You Need to Know About

Amy Merrill is connecting the dots for what her generation needs.

As the Chief Everything Officer of Journey, Amy helps foster travel experiences that combine purpose, adventure, and community. Upon realizing that our generation wants to be a part of the story when it comes to social good, Amy knew she had found something good. From that realization, Journey was born.  

We interviewed Amy to learn more about the trials and tribulations of starting a company, what the future holds for Journey, and her advice for any future founders out there. Don’t forget to check out Amy’s page to learn more about Journey.

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From International Affairs to Interviewing: One Journalist’s Story

Daniel Giacopelli is familiar with the interview process. He’s just usually the one asking the questions.

Despite seeming like a natural on the mic, Daniel’s path to journalism wasn’t always so clear. Daniel had always aspired to be a diplomat. After completing his masters in London, he fell into a career with a magazine (and now radio station) he’d always admired. Today, he’s a New Yorker living in London and working as the creator, producer, and host of podcasts and radio shows for Monocle 24.

Daniel interviews some of the best and brightest across the world, so we decided to flip the script and ask him what he’s learned, what’s next, and even the story of how he got from A to Z. Don’t forget to check out Daniel’s page and his podcast, The Entrepreneurs.

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