Ideas That Evoke® – a digital, social and public relations agency serving clients in the beauty, salon professional, lifestyle and luxury industries – was certified as a “freedom-centered workplace” by WorldBlu, a company specializing in developing flexible, democratic workplace culture. The Madison-based agency was one of 20 organizations from around the globe on WorldBlu’s 12th annual list of Freedom-Centered Workplaces. Ideas That Evoke was recognized as one of the world’s most trend-setting companies in areas of thought leadership, employee innovation and agency growth.
“As an agency, we take pride in providing our employees with the tools and strategies to meet personal and agency success,” said Kelly Ehlers, Founder and President of Ideas That Evoke. “We’re honored to be certified alongside well-known brands across a variety of industries who share our passion for exhibiting a freedom-centered approach and represent the cutting-edge of organizational design.”
“Consideration for this top honor is assessed following the company’s completion of a rigorous assessment evaluating their practice of organizational democracy at an individual, leadership and systems process level,” said Traci Fenton, Founder and CEO of WorldBlu. “The certified brands are showcasing they are advocates for transformational change in the workplace and beyond.”
In the last two years, Ideas That Evoke has been identified as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur360™ List, a premier study delivering the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America. Evoke also received back-to-back recognition on the Inc. 5000 list, a collection of the nation’s most competitive emerging businesses, and ranks as the No. 8 Top Company in the State of Wisconsin.
Since 2006, WorldBlu has awarded 160 organizations impacting over one million employees worldwide with this title. Honorees were eligible for certification after completing an assessment evaluating their practice of organizational democracy as an individual and at a team level. By applying, institutions from all sectors confirmed their operation for at least one year with 10 or more employees and $1 million in annual revenue.
All organizations on the WorldBlu List of Freedom-Centered Workplaces will be recognized at an awards ceremony at WorldBlu’s Freedom at Work Summit on October 22-23 in San Diego.
For additional details on the WorldBlu List of Freedom-Centered Workplaces and the companies recognized, visit: worldblu.com/certified
About Ideas That Evoke®
Ideas That Evoke® – a social media, digital and PR agency located in Madison, WI – was recently named the #325th Fastest Growing Private Company in America and 4th Fastest Growing Company in WI by Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 List. The agency, founded by Kelly Ehlers in 2009, is rooted in solving business challenges through the innovative use of social media, influencer marketing and disruptive creative. To learn more about Ideas That Evoke, visit www.IdeasThatEvoke.com, like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter.
Founded in 1997, WorldBlu is a global academy and community of leaders and organizations committed to freedom and democracy in the workplace.