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This Week’s HA Jamz Harvest

By Shereen Masoud-Jointe, Account Executive (Europe)   What do honeybees, lemons, feet and tomatoes have in common? The HA Jamz playlist, for one. This week’s list brought together some seemingly disparate elements, but we like it “just the way it is.”     31.  Honeybee — The Head and the Heart 32.  The Sore Feet …more

HA Jamz Mix of The Week

By Shereen Masoud-Jointe, Account Executive (Europe)   In arguably the most eclectic week of HA Jamz yet, the wide range of Hoffman’s music tastes really came through:   27.   Stay Beautiful — Taylor Swift 28.   Money Money Money — ABBA 29.   人间 — Faye Wong(王菲) 30.   Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3 — Ian Dury …more

HA Jamz Brings Out Our Sensitive Sides

By Shereen Masoud-Jointe, Account Executive (Europe)   From smooth, slow instrumentals to hip hop with contemporary socio-political commentary, this week’s playlist additions put us in touch with our feelings.   22.   Feels So Good — Chuck Mangione 23.   Walking In The Snow — Run The Jewels 24.   Symphony No. 2 in D Major — Jean …more

Mood Boosting Tunes of the Week

By Shereen Masoud-Jointe, Account Executive (Europe)   Music has kept humanity going through difficult times around the world, and this week was no exception. I present to you the next set of HA Jamz, chosen by our very own Hoffmanites:   17. Be Alright — Ariana Grande 18. Part II — Vivien Yap 19. Dove …more

This Week’s HA Jamz Roundup

By Shereen Masoud-Jointe, Account Executive (Europe)   The tunes continued rolling in this week with some sounds from around the world — including Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Lebanon, Canada, and even a rom-com soundtrack fave from the U.S.       12. 數字人生 — George Lam     13. I Say A Little Prayer — …more

Storytelling Through the Universal Language

By Shereen Masoud-Jointe, Account Executive (Europe) With everyone from the office working remotely these days, it’s easy to feel disconnected. As a way to build camaraderie from afar — and enhance our musical repertoire while we’re at it — we’ve started to put together a “HA-Jamz” global playlist. Each day, a person from one of …more

Six Storytelling Books

By Elisa Zallio, Account Executive, Hoffman Europe   There’s no such thing as “too many books.” If there’s one bad habit I don’t mind my parents passing to me, it is book hoarding. As I write this blog, I have some 200 in my childhood home in Italy. Will I regret my collection when I …more

A Human Touch in PR

By Matthew Medlin, Account Coordinator   Science and art. At first glance, it might seem like the two are on opposite ends of the spectrum. But glances can be deceptive. When it comes to PR, at least, science and art are working together, brush and pen in hand. Or keyboard, as the case may be. …more

Seven Stories: Tragedy

By Chris Owen, Director, UK . It’s time to explore the second of our seven basic plots: tragedy, where the protagonist is a hero with a major character flaw or a great mistake that is ultimately their undoing.   The age of Blockbuster Ah. The good old days. Walking into the local video rental store …more