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HA Jamz Brings the Drama — From the Arena to the Boardroom

By Shereen Masoud-Jointe, Account Executive (Europe)   We all have that song in our repertoire that we turn to when we need a good cry, or for when we just gotta let loose, or to get pumped for the day. This week, our colleagues shared the tracks that really put them in the zone — emotionally, …more

HA Jamz with a Dash of Nostalgia

By Shereen Masoud-Jointe, Account Executive (Europe)   From hearing a song for the first time in an H&M store, to interviewing a favorite musician at a Swiss music festival, to returning to childhood classics — this week, our colleagues took us back with their song selections.   36.   Love Will Come Through — Travis 37.   Changes …more

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

The Act of Being Nice

People tend to underrate being nice. Some might even consider being nice is a sign of weakness. As the Brooklyn Dodgers manager Leo Durocher famously put it, “Nice guys finish last.” I don’t believe that was true in 1946, and I definitely don’t believe that’s true today. In today’s environment, when we cross paths with …more