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We’re hosting a Launch party at HQ next week. With mostly guys in the office, we have suffered a few setbacks in regards to party planning. For example:
Kumar (Founder): So, next Friday, we’re having a party. Should we get some food?
Eddie (Pizza lover, New Yorker): We should get pizza from Stella Rossa.
Kumar: Pizza? Isn’t this suppose to be a classy event?
Eddie: It’s not what you’re thinking. Stella Rossa has classy pizza.
Jen: What are we going to put the pizza on, assuming they come in boxes?
Kumar: Hmmm, yea that could work.
Jen: (Pause, looks up)
Jen: I’m just trying to picture walking into a party with pizzas on butcher paper. No, we shouldn’t do that.
—All nod in agreement, yes to pizza. Jen makes a note reminding the team to purchase plates for the pizzas.–
Jen: Well we could have black and white cupcakes, too. That’s classy.
Kumar: (Looks at Crumbs Bake Shop’s website) $4.50 for a cupcake?! No way.
Jen: If we get the mini sampler, it’s cheaper.
As you can see we’re working with two guys who know very little about parties, and a girl who spent the last year of her life in Albania. We’re struggling to say the least!
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Rush49 is gearing up for our hard launch in February! Our team wanted to launch with a bang, so we decided to host a Happy Hour shindig at HQ! We are in the throes of party planning, website improvements, social media blasts, sales calls and countless emails. Needless to say the office has been a little wild! So wild, we have become a bit outrageous with our ideas.
Outrageous idea numero uno: We’re considering buying a gong. That’s right a gong. The first question that should come to mind is, “Why would Rush49 need a gong”? We think it would be a stupendous incentive for sales. Picture this, each time the sales team finalizes a deal, they ring the gong. I mean let’s get real, who wouldn’t want to hit a gong?
What do you say, should Rush49 buy an office gong?!