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Living our core values

Gearbox Core Values

Corporate bumper rails.

In the marketing industry—and, no doubt, most industries—life can feel like a succession of deadlines. We go from one to-do to the next. The flurry of it all has the potential to make us veer off course or forget why we do what we do. 

Core values keep us on track. They’re like corporate bumper rails that keep the ball spinning in the right direction. Our core values constantly remind us how fortunate we are to be entrusted with a company’s brand. They also put our priorities in plain view. This can save us from missteps when we’re rushing to make decisions or when we’re stuck at a significant fork in the road. Lastly, they’re a daily reminder of who we are when we’re at our best. That doesn’t happen every single day. But if we can live them most days, we’re geared for good things. 

every client.

We put the client at the center of everything we do. Our goal is to surpass expectations. Every time. Clients trust us to move their brands forward. We take that seriously. That means not settling for easy solutions. We push our own boundaries and go above and beyond to deliver exceptional results. We aim to be our clients’ go-to partner..

the feeling.

We feel lucky and honored to do what we do, so we never take it for granted. We bring passion, positivity, humor and curiosity to the workplace. When we do, our energy is contagious. It attracts amazing talent, clients and partners. It fuels our success and our clients’ successes. Every day is an opportunity to experience and remember the exhilarating feeling of giving life to creativity for the greater good

Help each
other thrive.

Above all, we’re a team. We give everyone credit for our wins and share the responsibility for our losses. We show up for each other, act with empathy and respect, and treat everyone like the most important person in the room. We’re intentional about creating an encouraging, caring and supportive environment—for ourselves and our clients. We value each other and invest in each other’s growth.

Be the

We strive to discover the next big idea, innovative solution, and break-through strategy.  We know we’re only as good as our last big success, so we never coast or phone it in. We approach problems from a different angle, act with purpose, and invest in the future. We push ourselves and our clients out of our comfort zones to create more meaningful results.

Do the
right thing.

We approach business decisions with integrity and honesty. Our goals are guided by a strong moral compass. We deliver what we promise, and we only work for and with people and companies that contribute to the greater good. We don’t sacrifice long-term outcomes for short-term gains.

Do your core values align with ours?

If you’re looking for a long-term, transparent and authentic marketing partner who will keep a steady eye on values like ours, connect with us. Together, we’re destined to do great things!

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