EPISODE 83: Colin McIntosh of Sheets & Giggles

“We want to make sure work is additive to people’s lives.”
– Colin McIntosh

Sheets & Giggles doesn’t just make its clients’ lives comfier, the company also provides unprecedented support to its employees and community. Colin McIntosh, S&G’s CEO, joins Vicki and Kathy this week to talk about all things bedding, sustainability, and employee relations. Topics of discussion include: The rising sustainable bedding trend; How S&G came to be; S&G’s COVID-19 giveback initiatives; How the company’s products are made sustainably; Staying as green as possible; Colin’s background and why he decided to start his own company; Creating your perfect business model; How S&G maintains a fun company culture during quarantine; Employee appreciation benefits; Supporting employee mental and physical health during the pandemic; and CEO group therapy.

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Who’s Taking Care in Community this week:
Brooke’s Place

Social distancing helps save lives and flatten the curve, but it also creates a feeling of isolation. And when a child loses a loved one, it becomes very difficult for them to process their grief in a healthy way. Brooke’s Place has been providing support and resources to children, teens, young adults, and their families to thrive in the midst of grief for many years, and they’re not stopping now.

Through COVID-19, Brooke’s Place has kept the safety, health, and well-being of their community as their highest priority. The nonprofit now offers virtual support groups and teletherapy to its client community.

Thank you for taking care in your community, Brooke’s Place!

Taking Care in Community is brought to you by The National Bank of Indianapolis