Category Archives: Culture

Why I Love XD Throwdown
When given the opportunity to explain Design Thinking in action at the first XD Throwdown, I seized it immediately!
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The Takoda team of developers
1904 Startup Life
Why finding a nurturing environment is key to launching startups. They say it takes a village to raise a child.
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How ‘Code with Pride’ is building a stronger LGBTQ+ tech community in STL
Code with Pride is an affinity group, hosted by LaunchCode and 1904labs, that aims to help underrepresented groups succeed in
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Seeing the Startup Mindset in Action at PickHacks 2019
So many young people today are interested in technology, but there’s sometimes a lack of opportunities for them to get
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1904labs Accessibility Training: How Accessible Technology Benefits All Users
What inspired Italian inventor Pellegrino Turri to build one of the world’s first typewriters in the early 19th century? It
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How Companies Benefit From More Women in Technology
I’ve noticed in recent years that more people are beginning to focus on women in technology. Over my career, I’ve
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Alisha Truemper is recipient of 1904labs’ annual Tickled Pink Award!
We’re happy to announce that Alisha Truemper is the winner of our third Tickled Pink Award. 1904labs gives this award
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Hacking New Opportunity and Hope
This year’s Talent Showcase was a day to remember. Hear from an important supporter of the program, Everett Johnson, on
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We Won!
Personal Victories: Lessons from Winning a Hackathon “We Won!”
When I saw these two simple words in my teammate Beau Herndon’s LinkedIn post the day after our latest Hackathon,
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Happy New Year (& National Technology Day) from 1904
1904labs is always harnessing technology in the smartest and most innovative ways possible. So, then, what better day to reflect
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Why We’re Calling GlobalHack7 a Win: One Developer’s Perspective
Globalhack VII was, as expected, an exciting way to spend a weekend! The good people at 1904labs helped make it even
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Growth Culture – No Choice But to Succeed
Growth Culture – No Choice But to Succeed Transcript We have no choice but to be a successful company because
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Growth Culture – A Nurturing and Challenging Environment
Growth Culture – A Nurturing and Challenging Environment Transcript It requires a very delicate balance between a challenging and nurturing
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Growth Culture – Path To High Performance
Transcript Focusing on growth, you’ll get performance. You know if you focus on performance you may not get growth; both
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Jared Parker is Awarded 1904labs Second Tickled Pink Award
We are excited to announce Jared Parker as this year’s recipient of our “Tickled Pink” award. Jared is the second
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1904labs Year 2 In Review
1904labs year 2, just like our first, went fast.  As the saying goes “time flies when you are having fun”
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Covey Conclusion
Sean Walsh, the Co-Founder of 1904labs, talks about his experiences with Covey in the office. TRANSCRIPT:I’ve made adopting the book
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Living the Habits
Sean Walsh, the Co-Founder of 1904labs, gives examples of how 1904labs team members use the habits. TRANSCRIPT:I noticed also people
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Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw
Sean Walsh, the Co-Founder of 1904labs, explains that everyone deserves to be respected and understood. Sean Walsh, the Co-Founder of
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Habit 6: Synergize
Sean Walsh, the Co-Founder of 1904labs, explains that everyone deserves to be respected and understood. Understanding does not equal agreement.
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Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
Sean Walsh, the Co-Founder of 1904labs, explains that everyone deserves to be respected and understood. Understanding does not mean agreement.
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Habit 4: Think Win-Win
Sean Walsh, the Co-Founder of 1904labs, explains that life is not a zero sum game. We can all “win”, and
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Habit 3: Put First Things First
Sean Walsh, the Co-Founder of 1904labs, explains the importance of putting the most critical tasks ahead of all others. TRANSCRIPT:Yeah,
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Habit 2: Begin With the End In Mind
Sean Walsh, the Co-Founder of 1904labs, explains why it’s important to begin any task with the end in mind. TRANSCRIPT:Everything
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