This is the place to be inspired, find helpful tools, and connect with the community.

Ernie Harwell said it best. When you set out to do something, put your whole self in it, and make life an adventure. Being part of a growing business is a complex thing. Here is a place to pause for a minute — read something interesting, and find helpful tools to support you with those tasks in your job that are complicated and ever-changing.

Put out once a month, each issue contains things to ponder, community connections, timely resources, and important announcements.

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march 2024 newsletter coverMAR 2024: Going with the flow • Helpful Resources



Screenshot 2024-02-28 at 11.38.18 AMFEB 2024: Your Greatest Act of Love | Sapient names isolated #1



jan 2024 newsJAN 2024: Our Truest North | The Art of Impossible, by Steven Kotler – Virtual Book Club Workbook | The ROI of isolved


dec news coverDEC 2023: Textiles of Our Lives | Creativity



2november 2023 newsletter coverNOV 2023: Japan’s 72 Microseasons | The Art of Impossible



oct-news-45-coverOCT 2023: “Future Library” | The Art of Impossible | Celebrating Danielle!



sept-2023-newsletter-coverSEP 2023: Virtual Book Club: The Art of Impossible | Welcome, Dawn!



j2une-2023-newsletter-coverAUG 2023: Virtual Book Club: The Art of Impossible | BPR New Initiative



Screen Shot 2023-07-20 at 10.44.49 AMJULY 2023: Blueberry Picking Guide | Platinum Press Spotlight Interview


Screen Shot 2023-07-20 at 10.49.27 AMJUN 2023: Finding Joy | Summer Mocktails | Good Reads



Screen Shot 2023-06-06 at 9.53.02 AMMAY 2023: 100+ Women Who Care in Asheville | Virtual Book Club Final Chapters


Screen Shot 2023-05-10 at 3.56.30 PMAPR 2023: A Poem for April | Asheville Amadeus Festival Deets!



Screen Shot 2023-05-10 at 3.51.24 PMMAR 2023: Emotional Agility Tools | Yay, Dynamite!



Screen Shot 2023-03-02 at 10.29.02 AMFEB 2023: Serendipity | Book Club | isolved ranks #1!



newsletter-jan-2023JAN 2023: Comet Viewing Guide •  Book Club: Psycho Cybernetics


newsletter-dec-2022DEC 2022: Kick Off 2023 in a Virtual Book Club • Support Local Baseball



newsletter-nov-2022NOV 2022: Join the Circus •  Platinum Group Finds a New Home




newsletter-cover-sept-2022SEP 2022: New Giving & Volunteering isolved Feature



newsletter-cover-august-2022AUG 2022: When a Gift Gives Back • A Very Special Announcement




may-2022-newsletter-coverMAY 2022: Lives We Live, Impressions We Leave •  isolved People Cloud



april-2022-newsletter-cover.2APR 2022:  Patience • LEAF! • Helpful Resources



march-2022-newsletter-coverMAR 2022:  Did You Know? • Helping Ukraine through Art • Helpful Resources


FEB-2022-image-cover-smallFEB 2022: Making the Impossible Possible • Upcoming Asheville Events • Helpful Resources


january-2022-cover-smallJAN 2022: Here We Gooooo! • Spotlight Interview: Tom Heck, Leadership & Team Coach


december-2021-cover-smallDEC 2021: In Lost Things Finally Found | Community Spotlight | Helpful Resources



nov-2021-cover-smallNOV 2021: Holiday Spice! • Community Goodness • Helpful Resources • Gratitude



oct-cover-smallOCT 2021: When the Moon Hits the Sky • Solving Complex Problems • Helpful Resources



sept-cover-smallSEP 2021: In These Tiny Moments • Solution Spotlight • Helpful Resources


july-cover-smallJUL 2021: Shed New Light • Surprise Inspiration: Ted Lasso • Helpful Resources


jun-cover-smallJUN 2021: Kick Back Before You Grow • Small Business Leader of the Year – Michael Murphy


may-cover-smallMAY 2021: Unwritten Language of the Inca • In-person & Virtual Must-sees • Helpful Resources


april-cover-smallAPR 2021: In the Curl of a Breaking Wave • The Power of Learning


mar-cover-small-2021MAR 2021: In this very moment • Support Local! • Client Spotlight: Dynamite Roasting Company


dec-2020-cover-smallDEC 2020: Fresh Eyes • Support Local! • 2021 Trends


nov-2020-small-coverNOV 2020: Mending Fences • An Optimal Hiring Approach • COVID-19 Webinar Series • Helpful Resources


oct-2020-coverOCT 2020: Ponder Employee Retention COVID-19 Webinar Series Helpful Resources


sept-2020-coverSEP 2020: Wonder Optimal HR Keeping Up with the Team Helpful Resources


aug-2020-coverAUG 2020:Resilience Solutions Spotlight Client Spotlight Helpful Resources


jul-2020-coverJUL 2020: Kids Tools for Remote Work Keeping Up with the Team Helpful Resources


jun-2020-coverJUN 2020: Rebuilding Community Community Spotlight: Diamond Brand Gear 


april-coverAPR 2020:  Perspecitve Client Spotlight: BimBeriBon Keeping Up with the Team Helpful Resources


march-2020-coverMAR 2020:   COVID-19 Webinars  Client Spotlight Translating Nature into Art Helpful Blogs


feb-2020-coverFEB 2020:  Harmonious Communication Client Spotlight: Asheville Salt Cave Quietude


jan-2020-coverJAN 2020:  The Moment Time Stands Still • Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack • MANNA • 20 Years!


dec-2019-coverDEC 2019:  Reflection • Cultural Events • Partner Highlight • Helpful Blogs


nov-2019-coverNOV 2019:  The Expansiveness of One • Client Spotlight: BUCHI • Important HR End-of-year To Do’s


sept-2019-coverSEPT 2019:  The Power of Many • Into the Hive • Growth & Celebration • Accounting Prep


aug-2019-coverAUG 2019:  Simplicity • Connection • isolved Update • Leadership  


Screen Shot 2021-11-10 at 3.47.38 PMJULY 2019:  A Trip to the Moon • A Night at the Ball Game • Platinum Update



jun-2019-coverJUNE 2019:  COBRA Made Simple • Chamber 5K • isolved New Release


Contributing Authors & Editors …
Julie Miles
Platinum Group
Michael Murphy
Platinum Group
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