Company Culture

December 20, 2017

Spreading cheer to NICU families with Project Mistletoes

The GCC team celebrated another year of support for families and their little ones staying for treatment in Houston’s Memorial Hermann Children’s Hospital NICU. The team hand delivered 108 gift bags to each family in the NICU, stuffed full of toys and other goodies to celebrate the holidays and bring a little cheer. Dubbed ‘Project […]


October 4, 2017

Work hard, play hard: a month of ‘Fun in Service’

When is the last time your department strategized how to add more playtime into your workday?  One of our teams truly embodied our core value “Enjoy the Ride” last month – kicking off a month of “Fun in Service”. This month-long initiative was designed to provide the entire customer service team with fun, team-building activities throughout the workday […]


August 17, 2017

DIY life: from dining tables to Nerf gun “armory”

There are DIY-ers and then there are DIY-ERS!!! Today we’re meeting a Home Depot / GCC associate named Stephen Nelson who has taken his curiosity about the world around him and love of building with his hands to really interesting new levels.  His woodworking projects are what caught our attention, but there is no limit […]


June 21, 2017

5 tips for women inspired to lead at The Home Depot and

Today, Home Depot / GCC Social Media Marketer Abigail Sawyer shares her thoughts on working in a company culture that empowers future leaders from all backgrounds, experience levels, and genders: Women in leadership inspire me!  I recently wrote about my experience attending Sheryl Sandberg’s Option B with my team and wanted to follow up with […]


June 21, 2017

Sailing our way to GCC team building

The GCC team regularly participates in team building activities to stay close as colleagues and learn how to work together in our day-to-day lives by stepping outside the office.  Trini Greenwood, our Senior Accounting Manager, helped organize a sun-filled team activity on the water: The GCC Accounting department lives and breathes our company core values […]


June 14, 2017

Resiliency and empathy – lessons from female Home Depot leaders and Sheryl Sandberg

A few words of inspiration from GCC Social Media Marketer Abigail Sawyer on being inspired by co-workers and the words of Sheryl Sandberg, read her 5 tips for future Home Depot and GCC leaders here too: I first heard Sheryl Sandberg speak four years ago when I was fresh out of college and brand new to […]


May 16, 2017

It’s a no brainer – the story of No Brainer Blinds

Keep It Simple, Silly.  Why over-complicate a buying decision when you can partner with a company that makes it easy for you  That’s the philosophy of No Brainer Blinds – the world’s first online store for blinds and shades. A little online window covering history for you, our CEO Jay Steinfeld launched No Brainer in […]


May 4, 2017

The Force Is Strong With These Employees

May the 4th be with you. Here at the Blinds Complex we like to have fun and dress up for important holidays. It’s easy to find Star Wars fans in the office and they aren’t afraid to show it. Star Wars lovers unite on #maythe4thbewithyou day. #blindsdotcomlife #officelife A post shared by (@blindsdotcom) on May […]


April 21, 2017

We run for fun – meet our GCC Green 6.2 runners!

  Have you pushed yourself to the max with your co-workers recently?  Members of our GCC Boost Club (the wellness committee at recently ran the Green 6.2 marathon qualifying race and had a great time doing it! So, why run the 6.2 mile with folks you see in the office everyday? Gene:  It […]


July 28, 2016

What’s it like? A day in the life of a intern

The team loves working with  interns in many of our departments – they bring fresh eyes and new perspectives to our project teams.  Read on to learn what one intern, Meghan Forest, experienced during her time at the Blinds.complex: When I was offered the role of Company History and Culture Curatorial Intern for […]


June 13, 2016

Initiation through humiliation? How welcomes new hires to the family!

Here at we have a tradition very near and dear to our hearts for employee onboarding… welcoming our new hires (view our play list here)! At each SayJay (our weekly all-hands company meeting), a group of new take the stage and either tell us all a joke, sing a song, or do a dance. […]


May 6, 2016

Fresh paint and new blinds, partners with Rebuilding Together Houston

This month, the team participated in a charity construction event for Rebuilding Together Houston – helping a lovely Houston couple named Mr. and Mrs. Douglas.  Read on for what our fearless event leader Kara Holland had to say:  We painted the home and refreshed the yard of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas; it was so incredible to help the […]