Building a Mindset for Big Ideas

Annie L Malarkey
Oct 7, 2019 · 2 min read

At WeTransfer, we’ve always tried to be a different kind of tech company. We build tools that are designed to make the most of your time and keep you moving through your creative process, so you can focus on what matters. When we launched WeTransfer Pro earlier this month, we unveiled a way to share your ideas with bigger impact and more control.

But we also know that building those big ideas takes focus and a clear mind free of distractions.

In a world full of pings, slack messages, and a glorification of hustle culture, it’s hard to build the mindset and make the space to get the work done. In last year’s Ideas Report, nearly three-quarters of people who use WeTransfer cited distractions at work and from social media as the main things keeping them from reaching their creative potential.

That’s why today we’re announcing an exciting partnership with our friends at Headspace. Now, when you sign up for a year of WeTransfer Pro, you’ll get an entire year of Headspace on us.

I’ve been using Headspace for over a year, and I’ve noticed a significant difference in the way I react to those pings and news alerts. I’ve built a newfound resiliency that allows me to organize my day better and focus on what needs to get done.

And I’m not alone. I’ve had a chance to get to know the science team at Headspace, who has proven that this works. Headspace decreases stress, improves focus, and increases compassion, which we could all use a little more of right now.

To me, the best thing about this partnership is how it came to life. We first met the team at Headspace when we began meeting with potential partners to join forces and make an impact in our local Los Angeles community. Together with Headspace, we raised the money to forgive nearly $30 million of medical debt for those facing financial hardship in the city of Los Angeles.

It was then that we realized that our two companies have many shared values. We both believe in building tech that puts people first to make our customer’s lives and work a bit easier. We’re excited that this offer will be the first of many initiatives as Headspace and WeTransfer come together to help move ideas forward.

WeTransfer

WeTransfer makes tools to move ideas across the creative…

WeTransfer

WeTransfer makes tools to move ideas across the creative spectrum: editorial platform WePresent, mobile app ‘Collect’, slide-making tool Paste®, sketching app Paper®, and WeTransfer.com with 50 million monthly users and over a billion files sent each month.

Annie L Malarkey

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WeTransfer makes tools to move ideas across the creative spectrum: editorial platform WePresent, mobile app ‘Collect’, slide-making tool Paste®, sketching app Paper®, and WeTransfer.com with 50 million monthly users and over a billion files sent each month.

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