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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Shout-Out Wednesday: "Amazing" Works Here

"She is hard working, efficient and her attention to detail ensures projects are completed correctly."




Greetings Folks,

Our clients love what we are doing for them. 

Here are some of the amazing things I am hearing about our motivated, team-oriented, passionate people. "Amazing" describes all that are mentioned here. I am honored to be in their company.


From Our Wall Street / Financial Services Clients

Christian – Financial Technology
"Kudos to Christian for exemplifying the FSO DNA and doing a great job. His passion to provide the best service is evident in all his does."


Ashlee – International Bank
Kudos to Ashlee Black for braving the elements to make it to the site during the snow storm a couple of weeks ago. Thank you so much Ashlee!"

Cristiane – International Bank
"Kudos to Cristiane for taking full ownership of her new role as Client Relations Manager. She has taken the lead to ensure her team is providing the best possible service. She has also taken the initiative to set expectations of her team for everyday tasks."


From The World's Largest Professional Services Firm 

Ezra  – Madison Avenue
"Kudos to Ezra for always providing prompt and efficient service. He handles every request with a sense of urgency and all with a smile on his face. His quick response is always appreciated."

Marlen – Madison Avenue
"Marlen was a great help in making sure that one of the floors at the client was fully stocked with supplies after an extended period of time. Marlen patiently and carefully went through everything to make sure that the department had all the needed supplies by close of business."

Elaine – Madison Avenue
"Kudos to Elaine for her continued support to our client and her representation of our “All Hands In” philosophy. Recently, she assisted in the planning and execution of an onsite conference. She also assists many of the projects that are in full swing due to tax season. She has offered her assistance time and time again with tasks that have strict deadlines. She is hard working, efficient and her attention to detail ensures projects are completed correctly."

Ezra – Madison Avenue
"Ezra is a great asset to the 35th Floor. He has assisted in booking meetings at three different locations as well as carried out other tasks asked of him. Ezra is approachable and willing to assist in anything and everything that is asked of him. His efficiency and responsiveness make the day of those around him go by so much smoother."

Kimberly – Madison Avenue
"Kimberly does a great job at welcoming all who arrive with a warm smile and high energy. She instantly makes everyone’s day as they arrive on site."


From Our AMLAW 200 Clients


DeCorrey – Dallas
"Kudos to DeCorrey for his great work on a special project. He worked very hard to ensure that the project was completed in a timely and efficient manner. He also ensured that everything was organized for presenting the very next day. His participation and work on this project are appreciated."  

Linda – Dallas
"Way to Go Linda for providing exceptional customer service on a daily basis. Her ability to always go above and beyond, and her attention to detail in all she does is appreciated."

Jennifer – Newark
"Jennifer has been very helpful as the client prepares for a big event. She has been assisting with anything and everything that has been asked of her. Her attention to detail and organization skills have been essential in preparing for the event."

Nadia – Newark
"Kudos to Nadia for her professional, friendly and upbeat attitude. She is a joy to have at the site and they looking forward to seeing her smiling face every day."


 At One Of The Big Four Mobile Communications Companies

Vince – Richardson
"Vince can always be depended upon to handle every request with urgency and efficiency. We are truly grateful to have him part as the team and provide great service."

Marco – Bellevue
"Marco continues to go above and beyond. Recently, without hesitation, he helped with a task when all the rest of the staff had already left for the day. He stepped up and helped out on very short notice. and were thrilled with his assistance."



Thanks fort taking the time to write to me about these gifted employees. The PERSONAL touch AND CARE that our clients complimented us on…this is what sets us apart.

I am always eager to hear more about how we are doing.

Have a GREAT day,


Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer

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 “To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.”
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Shout-Out Wednesday: High Marks For The FSO Team

"I’m very impressed with the responsiveness of this team and I really appreciate your commitment and willingness to jump in whenever needed and your desire to do whatever it takes to get the job done."






Good Morning Folks.

When a client takes the time to write about a great job and spends a moment to acknowledge something special that has been done, or from what they may hear from an end user, the individual and or the team have made that impact that differentiates us from any and all of our competitors.

Here's some feedback I received on the folks who serve our clients every day.


From Our AMLAW 200 Clients

Marcus, Ryan & Ty  – Dallas, TX
"Marcus, Ryan & Ty all received Kudos this month for consistently going above and beyond, especially in a recent after-hours emergency. Their quick thinking and response was key in this situation.They not only helped the sick person onsite but called 911 and stayed with the them until help arrived."

"An army of support snapped to the rescue this morning when I needed help. I can’t end my day without thanking this entire group for your responsiveness. That has to be the fastest conference room turnaround I have ever seen.   Many thanks."

Frank  – Dallas, TX
"Frank has done an impressive job at taking ownership of his position. His attention to detail assist in making sure that a task was done correctly. He informed the correct individuals and our client was incredibly thankful."

Chris W – Houston, TX
"Chris is an absolute joy to work with. He takes on any task asked of him with efficiency and professionalism. He is always up for helping in anything and everything he can." 


Marcus M – Dallas, TX
"Kudos to Marcus for taking the initiative and assisting in unpacking and setting someone’s new Varidesk. Marcus is always upbeat and shows a wonderful demeanor while delivering services to the client."

Nicole – Chicago
"Nicole's impact has been immediate. The site has been reorganized and kept in pristine condition. She has demonstrated amazing organizational skills and partners very well with others at the site. She has a great attitude and a sense of urgency in all that she does. We appreciate her work ethic and her willingness to support."

From The World's Largest Professional Services Firm 

Jasmine – Madison Ave.
"Jasmine not only greeted candidate coming into the office, but also made sure they were directed to the correct floor. She also made sure that the client was aware when the candidates arrived and where they could be found. Jasmine also demonstrated patience and understanding with all of the questions the candidates had."

Randy  – Madison Ave.
"Kudos to Randy for working very hard to ensure everything is in proper order on the 29th Floor. Everything from the bathrooms  to the pantry is always clean and organized.  His work is exemplary and very much appreciated by all on that floor."

 From Our Wall Street / Financial Services Clients

Chris – Algorithmic Trading
"Chris went above and beyond in tracking down a very important package at the client site. The package went missing and Chris made sure to exhaust all locations until the package was found and placed directly in the recipient’s hands. His dedication and tenacity is noted and greatly appreciated."

Orelbi – International Bank
"Oriel consistently provides great service to the client, exemplifying our company standards and qualities."

From The World's Largest Advertising Companies, NYC

Marcos – Madison Ave
"A huge thank you to Marcos for springing into action during an emergency situation at the client site. Someone fell and was injured on site and Marcos immediately assisted, bandaging the person’s knee and even staying with them until the ambulance arrived. HE is truly an example of the “All Hands In” philosophy."

Rosa & Jose – Madison Ave
"Rosa and Jose consistently go above and beyond in everything that they do. They truly exemplify the three P’s: Personal, Passionate & Productive."

Manny & Nicolle – Columbus Circle
"Great job to Manny and Nicolle for doing such a great job in helping the client during their Creative Boot Camp event. They were both very involved, engaged and delivered exceptional services and assistance."

From Our Clients In Property Management

Tiana  – 70 Greene
"Tiana goes above and beyond to ensure that the client is taken care of every day. She also takes time to pitch in and assist when she can to make sure everything runs smoothly."

At One Of The Big Four Mobile Communications Companies

Terence –  Bellevue
"Kudos to Terence for his great communication skills to the customer and he tireless work in making the impossible almost always possible."

DMarkiel, Musa, Terence & Ashton – Bellevue
"Great job to the team for going above and beyond on a high visibility project at the client site. Not only did they stay late the day before to set up but also step in the day of the event and ensured everything went off without a hitch."

From The NYC HQ Of The World's Preeminent Daily Newspaper

Re: Anthony 
"Anthony is a great asset to the site. He handles anything and everything that is asked of him with a spring in his step and a smile on his face. He also starts off every morning with reading everyone’s horoscope which starts the day off on a positive note."


Our success is all about our clients knowing they can always count on us, we will always be there for them, we care about their success and we would never let them down.

On behalf of the entire FSO leadership team, we are committed to identifying and driving change to provide the very best experience for our clients and employees. We will continue to evolve, innovate and change with the times to ensure we are exceeding your expectations in delivering phenomenal solutions that promise to take better care of the people, improve service, and reduce costs.

To those applauded today, thank for all that you do! The next time you see any of the folks above, please give them a “Shout Out” – for job well done.

Have a GREAT day,

Love Life!

Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer 

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Shout-Out: What I AM Hearing About FSO Staff...

"I can’t imagine how we could run without you."











Good Morning Folks,

Our success is all about our clients knowing they can always count on us, we will always be there for them, we care about their success and we would never let them down.


Here's what we are hearing about FSO staff:





Front of House Solutions
“I couldn’t be happier with my decision, when I walk in the door and present this building to my customers.”

"She has a very upbeat, can do personality and certainly provided the support that our Chairman needed while visiting the office for meetings."

"Her smiling personality and professionalism is always shining. She is willing to take the extra step to assist greets our guests and our employees.”

"This young lady clearly takes her job seriously and enjoys what she is doing. She greets me and my colleagues every morning with a smile and "how are you today? Can I do anything for you? Do you need anything?" It means so very much to have had you there to help. It just helps me start my day off right.”




Hospitality Solutions
"They have really done a fantastic job managing our concierge experience  at headquarters, and have completely changed the employee experience from day one.”

“They continually strive to go "above and beyond" to provide us with the most enjoyable experience. I've never had this type of great Customer Service and experience from the Office Services department before."

“Her excitement and sweetness is intoxicating. I was so proud to be there and am so proud to have her and her team represent our company.”




IT Solutions
“Whether related to locating and securing a conference room, or providing a GoToMeeting, or simply providing some necessary information, they always go above and beyond in a time crunching matter.”

"The money I save on temporary help alone made switching to FSO worthwhile.”

“Having Kelly represent us the way she does leaves a lasting first impression with our guests. She displays a genuine “brother at your side” commitment!"


“We had less than a month to do what the Chairman had been planning for a year… we had a limited budget…. and a space that can be challenging… and it all didn’t just work … IT ROCKED!”




Legal Solutions
“She is a motivated, self-starter, who is incredibly responsive to our lawyers, staff and clients in a very professional and friendly manner.”

“Anything I’ve needed for my attorneys in the last few weeks, I get an immediate response from the front desk, and a follow up call to make sure everything is taken care off."

“Richard is valuable to the IP group having downloaded and checked over 800 patents.  He keeps the files in order and gets files whenever needed right away.”

"It's well-worth the savings in the long run as opposed to having everything else just tagged and stored offsite needlessly."



Financial Solutions
 "We would like to shout out Tyler and Sarah for their consistent “can do” attitude, quick delivery on request and especially with a smile. Thank you for going above and beyond and appreciate everything they do for the two buildings."

"Thanks for helping us become one of the Crain's "Best places to work in Chicago". The impression that we have made on all of our visitors from the Mayor to our Senior Leadership has been fantastic."




Education Solutions
“Thank you so much for your help coordinating our graduation yesterday! You made my job so much easier and really helped the event run smoothly!”

"Kudos to Dianne for helping with a very urgent request and always being available for any project, big or small. Dianne truly goes the extra mile to ensure that we the best service possible."



Healthcare solutions
"She has quickly learned all of the manual TC protocols, and all of the blood isolation protocols and QC testing. I am impressed with her attention to detail and overall good nature.”

“I had an emergency request to produce oversize copies of posters, which she fulfilled in less than 15 minutes. She was friendly, polite and very understanding of my short notice request." 

“I am a scientist at whom your staff helped with an infographics/slide project for an HIV conference in Boston.  The “WOW” factor was present and well-received.”




Media Solutions
"Our COO's schedule is difficult to manage, but Ardiana went above and beyond to secure a guest office for his visit. It’s a joy to work with her.” 

"She is very charismatic and approachable. She has helped me numerous times with anything I need on the floor. Her periodic check ups help to avoid minor situations turning into bigger ones and brings balance to our floor.  Thank you very much! We appreciate your help!"

"She's quick to respond, efficient and handles the most complex/annoying of requests, she's been absolutely indispensable." 

“From and catered meetings and conference room setups to reception and messengers, FSO does whatever it takes to make sure our end-users are fully satisfied.”


Retail Solutions
"He went the extra mile and in doing so he saved us tens of thousands of dollars in shipping charges."

“Thank you for all of your help and hospitality this past week. You made everything top notch for all of our guests.”



Our team is committed to hiring quality employees who are trained, incentivized, and motivated. They are passionate about their purpose, excited about what they do, and you will feel like they are truly an extension of your business. We have a proven track record of reshaping our clients’ success by always improving service, controlling cost and taking better care of the people who serve them.

It’s a great joy for me to get to work every day with a team of such smart, creative, and passionate people. Know that you are all APPRECIATED!

Have a great day and thanks for being a part of our amazing journey.



Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer  

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"If the wind will not serve, take to the oars." –Latin Proverb
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Shout-Out Wednesday: Teamwork, Creativity, And Work Ethic

"They have really done a fantastic job managing our concierge experience at headquarters, and have completely changed the employee experience from day one.”







Good Morning Folks,


Hearing feedback about some of the AWESOME ways our motivated, team oriented, passionate people support them is one of the joys of being in my position.






Front of House Solutions

"Kudos to Darryl for jumping right in and assisting during a medical emergency at site. Darryl immediately engaged and assisted until the person was taken to the hospital. We appreciate his patience, time and assistance during this incident."

"Kudos to Kimberly for diligently and promptly helping with an urgent request. Her dedication to the request and efficiency in completing the task is much appreciated. Her hospitality in all that she does brightens the day of those around her."





Legal Solutions

"Last week our office moved to a brand new home. In true company spirit some of our manager rolled up their sleeves and helped in the move. It was definitely an ‘All Hands In’ event."

"Kudos to Anderson for doing a tremendous job in regards to a huge task involving discovery materials. He went above and beyond and even showed some shortcuts for getting the task accomplished quicker. He is also very professional and helpful in all task that are assigned to him."

"Lisa took the initiative last week and assisted the client set up a presentation from an IT perspective. She was able to help in getting the conference call and PowerPoint presentation working. She truly stepped up and exemplified the “All Hands”  philosophy."

"Justine, Michael and Ryan have been praised on the great work they do every day. As a team they work together to ensure great quality service to the client."



Financial Solutions

"Great job to the team for assisting in pulling together an onsite event to celebrate the Super Bowl early. Their efforts and hard work are always appreciated and the event was enjoyed by all."

"He has been super helpful and always readily available to assist with any project necessary. He maintains a great attitude and work ethic on a daily basis.
These attributes are greatly appreciated, especially during times of extreme pressure. It has been a lot easier for me to handle my day to day responsibilities with his assistance, and he plays a huge part in making our days a lot more seamless." 




Education Solutions

"Gloria & Daniel elevated their service during the busiest time for the college when it was short staffed. They sorted, delivered and processed mail and packages seamlessly and without disruption to services to the customer. They worked great together to keep operations running smoothly."






Media Solutions
"A huge thank you to Jennifer, Marc and Alan for all their hard work which resulted in a successful opening of a second floor. Their teamwork, creativity and work ethic has allowed FSO to be successful in the midst of change and increased workload."

"Kudos to Jose for his dedication, hard work and perfect attendance. His consistency has helped FSO deliver high service level and execution on all fronts to the client. We appreciate his efforts and dedication."


Retail Solutions

"Rosie was able to jump right in last week and cover at our luxury brand. She is a quick learner and handled every task expertly. She also assist with a huge project which allowed it to be completed on time. She has a fantastic work ethic and is a wonderful asset to the team. "

Employees Enjoy National Bagel Day

To all of those applauded, CHEERS to you and THANK YOU for working tirelessly to deliver Service Extraordinaire with a smile. I am so proud of all of you, and to count you among the FSO family. Keep up the great work!!



Have a great day and thanks for being a part of our amazing journey.


Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer  

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"There is nothing wrong with you that isn't made worse by being unhappy. Make yourself better, by making the best of everything."
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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Shout-Out: Going The Extra Mile — "She Is Well Organized, Attentive To Details And Helps Out Whenever Possible"

"We were able to prep, scan, file name, convert data, reassemble documents and transfer to media just 8 business days."







Good Morning Folks,

Today I share compliments I received from a talented group of employees who always jump in and help whenever and with whatever. They truly go the extra mile!




From our AMLAW 200 Clients
Re: Greg – NY
"Thanks to Greg Drouinead for all he does every day especially during those urgent times. He always manages to come through for the client no matter the task and he does so without hesitation."

Re: Jennifer – Records, Newark
"Jennifer has done an excellent job. She is well organized, attentive to details and doesn’t hesitate to help out whenever possible. She is truly an asset to the client and the organization."


From Our Clients In Property Management
Re: Glendaliz
"Glendaliz has made terrific efforts to keep her team and the client happy and engaged through her diligent hard work and her sensitive awareness of how to make her operations successful. She has continually been identified as have major impact for us, our tenants and the employees. She did an awesome decorating her site which shows just how much she cares for her team."

Re: The Park Ave. Team
"We would like to give a great big shout out to the entire team (Ashley, Michael, Ricky, Shanell, Dari & Omar ) for all their hard and strong team work. They great communications with each other has been essential and ensuring that all matters are handled quickly and correctly. We appreciate all they do each and every day."

Re: Carlos – New York City
Carlos went above and beyond to help on an urgent project. He jumped in, took the initiative, made all the necessary arrangements, and even offered to come in on his day offer to make sure everything went smoothly. His professional, and attention to details made the process so easy and quick."


From The World's Largest Professional Services Firm 
Re: Kimberly – Madison Ave.
"Kimberly goes the extra mile. Every morning she walks around the office checking in to see who needs assistance and greets everyone with a pleasant smile and cheerful attitude. She handles every request with urgency and efficiency. She is always ready to jump in and help whenever and with whatever. She is the constant professional in all she does."

Re: Ezra – Madison Ave.
"Ezra goes above and beyond in delivering quality services. HE has often provided assistance on critical matters. He takes initiative and helps out in anything and everything that is needed and asked of him. He checks in several times a day on items he can be of assistance and handles or request efficiently.


From Our Financial Services Clients:
Re: Rene – Wall Street
"Rene is constantly going above and beyond to keep life at here running smoothly. Recently we've hosted a few events for members of the press. Rene sprang into action helping Marketing with all of the logistics. I was especially appreciative of his calm demeanor and positive attitude even when a few things didn't go exactly as planned."



At One Of The Big Four Mobile Communications Companies
Re: Cacharel – Bellevue, WA
"I wanted to take a moment to recognize Cacharel for her hard work and amazing customer service to keep the mailroom running and our customers happy. No matter the situation, Cacharel always has a calm demeanor. She is quick to respond to phone calls and emails no matter the time of day. She has had to tackle numerous challenges here and yet always keeps a positive attitude and a smile on her face."

Re: Zachary – Bellevue, WA
"A big thank you to Zachary for all his outstanding contributions. Throughout the year he has been essential in helping with anything and everything in the mailroom. He is quick to respond to all the needs and does it all with a spirit of service that has not gone unnoticed."



Sharing photos from just two of a multitude of holiday events that took place across the organization. Great times were had by all of our employees. While hundreds of cans of food and warm coats were collected and donated to various organizations to help families especially during this holiday season.

We are always getting kudos like this on our team's amazing work. We could not attain such great success without passionate people doing great things for great clients. It's not a moment in time but a culture that has allowed us to be the company we are today. We truly appreciate everything you do!

Have a GREAT day as I look forward to seeing all of you soon.


Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer  

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"What we know is a drop. What we don't know is an ocean"
~~ Isaac Newton
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Shout-Out Wednesday: Two Clients Honored As Their City's Best Workplaces

"Kudos to Dianne for helping with a very urgent request and always being available for any project, big or small. Dianne truly goes the extra mile to ensure that we the best service possible."






Good Morning Folks,

You need highly skilled and focused people to oversee crucial back office operations.

That’s where onsite outsourcing comes in. Hundreds of the world's best known brands and firms rely on our specialized skills to improve the service levels of their non-core business functions, take care of their people, and drive down costs. By partnering with FSO, outsourcing has become a resource to empower growth through innovation. 

All of our folks in out in the field and have the power to make an incredible impact and a difference in the wealth and success of others. For example, a client (the largest accounting firm in the world), was recently named Chicago's Best Place to Work. Then, last week, an AMLAW 200 client was named a Top Workplace by the Dallas Morning News. I want to thank our team for supporting this success. As one of the honored executives told me "we can't imagine how we'd run without you." Here's more client feedback on the difference we are making:


From Our AMLAW 200 Clients
Re: Dianne – Boston
"Kudos to Dianne for helping with a very urgent request and always being available for any project, big or small. Dianne truly goes the extra mile to ensure that we the best service possible."

Re: Licinio – Boston
"Licinio goes above and beyond what it  takes to facilitate the needs of the client, and is a very positive influence on the team. Recently, he rolled up his sleeves and helped with a leak. He made sure that the water was turned off and that the supplies in the area were removed to avoid further damage. He quick thinking and actions prevent greater inconvenience."


Re: Rachel – At One Of The Big Four Mobile Communications Companies
"Rachel has been praised multiple times for not only doing what is asked of her but also always looking for additional ways to lend a hand at the site. Her attention to detail is truly appreciated."



From The World's Largest Professional Services Firm 
Re: Office Services – Boston, MA
"The team did an extraordinary job last week during the leadership meeting, IT was truly all hand on deck and the team came together to ensure that everything from early morning catering to late night visitor greetings was done with efficiency."

Re: Michael – New York City
"Michael is patient and very attentive to his responsibilities and duties. He is a values asset to the team."

Re: Ezra – New York City
"Ezra has been a great addition to the team. He checks with the client several times a time to see if they need any assistance. When he is asked to do something it is done almost immediately and always with a smile. He is very pleasant to work with every day."


From One of The World's Largest Advertising Agencies...
Re: Clayton– Security
"Clayton has impressed with his hands on leadership and through communications. We are lucky to have him as part of the family."

Re: Front of House Team
"We want to thank the front of house team for all their hard work every day. They ensure that everything runs smoothly and in a seamless manner. Their energy and positive attitude is felt by all on site."


From Our Clients In Property Management 
Re: Wally– New York City
"Wally continues to support the team whenever he is needed, He is always willing to step in and put the needs of the site first. He has covered shifts at the last minute and has taken on the responsibility of running the site when the lead concierge is out. Wally is a true asset to the company."

Re: George – New Jersey
"A Big thank you to George for assisting in making the HVAC/AC project a success. Everything ran smoothly and the client was very impressed and happy with the outcome."

Re: Janet – Englewood, New Jersey
"Janet has done a great job of stepping up into the role of Lead Concierge and has showcased her leadership skills by taking initiatives. She helps out in all aspects from covering shifts when needed to her excellent customer services skills and even taking ownership of training new hires at the site."

At FSO, we take over all non-revenue generating areas of a business by delivering a five-star, White Glove experience, through a full range of outsourced people, solutions, and technology deployed in front and back offices. 

Isn't there something we could be doing for you?

Love Life!



Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer  

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'Never mistake talking for conversation'
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