Angie Hicks

Angie Hicks is more than the name behind the nation’s most trusted source of local consumer service reviews. She’s a real person with a lot to say on many subjects, from what it takes to run an ever-growing business to why people should be savvier consumers of health care.

Angie's Commentary

Getting Seriously Silly at Angie's List

May 28, 2015     Business and Leadership
One of my favorite sayings at Angie’s List is, “Take your work seriously, but don’t take yourself too seriously.” To me, it means several things. First, that it’s important to stay focused on the work goal and not get lost in how something affects me, personally. Second, that staying relaxed and being open to having fun will usually make me more... Read More

Already Underway: A Home Services Revolution

May 26, 2015     Consumer Empowerment
There’s a revolution happening, right where we all live. Just as technology has disrupted whole industries and sparked new businesses (think Uber, Netflix, Peapod), innovation is transforming how you and I take care of our homes. To get a sense of what’s underway, recall the last time you hired a plumber, electrician, painter or landscaper. Maybe... Read More

Helping Kids Craft More Career Dreams

May 21, 2015     Business and Leadership
The examples of thousands of successful companies on Angie's List illustrate that there are many routes to a rewarding career. But when children consider what they might do when they grow up, are they even remotely aware that the home-service trades are an option? For the sake of all of us who need expert help with our homes and property, I hope... Read More

A Healthy Pride in AL’s Wellness Awards

May 21, 2015     Business and Leadership
I never tire of touting the Angie’s List focus on promoting employee wellness. I’ve written about it before and probably will again. Today, I’m proud to share that Angie's List was recently recognized as one of only five “healthiest companies” in Indiana, and one of only 158 in the country. The designation comes from Interactive Health, the... Read More

Tech, Magazine Awards Acknowledge AL Innovation

May 21, 2015     Business and Leadership
As technology allows Angie’s List to further transform how consumers hire local services, others are taking notice. TechPoint Indiana recently named two members of our team to its inaugural Tech 25 list, which recognizes the achievements of non-C-level folks whose work drives important innovation. Becky Phillips, senior director of product... Read More

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