Kate Brinkerhoff Angus

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Running addict. Creative writer. Employee experience enthusiast. Francophile. Snow seeker. Jersey girl.

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5 Takeaways from Poppulo’s Communicators Forums
Best Practices

Ready to up your internal communications game? We heard from brilliant industry experts at the NYC and SF Poppulo Forums. Here are 5 takeaways that you can put into practice right away.

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Email Isn't Evil: Making Email An Effective Tool
Internal Communications

I was at a conference recently where one of the speakers made a bold statement. She said, “Email isn’t evil!” My first reaction was skepticism. What world does this woman live in?! But I kept listening because it really challenged my thinking, and I left with my own bold statement. So, here it goes: Email isn’t evil if it’s used the right way. 

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SPARK JOY AT WORK WITH BRILLIANT INK
Best Practices

If you’re on a de-cluttering kick like me, you’ve probably seen Netflix’s new show “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” Fair warning: It’s addictive and you may want to clean out everything you own after just one episode! 

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Why It's Okay to Take a Break
Best Practices

Recently I had a serious case of not feeling motivated. It was one of those days where I woke up feeling like I had already hit a wall…and I wanted to wear yoga pants and nap at my desk.

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The Secret Ingredient to Engaging a Remote Team
Employee Experience

We’re a badass, bicoastal team – so when a client is looking for ways to better engage their people around the country or the globe, the first piece of advice we give them is to tap into empathy. What do we mean?

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Seven Wicked Smart Tips from Communications Experts
Best Practices

Do you ever leave a conference chock full of ideas and new contacts? After Advanced Learning Institute’s 5th Annual Strategic Comms Conference, I certainly did!

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Peer-to-Peer Recognition Programs We Love
Best Practices

Here is an interesting fact: 60% of companies fund at least four to six different types of recognition programs. While this is a promising statistic, I wonder how many of those programs are peer-to-peer recognition programs.

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Shake Up Your Next All Hands Meeting
Best Practices

When was the last time you refreshed your All Hands/Town Hall/All-Employee meeting? If you’re blushing or scratching your head in thought, it’s been too long.

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The #MeToo Movement
Best Practices

If you can’t write the word sex in a work email, how can you talk about #MeToo? When you work with a lot of clients who all have different cultures, like we do, it’s not often that I can share the same advice across the board.

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How to get your mojo back after a flop
Best Practices

Whether you work at a growing start-up or your company’s name has turned into a verb, you’re going to have setbacks—big and small. You’ve probably experienced this a few times over the course of your career, and if not, call me.

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What my bridezilla moment taught me about listening
Best Practices

It happened. I had a bridezilla moment and lost my cool on a wedding vendor.

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Back to the basics: storytelling!
Best Practices

Back to the basics: storytelling! Here at Brilliant Ink, we believe deeply in the power of storytelling.

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