Sara Forner Howland
HEAD OF STRATEGY
November 1, 2023
Crafting a compelling business case to secure your budget for internal communications is about ensuring that your voice is heard, your goals are recognized and your contributions are valued. Here’s how to get the funding you need!
May 22, 2023
Why do communicators need project managers? Find out how to break the pattern of reactive internal communication, and get the headspace you need to thrive!
November 1, 2022
It’s crucial to carve out mental space now for strategic planning for the new year. Ensure success with these 3 considerations for your 2023 internal communication plan.
August 23, 2022
Want to evaluate how effective your organization’s communications are? Our simple channel audit process can help you dig deep and prioritize to ensure you’re aligned with the broader strategy and focusing on what matters.
December 14, 2021
As the brilliant minds at Brilliant Ink try to make sense of this long strange trip called 2021, we're thinking about what’s ahead for the world of employee experience and forecast how the world of work needs to respond. Curious what we’re seeing, planning and doing? It’s all here.
April 6, 2021
2021 is the year we’re welcoming three new people to the team and becoming LinkedIn official with two long-time contractors. For a small agency, hiring five people is a big deal and we couldn’t be more excited for our future together.
January 26, 2021
Sometimes the biggest question we face as communicators is whether to speak up or stay silent. In our cultural and political climate, it's becoming harder to ignore what's going on in the outside world and many companies have begun speaking out against issues that impact their employees.
October 27, 2020
2020 has been a wild ride and the upcoming election is sure to add fuel to the fire. So, as a communicator or human resources professional, what should you do? Check out five ways you can support your people while staying true to your values in a tumultuous time.
September 22, 2020
We’re seeing an uptick in companies giving employees time off to vote and encouraging civic engagement. As communicators, we have an opportunity to not only give employees a voice in the companies in which they work but also outside the workplace as they use their votes and time to create a better world.
September 15, 2020
HR pros have a lot of work to do, but we also have the chance to make real progress. We interviewed Angie Hamilton, founder of the HR Chique Group, to explore how HR can move beyond checking boxes and become change agents for equity in the workplace.
May 13, 2020
Creativity isn’t a switch you can flip. When the power is out, don’t stand there, flipping the switch on and off. So, what CAN we do to get creativity flowing again? Our resident creativity expert, Claire Stuart, tells all.