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August 7, 2019
A few weeks ago, I traveled to Boston for what is truly one of my favorite events of the year – ALI’s Strategic Internal Communications Conference. I’ve joked that it’s sort of like summer camp for internal communicators, but it’s not far from the truth! It’s an opportunity to reunite with colleagues, friends and partners for three days of workshops, presentations, networking, and even some karaoke.
July 26, 2019
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.
July 24, 2019
For anyone who follows our blog, I hope you’ve picked up on the fact that we have a pretty spectacular culture here at Brilliant Ink. I am so thankful every day to work with such a brilliant, caring and thoughtful group of people. We aren’t just colleagues, we’re a wolfpack (more on that in a future post!) that looks out for each other, challenges one another, and celebrates our collective and individual successes.
July 23, 2019
A few months back, I wrote about How to Overcome Writer’s Block, inspired by the advice of Cheryl Strayed. When in the midst of heavy writing projects for clients, I find myself looking for additional sources of inspiration to help me tackle what sometimes feels unsurmountable at first – editing, content development, messaging, the list goes on.
July 10, 2019
You are creative. Your mom is creative. Your partner-who-can’t-draw-a-stick-figure-is-creative.