Brilliant Bytes: Reading, Watching, and Listening

POSTED ON 
March 21, 2018

We’re big consumers here at Brilliant Ink – consumers of media. Articles, podcasts, books, shows – you name it, we’ve seen it already. We Inkies are such avid book lovers that we even have a separate Slack channel dedicated entirely to books we’re reading.

Here’s a snapshot of what we’re currently digging into at the moment. Have something to add? Tweet at us – @brilliantink – and let us know! #brilliantconsumption

Research and Articles:

The Diversity and Inclusion Revolution: Eight Powerful Truths

How Steve Jobs Broke Down The Wall Between Internal and External Communications

How Patagonia Grows Every Time It Amplifies Its Social Mission

How to Make Lifelong Learning a Daily Habit

How Companies Can Respond to the #MeToo Movement (We have our own opinions here, take a look.)

Mastery Monday: Understanding Achiever (All of us Inkies have taken the CliftonStengths assessment to understand how we work.)

Books:

Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity by Kim Scott

Culture Hacker: Reprogramming Your Employee Experience to Improve Customer Service, Retention, and Performance by Shane Green

Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation by Cokie Roberts

Girls Burn Brighter: A Novel by Shobha Rao

Podcasts:

WorkLife with Adam Grant

Ask a Manager by Alison Green

On Being: Brené Brown on Strong Back, Soft Front, Wild Heart

Culture Hacker by Shane Green

Videos:

How to Gain Control of Your Free Time with Laura Vanderkam

How Great Leaders Inspire Action with Simon Sinek

How to Spot a Liar with Pamela Meyer


Becky Sennett
SENIOR CLIENT STRATEGIST

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