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Time to Get Agile

I manage various creative projects for Brilliant Ink. I touch everything from benefit guides to Employee Value Propositions (EVPs) to intranet rollouts and everything in between. I bridge the gap between right and left brains, designers and lawyers, and content experts and tech gurus. One way that I like to bring different groups of people together coherently is by using Agile Methodologies. Although Agile...

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Company Culture: How To Tell If You Have It

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” How can an employer tell if their office has a healthy and happy company culture? We’ve got some ideas. People want to work there. You are constantly receiving LinkedIn messages and emails asking about open positions. Word travels fast. Your current employees are your best recruiters. Your employees are happy. Look around. Do people...

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Working With Strengths

“Employees who use their strengths on the job are more likely than others to be intrinsically motivated by their work -- simply because it feels less like work to them. At the workgroup level, team members who know each other's strengths relate more effectively to one another, boosting group cohesion.” Gallup’s latest State of the Global Workplace report dedicated an entire...

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Keep it Real — Yes, Even in a Job Description

Employee engagement is a key driver of overall company performance. However, most companies don't know how to translate the concept of employee engagement into concrete actions that lead to results. First impressions matter – we all know this. So, knock potential employees' socks off in the beginning, and they will be more likely to stay engaged. Engaged employees equals more...

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Employee Experience: Whose Job is it Anyway?

Original blog post featured on Poppulo. This time of year, publications and websites are clamoring to share their predictions for the year ahead. “2018 will be the year of [fill in the blank]” and you’ve got yourself a winning headline. Personally, I start to tune out these predictions and proclamations, but when Forbes declared 2018 the year of Employee Experience, I...

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The #MeToo Movement

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. Even within a company, we’ve seen vastly different styles; for instance, you might have a...

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Bored by the daily grind

Disengaged by the daily grind? Time to speak up!

Disengaged by the daily grind? Time to speak up!   A friend of mine recently shared on LinkedIn:   “Despite working in an exciting lab, I find myself being worn down by the daily grind. Too much routine seems to be pedantic and saps my creativity in the lab. What are your tricks for staying engaged at work?”   If you’re feeling a bit ‘meh’ about...

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Presentation Anxiety

Presentation anxiety? No sweat.

You have an important presentation coming up. Do you carry on like it’s NBD? Stay cool and calm as ever? MUST BE NICE. For many of us, public speaking can be terrifying. Whether it’s the act of being in front of a group, feeling that your every word and overall intelligence is being scrutinized, or if it’s worrying about appearing...

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