February 19, 2020

Learning from Purple Ink’s First Client

Before I started Purple Ink in 2010, and for many years to follow, I only made one phone call asking for work; and, technically, I didn’t […]
April 8, 2020

Using CliftonStrengths® for Team Building

In January of 2019, I fielded three inquiries along the lines of “Does Purple Ink do team building?” What “team building” means for everyone is different, […]
May 13, 2020

Showing Empathy for Exiting Employees through Outplacement

One of Purple Ink’s clients, DePauw University, is a premier private university known for its rigorous curriculum and commitment to the success of each student. Lately, […]
June 10, 2020

HR Emergency Response

What do you do when your HR leader leaves and your company has major initiatives underway? How do you keep the day-to-day work under control and […]