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Sarah Bloodworth

Sarah Bloodworth

Sarah Bloodworth is a writer and sustainability & culture specialist located in Austin, Texas. She studied Journalism and Environmental Science At The University of Texas at Austin and partly at the University of Sheffield in the UK. She worked as a freelance writer for several years, eventually founding my own LLC where she helped mission-driven organisations understand and connect with their audiences through clear, impactful communications. She now works at Flex International, a global manufacturing partner dedicated to creating products that improve people’s lives and make the world a better place. Her specialties include writing/editing, research, customer relations, community-building, and data. The views Sarah expresses are her’s and do not necessarily reflect the views of Flex.
Austin, TX
Sarah Bloodworth is a writer and sustainability & culture specialist located in Austin, Texas. She studied Journalism and Environmental Science At The University of Texas at Austin and partly at the University of Sheffield in the UK. She worked as a freelance writer for several years, eventually founding my own LLC where she helped mission-driven organisations understand and connect with their audiences through clear, impactful communications. She now works at Flex International, a global manufacturing partner dedicated to creating products that improve people’s lives and make the world a better place. Her specialties include writing/editing, research, customer relations, community-building, and data. The views Sarah expresses are her’s and do not necessarily reflect the views of Flex.

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Redefining Gender in the Workplace, How to Embrace All Gender Identities

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Probably like many of you reading this, I grew up thinking of gender in a binary: Men exist, women exist, and society is constantly telling me which ideas, skills, hobbies and even colors fall into the sexes.

The Art of Saying “No” Thoughtfully

May 09th 2022

Saying no is easy…when it’s in your head.  In reality saying no, especially at work, is really hard. As a result we often end up saying yes so many times that we overload our plates and burn out. 

4 Must-Know AAPI Workplace Statistics and What To Do About Them As an Ally, From an Ally

May 04th 2022

“Hey, stop right there. What is your business here? What is the exact address you are staying in? Show me confirmation of that now. Yes now!”  These were the words I heard the moment I felt the sting of my white-passing, American-born privilege smacking me in the chest.

How You Can Support a Green Economy and “Invest In Our Planet”

Apr 22nd 2022

This Earth Day we’re facing a brutal truth: people are exhausted and climate-related issues are not currently top of mind. We’re in the midst of a shaky global economy, a still-rampaging pandemic and its physical and mental impacts, and oh did I mention the increasing threat of World World III?

A Beginner’s Guide to The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Feb 21st 2022

We all want to achieve a more sustainable future for all, but we don’t always have the tools to do it. That’s what sparked the creation of the Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs.

5 Top Creative Digital Content Strategies From 2021 To Inspire Your 2022 Content Marketing

Jan 12th 2022

When you log onto your computer, open your phone, or walk the dog, you’re bombarded with what? Content. Content includes words, ads, websites, videos, social posts, articles, music, podcasts, quizzes, courses, and more. Content creators, no matter what type, are all thinking the same thing -- “We need more content, we need better content.”

6 Creative Holiday Music Remixes To Play at Your Next Party

Dec 14th 2021

It’s the holidays, and whether you like it or not, it’s time for holiday music. I’m personally one of those annoying people who listen to holiday music constantly from November to the end of December! Even as an intense holiday music lover, I get tired of some of the same, old tunes on repeat. And let’s be honest, a lot of the classics pretty much follow the same genre / types of sounds.

Digital Businesses Going Green – How to Innovate Sustainably in the Digital Era

Dec 07th 2021

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10 Of Our Favorite “Innovator” Moments in Holiday Movies

Dec 02nd 2021

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Fun & Free Team Building Activities for Remote Teams

Nov 18th 2021

When I think of “team-building” one of the first things that comes to mind is the episode of The Office where the whole team is brought to the beach to do a series of unexpected, chaotic team-building exercises lead by the awkwardly lovable Steve Carell.

Rethinking Inclusive Design, Beyond Technology

Nov 11th 2021

You don’t have to be a technology expert or in the tech field to benefit from understanding inclusive design. Inclusive design (and universal design) are UX principles that developed around better technology design for a diverse user base. After all, most of the people designing technology have been white, cis-gendered, heterosexual men. And now thankfully, technological design is starting to

Rethinking Managing Up And Down – It’s Not A One Way Street

Nov 09th 2021

Ever heard of “managing up?” and “managing down?” When I first heard about it, I thought it was just a corporate strategy to get promoted, but in reality, it is one of the most IMPORTANT concepts for two groups of people in ANY organization

Disability Inclusion In the Digital Workspace: An Actionable Guide

Oct 29th 2021

It could be morning, evening, or in the middle of the night, but the attacks on my head come like a whip. All of a sudden lights are searing, thoughts are interfering, and the sound of a small bird chirping could send me spiraling.

How To Avoid “Toxic Positivity” Without Becoming a Bummer

Sep 24th 2021

Have you ever talked to someone about a struggle only to get a response like, “Ah well it’ll get better” or “Just cheer up” or “Don’t have a bad attitude, you’re too blessed to be stressed!”

Feeling A Mental Block? Try These 5 Strategies for Sparking Creativity & Maintaining It

Sep 17th 2021

Sometimes it feels like my brain just runs out of thinking juice. I’ll stare at a blank screen, an unfinished project, an empty content calendar, and I swear I can feel the smoke coming out of my ears. I’ve run out of fuel, and that fuel is creativity.

Transitioning Careers? 4 Ways To Strengthen Your Online Presence.

Jul 27th 2021

So you’re transitioning careers. Congrats! This is a great opportunity to advance yourself and learn invaluable lessons in the process. You probably feel a sense of excitement and renewal moving into this next chapter. But let’s be real, there’s also probably some negative emotions. Depending on your circumstance you might feel numb, shocked, anxiety, sadness, self-doubt or even anger. And

The 7 Types of Self-Care For A New Normal

Jul 23rd 2021

I used to cringe when I heard the phrase “self-care.” To me, self-care was synonymous with overconsumption of “luxury” products and a way to make people - especially women - feel guilty about attending to our needs. I don’t have time to have a spa day Barbara Blogger! (not a real blogger, but you know what I mean).