How to release the power of innovation
If I say 'innovative company,' who springs to mind? Amazon? Apple? Google? What makes them innovative and why is this important? For the past three years international creative communication agency BergHind Joseph has conducted an annual study, Global Players, to examine emerging trends in how c[...]
Free comms book for my blog readers
Every week internal communication professionals ask for my advice and recommendations on what books to read. Today I’ve got a special offer just for you that will save you £22.50 on one of the most popular IC books around. I’ve featured John Smythe’s book, The Chief Engagement Officer (CEO[...]
What do you call internal social media?
What do you call internal social media in your company? Do you use the word ‘social’ or something else instead? Why? What are you aiming to achieve, do you have a policy in place and is your social strategy aligned with your business one? All of these questions form part of some internal com[...]
Internal comms TV, episode three…
Episode three of internal comms TV is now live. What can you find in this week’s clip? I've featured Social Media inside the Large Enterprise (SMILE) and also a new piece of research I’m conducting. You can find links to the content I talk about below. Sit back, grab a cuppa and enjoy e[...]
Who’s using what for internal social media?
Over the years I’ve highlighted various examples of how companies are using enterprise social networks, collaborative tools and social media for internal communication. It’s a question I get asked constantly – who’s doing what, who’s using Chatter/Yammer and what can I learn from them? [...]
Bursaries available for comms courses
If you or your team are thinking about studying internal communication, public relations or public affairs but are struggling due to the cost, I have some good news. Every year PR Academy offers bursaries for its face-to-face Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) courses and you have unti[...]
A glimpse of the future
What is the future of business and how are you communicating with your workforce? As employee expectations shift, internal and external communication merge and the influence of social media and interconnected employees grows, what’s your organisation’s story? A few weeks ago I met up with the[...]
Mind the digital communications skills gap
What do you need to learn more about this year? Where are the gaps in your knowledge when it comes to all things internal communication, and do you have a plan in place to address them? Today PR Academy released findings from its research among past and present students to identify the current sk[...]
Can you imagine a day without IC?
What would happen if you switched the ‘off’ button on internal communication (IC) in your organisation? Who would miss it? What would they miss and why? Today I’m pleased to introduce Aniisu K. Verghese from Bangalore, India, as a guest writer for my blog on this very topic. Aniisu (picture[...]