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Explore the elements of IC with this new free resource

Every now and again I spot something in the world of internal communication that stands out. Something I know will immediately benefit my clients, contacts and network. I've got a treat for you as The Elements of IC has just launched. It's not just a shiny new website, but an incredibly rich [...]

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How to create, map and keep stakeholder relationships

Having the ear of a senior leader can transform the way you work. If they view you as a trusted adviser, it can create endless opportunities for you to excel in your role and deliver business success. Today I'll show you how to map your stakeholders to get you nearer that position. Building an[...]

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10 tips to transform your storytelling

Stories have the ability to transport us into other worlds, fire up our imaginations, make an emotional connection and resonate long after ending. Today I have 10 tips to help transform your storytelling. I collated them yesterday while hosting discussions with 40 communicators at the Associatio[...]

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The changing face of internal comms?

The nature of how organisations communicate with their employees and customers is changing. IC pros don't have the tools they need to do their job and are operating in a more advisory role. That's not news to IC pros, or at least it shouldn't be. But these findings form part of a new piece of [...]

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Introducing a question of comms

I love hearing how professional communicators came to be in the job they're doing and their career stories. Today I'm launching A question of comms, to share insights from professional communicators around the globe. You're invited to take part in this new Q&A feature. I've put myself up [...]

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Trust has imploded. Here’s what you need to know…

It has been a year of unimaginable upheaval. Trust has been so corroded that we now trust leaked information much more than traditional news sources; and algorithms over human editors. Trust is in crisis around the world, we have media echo chambers, widespread mistrust in leaders and a lack o[...]

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How to prepare snow comms and look organised

Like many parents, it’s a rare treat if I make it through a week without hearing a reference to Olaf, Princess Anna or wrestling my daughter out of her Elsa dress. The film Frozen has taken everyone by storm, yet for comms pros the onset of snow and ice can only mean one thing… snow comms[...]

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Can IC pros use digital platforms to engage employees?

Can internal communication practitioners use digital platforms to engage employees? How can they influence each other? Today Public Relations Masters graduate Gemma Trevers (@GTreversPR) has written a guest blog for All Things IC outlining her research project findings on digital internal comm[...]

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Watch the history of internal comms

How did companies communicate via video in the 1940s? How did Tesco use film to educate its employees about the decimalisation system in the 1970s? Following my recent article about the inspiring BBC Radio4 show documenting the history of internal communication, I've been sent some incredible arc[...]

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Listen to the history of internal communication

When was the first employee magazine produced? It's earlier than you may think. Much earlier. I've got a treat for your ears today in the form of a one-off radio show from the BBC focused on internal communication. The show, called Bathrooms Are Coming: An Internal History of Corporate Comm[...]

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The latest employee engagement evidence

How do you measure employee engagement? If your 2017 plans include increasing your knowledge of employee engagement and finding examples of who's doing what, you're in the right place. I've blogged about the topic numerous times over the past eight years, and will share lots of resources at the e[...]

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Day 20: The times they are a changin’

It seems the only thing guaranteed in business nowadays is change.  Change to attract new talent. Change to retain it.  Change to keep up with competition. Change to stay ahead. Today's Countdown to Christmas guest article was written by Laura James (pictured). With eight years’ experienc[...]

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