The latest Comms pro to sit in my hot seat is Anne Marie Kiernan, Head of Internal Communications at Kellogg Europe. Read on to discover Anne Marie’s top radio show recommendation, plus her advice for people wanting to work in this field. Would you like to sit in my hot seat? Here’s the questions you […]Read more >
Every Wednesday for the past eight weeks I’ve co-hosted Spin The Wheel with my friend Chuck Gose to support Comms professionals around the globe. Our final show of season one is at 8pm BST, 3pm EST, on Wednesday 1 July and I’d love you to join us. Sign up here to be sent a reminder. The internal […]Read more >
New Zealand is in the enviable position of being virtually Covid-free. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s policy of ‘go hard, go early’ has paid off and lockdown restrictions have been eased. The country is tiptoeing its way back to work. Businesses, offices and workplaces are, however, navigating the post-Covid landscape with the threat of the virus […]Read more >
Conversations about racial injustice are louder than they’ve ever been and people are sharing their stories to educate others. We need to check our own bias and take action. Today I have a guest post for you by Gihan Hyde on how to start the conversations and gauge if your team member or colleague has suffered […]Read more >
If you have annual awards coming up for your employees, what are you doing this year? If your thoughts have turned to cancelling or postponing them, I urge you to reconsider. I have a guest post for you today to share how an NHS Trust successfully ran a socially distanced awards ceremony yesterday. I’m so […]Read more >
We’ve been living with the reality of COVID-19 for months now. The shock and stress that rippled across the globe is gradually being replaced with an acceptance that the way we live and work is changing for the foreseeable future. So, as we continue to adapt and find our way, what have the initial […]Read more >
Janet Hitchen is the Founder and Consultant of JanCo, which is launching soon. She’s the latest Comms professional to sit in my All Things IC hot seat and answer my questions. Would you like to see your name here? These are the questions you need to answer, keep checking back as I’ll be bringing your […]Read more >
This morning I had a hearing aid fitted. I was anxious as I’d not left my house at all since 20 April due to the vulnerable members of my household. As I headed to my local hospital’s audiology department, I was nervous and didn’t know what to expect. The streets were empty of pedestrians, but the […]Read more >
Christine Armstrong describes herself as an “aspiring IC Manager” and is the first person to sit in my new All Things IC hot seat. Regular readers of my blog may remember I first ran this series back in 2017. It’s now back and Christine is the first to answer the questions, which include the best career […]Read more >
What’s the best career advice you’ve been given or read? What’s your top tip to make sure internal comms is inclusive? These are just two of the questions in my brand new A Question of Comms series. Regular readers of my blog may remember I first ran this series back in 2017. Conversations this week, particularly […]Read more >
If I asked you how you feel about Comms planning, what would you say? Do you find it easy or difficult? What techniques do you use? Over the past few weeks, readers of my Water Cooler email newsletter have been testing a new Comms plan on a page for me. It forms part of an upcoming […]Read more >
Compassion and kindness are incredibly powerful in our personal lives. The ability to forgive, provide comfort and nurture ourselves and each other is priceless. Whenever I’m communicating change, I look for opportunities to inject compassion into my work. Whether that’s coaching a leader to be empathetic through their words and actions, to reminding clients that […]Read more >
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