After much discussion, debate, and research, the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016 is post-truth. It’s an adjective defined as relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief. The Word of the Year shortlist includes one of my favourite words, hygge. (See […]Read more >
Congratulations to the professional communicators who have made the ICon Awards 2016 shortlist. These awards are organised by the Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC) and winners will be named at a ceremony in London next week. It was a pleasure to judge them. I love seeing communicators recognised for their hard work, well done to […]Read more >
Yesterday I had the pleasure of running a Strategic Internal Comms Masterclass in London for senior-level communicators. My mind is still buzzing with their questions, challenges and ideas. I know from messages I’ve received today they are feeling the same. Why ‘strategic’ internal communication? This was a topic raised at the ace CIPR Inside conference […]Read more >
Want to boost your knowledge of internal communication, ask your peers questions and improve your work? There are a few spaces left on upcoming All Things IC Masterclasses where you have the opportunity to do all these things. On Thursday 15 September I ran a Masterclass focused on internal communication. Thank you to the comms professionals (pictured) […]Read more >
As the Brexit dust slowly begins to settle here in the UK, after what has clearly been a surprise to most and a shock to many, the role of the internal communicator is arguably more important than ever. Says who? Well today Gatehouse Group is publishing a special edition of its State of the Sector […]Read more >
Do you know where the gaps are in internal communication? Not just inside your organisation, but in your own knowledge? This year’s internal communication conference from CIPR Inside aims to Close the Gap. All Things IC blog readers can save 20 per cent off tickets with my code allthingsIC16, which will hopefully help close any […]Read more >
How important are writing skills for effective internal communication? Got an opinion on this topic? I’d love to hear it – I’m co-hosting tomorrow’s #CommsChat and you’re welcome to join in. The chat is taking place on Monday 18 July from 8-9pm GMT on Twitter. I’ll be joining communicator Helen Deverell @helendeverell (pictured) to co-host the chat. We will explore […]Read more >
The best part of learning is sharing what you know. I agree with that quote from educator Vaughn K. Lauer and today I’ve got a brand new video to share with you so you can find out more about All Things IC Masterclasses. The courses cover a range of topics and bookings are being taken […]Read more >
Why should you sign up to attend an All Things IC Masterclass? Today I’ve recorded a short four-minute video to tell you about the one-day courses and the thinking behind them. Masterclasses have been created by and for professional communicators to help you achieve communication excellence. You’ll benefit from face-to-face learning, the latest thinking and […]Read more >
All Things IC consultancy is proud to offer professional communicators the chance to sign up for Masterclasses. These one-day courses have been designed to help you achieve communication excellence through face-to-face learning. I’m excited to launch the Masterclasses and would like to thank the outstanding comms professionals who informed my research to shape them. See the Masterclasses website […]Read more >
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