How can you thrive in internal communication? Due to COVID-19, what we do as Comms practitioners has been analysed, appreciated and dare I say valued, more than ever. I’m so proud of everything you’re doing, well done and keep going. Today I have news of a new podcast episode I’ve recorded. Do take a pause, or […]Read more >
I keep hearing the phrase the new normal in relation to the situation we’re in right now with COVID-19. It’s not normal, it’s anything but! This image from the fabulous team at Alive With Ideas jumped out at me this week… business as unusual. That’s exactly it. We are operating in unusual times. I don’t know […]Read more >
Do you have furloughed employees in your workplace? I’ve been having conversations today with my clients and with IC practitioners via Twitter about this topic. I’ve written this article to point you towards advice and guidance and to discover what others are doing, including a brand new guide that was released today by CIPR Inside, […]Read more >
What are the opportunities and challenges of using messaging at work? How can you use messaging tools to foster a culture of collaboration, while also navigating security, privacy and compliance pitfalls? I’ve contributed to a brand new report, which is hot off the press today, to explore the topic in detail. It contains insights from communications […]Read more >
The title of this blog post should have a question mark at the end. How on earth do we do whatever it takes to get through this? I’ve been watching the news and reeling from each update as the full extent of COVID-19 has started to unfold for us here in the UK. I’m definitely […]Read more >
Are you responsible for running Town Halls in your company? (You may know them as All Hands or All Employee events). Are you thinking about running them virtually rather than in person? If so, you’re in the right place to find out more. Following on from my article about using technology to communicate with your […]Read more >
Is your company encouraging employees to work from home or self-isolate due to COVID-19? What advice and guidance are you giving them? How are you working alongside your HR colleagues to make sure your people know what to do? How can teams keep in touch with each other if working patterns change? So many questions. Now […]Read more >
Does your organisation actively promote conversations about mental health? Today I have a guest post for you by Chloë Marsh who has over 12 years’ experience in internal communications and employee engagement and is here to talk about mental health in the workplace. She currently works for innovative London housing Provider RHP as their Head of […]Read more >
Is COVID-19 impacting your internal communication? Thank you to everyone who has got in touch over the past day or so to share their examples with me and ask queries. Conversations today appear to be focused on how to communicate, particularly how to use technology to bring people together when you have restricted travel or […]Read more >
How many conversations do you have about logos? I regularly spot cases of logoitis in organisations. If you are working in-house, I’m certain these sound familiar to you… A sense of urgency, typically displayed via the phrase: “This project needs a logo.” “Well X department had a logo for their initiative, so we want one […]Read more >
How do you describe internal communication? If you had to write it in a sentence, what would you put? What does it mean to you? I asked this question via Twitter recently and through this article you’ll discover what your peers around the globe state as their answer. Thank you to everyone who took the […]Read more >
Over the past week I’ve welcomed 22 Comms practitioners to the All Things IC Hub, the home of my client work and Masterclasses. I’ve loved seeing Comms pros exploring the Hub and discovering all the elements that have been created for you to enjoy. See below for a short video showing the inside. I also had […]Read more >
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