Podcast: How to communicate change

Communicating change is something most internal communicators will encounter in their career.

Do you know where to start?

In this week’s episode of the Candid Comms podcast I’ve revealed what you need to know, do and think about if you’re responsible for communicating change.

Expect practical ideas and inspirational advice to help internal communicators thrive in their role.

Candid Comms podcast

You can find the Candid Comms podcast on your favourite player including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Podbean.

This episode covers:

  • What is change?
  • Change is…
  • Perceptions of change
  • Types of change
  • How to use data you’ve gathered
  • How leaders communicate change
  • A technique I use to organise change
  • Change Comms models.

What is the podcast?

The Candid Comms podcast is a weekly show designed to connect internal communication professionals to the latest advice and guidance.

Previous episodes:

Thank you to my Producer Debbie West of Seren Creative. You can listen to Candid Comms below or online.

Thank you to everyone who has tuned in to the series so far. It’s been heard by people in the UK, US, Australia, Sweden, Argentina, India, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and Brazil already. This week it hit the 4000 downloads mark, with 45% of listeners tuning in outside of the UK.

If you’re enjoying the show, please do rate, review and follow it, so other Comms pros can benefit too.

Resources from this week’s episode



Change Comms Models

Kotter’s eight steps

Check out Dr John Kotter’s website to read more about the 8-step process for leading change.


William Bridges’ Four Ps Model.

Recommended book: Managing Transitions: Making the most of change.

Change curve

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: On Death And Dying.

Show notes

I love reading your feedback, thank you for all your comments and posts on social media. Discovering how you’re using my advice to solve problems in your role is wonderful. Do let me know what resonates with you.

You can find me on Twitter @AllThingsIC, Instagram @rachelallthingsic or look me up on LinkedIn.

Thank you for stopping by,


Post author: Rachel Miller. first published on the All Things IC blog 21 March 2021.


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