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Podcast: How to help line managers communicate

How would you rate your line managers’ communication in your organisation?

I’ve examined this topic in the latest episode of my Candid Comms podcast and revealed what you need to know, do and think about if you want to improve the way line managers communicate.

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

How to help line managers communicate

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

This week’s episode covers:

  • Perception of line managers
  • When does good IC happen?
  • How to improve the way line managers communicate
  • A Comms model to help you
  • How to help leaders communicate
  • What leaders need to know to communicate well
  • Moving from cascade to conversation
  • Training line managers
  • The power of peers.

Resources I reference this week:

My Global-Local-Me model:


Here’s the flip…


What is the podcast?

The Candid Comms podcast is a weekly show designed to connect internal communication professionals to the latest advice and guidance, to help you thrive in your role.

Each episode is packed with inspirational and practical internal communication advice and ideas.

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.

I’m enjoying seeing professional communicators discovering the show and sharing their feedback. Thank you. Do let me know your thoughts.

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

Thank you for stopping by,


Post author: Rachel Miller

First published on the All Things IC blog 7 March 2021.

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  1. Kate King says:

    Another brilliant episode that addresses exactly the challenge I need to overcome in my work! Already shared insights and images from the show notes with my Executive Leadership Team and global comms staff. Thanks Rachel, keep them coming!

  2. Thank you Kate, I’m pleased to hear this episode helped you.

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