Which 2 things are required for communication to work?

Whether you’re trying to convey a message to your spouse, your kids, your co-workers, your customers, or a room full of strangers, communication requires two things in order to be successful: 1 – Our message must REACH the intended recipient(s) For our signal to make its way to the person or people we want toContinue reading “Which 2 things are required for communication to work?”

Three Tips to Boost Effectiveness of an Internal Communication Audit

With the right insight, you can upgrade employee communication to ignite engagement and drive business results. In recent years, the practice of internal communication has transformed rapidly. Technology has evolved. Content priorities have shifted. Audiences have become more distinct and complex.   And there’s more pressure than ever before to show tangible business results. This hasContinue reading “Three Tips to Boost Effectiveness of an Internal Communication Audit”

Easing Nervous Energy: Tips for Speaking to Large Groups

It’s natural to experience some level of anxiety before presenting. Here’s how you to use that energy to your advantage: Find a quiet space – We speak best when we harness our anxiety and/or excitement, so find a quiet area where you can be alone to focus for a few minutes. Help your brain focusContinue reading “Easing Nervous Energy: Tips for Speaking to Large Groups”

How to Achieve Your Most Important Goal

10 tips for breaking through the barriers that stand between you and accomplishment It happens to everyone, but we don’t always realize it. We have a goal in mind, but we just can’t seem to make progress on achieving it. It could be a personal accomplishment related to our health, finances or career. Or, itContinue reading “How to Achieve Your Most Important Goal”

A Fascinating Twist on Perception and Clarity

He’s always been an insightful child, so I shouldn’t have been surprised when I read the quote in my 16-year-old’s English paper. The assignment asked students to describe their life philosophy, and Tommy wrote the paper about perspective. But it wasn’t at all what I expected to read. I thought I’d see something akin toContinue reading “A Fascinating Twist on Perception and Clarity”

Measuring the Business Impact of Your Internal Communication Program

Successful organizations measure internal communication programs using strategic business goals. Thanks to a growing number of tools and resources, communicators have access to more data than ever before, yet it can still be difficult to determine if the right things are being measured. To get an accurate assessment of the effectiveness of an internal communicationContinue reading “Measuring the Business Impact of Your Internal Communication Program”

Meaningful Experiences Shape Attitudes

Interactions that reach employees on an emotional level can accelerate engagement. High-performance cultures do not get that way by chance. They are built strategically and methodically through well-choreographed experiences that cultivate employee engagement. Every experience that employees have with their company contributes to their beliefs about the organization. These beliefs influence how they think andContinue reading “Meaningful Experiences Shape Attitudes”

Why You Should Think of Culture like an Ecosystem

Companies with high-performance cultures have discovered the power of a holistic approach. In high school biology class, we were taught that an ecosystem is a complex community of living things that interact with one another and with the environment around them. Each component of the system is interconnected and has a role in influencing theContinue reading “Why You Should Think of Culture like an Ecosystem”

How to Get Your Employees on Board with Change

First published by Training Magazine: https://trainingmag.com/how-get-your-employees-board-change 8 must-haves for your change communication program to evolve employee perceptions. Jessica Walter, MS, APR, Account Strategist, Internal Communication, JPL One of the most significant causes of stress for leadership during any significant organizational change is maintaining the confidence and positivity of employees. Mergers, acquisitions, shifts in leadership, relocation—you nameContinue reading “How to Get Your Employees on Board with Change”