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Is industry experience important for young academicians to teach corporate communications?

I often receive queries from practitioners, academicians and students on my blog, website(Ask Aniisu) and in person. The questions range from – how to manage communications internally to skills needed to succeed at the workplace; from building a personal brand to tips to be more socially conscious. Recently, I received this interesting question which may be relevant […]

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5 ways to make your ‘Give As You Earn’ charity programme sticky

Every socially conscious organization will want to give back to the community in ways that matter. One of the many ways to get staff engaged and connected is through an effective ‘Give As You Earn’ programme. Despite a perceived lack of ‘close’ connection that staff feel when they sign-up for charitable contributions directly from their […]

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Podcast: episode 1 of Intraskope Learning| what is internal communications and why does it matter?

Over the years, since I began blogging in 2006 I have received a lot of questions about internal communications and what its value. I am hoping to share my insights and perspectives through short podcasts and vlogs to help practitioners, students and academicians understand this function better and grow stronger in delivering value through it. […]

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4 communication strategies to consider when expanding your Global Capability Center network

Pleased to share that my article on communication strategies for integrating new global capability centers is live on the Shared Services & Outsourcing Network website. Do drop by and read the complete piece: https://www.ssonetwork.com/talent-management-leadership-and-culture/columns/integrating-a-new-global-capability-center-4-communication-strategies-to-make-the-change-effective

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5 Traps that Internal Communicators Must Avoid

While driving business outcomes and improving organizational performance through the delivery of an effective internal communications strategy there are instances when the employee communicator is asked seemingly innocuous questions and requests. Unless tackled head-on and tactfully, these requests can derail the team from doing what is right for the business. For starters, here are a […]

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Personal branding and does it matters for corporate communicators?

A discussion on a WhatsApp group drew my attention. Corporate communicators were debating if hiring middle to senior professionals in the industry had much to do with personal branding. Also, if recruiters seeking communication leaders via Linkedin indicated the relevance of your personal brand. One of them pointed out that most opportunities occur due to […]

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5 views for Chief Communication Officers to shape corporate character

Over the years, I have followed research by the Arthur W Page Society and have been impressed by their thought leadership and intent to help organizations and society thrive. Therefore, hearing senior leaders from the Page Society talk about their model for corporate character and authentic advocacy and the role of the Chief Communication Officer (CCO) gave richer meaning […]

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Solving real-world problems, one social start-up at a time

This post first appeared on my Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aniisu/ I had the opportunity to participate in the Social Start-up Santhe on May 10 organized by NS Raghavan Center for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) of the Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru. NSRCEL is the social ventures incubation program at the Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru. After introductions by Debasish Mitter, Director – Michael […]

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5 Recommendations to Communicate Effectively with Millennials

This post first appeared on IPR Organizational Communication Research Center’s website.  The ongoing debate on engaging millennials now probably has an outcome. The verdict – millennials are just like every other generation1. When we are younger, we value our freedom and space. As we grow older, we become more circumspect about how we conduct ourselves. This applies […]

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6 Strategies For Ground-Up Employee Engagement

This blog post first appeared on my Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aniisu/ When organizations provide clear direction and empowers staff, there are higher chances of employees staying engaged. Building ‘KRAs’, investing in a shared future and leveraging the ‘wisdom of crowds’ can uplift the engagement in offices, however dispersed they maybe. While most organizations rely on the human […]