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Personal Branding Series: Episode 16 | Abha Maryada Banerjee | Referred to as: the Asian “Oprah”, India’s 1st International Woman Motivator, Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Speaker and Author

Abha Maryada Banerjee is fondly known as the “Asian Oprah” and the 1st International Woman Motivator. A qualified lawyer, she has created a niche for herself in a space not known for many women to make a mark – public speaking and motivation. Known to speak her mind (and not often liked for it!), Abha […]

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Video Interview | Anurita Saxena | Balancing Pace and Patience in Internal Communications

Presenting the next edition of  Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series featuring Anurita Saxena of AXA Business Services. Watch the complete video interview on YouTube or read the transcript below.  Anurita has over a decade of experience managing internal and external communications. She has worked in the manufacturing, technology, telecom & insurance sectors, and has seen communications evolving from an […]

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Take the COVID-19 Internal Communications Survey Now! Submit your response by August 10, 2020

COVID-19 has disrupted the way the world operates like never before. Effective internal communications is known to help keep employees informed, engaged and committed during crises. As the ‘black swan’ event of COVID-19 continues to evolve, gaining a clearer understanding of internal communications and how organizations and communicators have faced into the challenges can influence […]

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Video Interview | Harshita Nair | Empathy and creativity can enhance Internal Communications

Presenting the 41st edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series featuring Harshita Nair of Subex. Watch the complete video interview on YouTube or read the transcript below.  With over 17 years of experience in the B2B and B2C space, Harshita has managed multiple projects involving internal and external communications (especially, crisis and change communication), leadership and stakeholder management, campaign development […]

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COVID-19 | How can internal communications and virtual leadership influence employee experience?

This blog first appeared on the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Inside website: https://cipr.co.uk/CIPR/Network/Groups_/Inside_content/Blogs_/COVID-19_How_internal%20_communications_and_virtual_leadership_enhance_employee_experience.aspx As the world copes with the pandemic and green shoots of recovery emerge, there are key trends, issues and opportunities related to employees’ experiences that organizations face into.  The impact of COVID-19 on employees’ experiences, the summation of all and everyday interactions […]

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CSR Communications Series | Shaina Ganapathy | Building a Connected Community Through Sustainable Partnerships

Harnessing the collective might of organizations to focus on common goals and improve community impact isn’t an easy task. Especially, when the CSR charters are varied and resources are limited. However, through transparent engagement, strong partnerships and consistent practices, the sky is the limit. In the 3rd edition of the CSR Communications Series, Shaina Ganapathy […]

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Personal Branding Series: Episode 15 | Dr. Latha Vijaybaskar | Leadership Coach, Facilitator, Visiting faculty, Speaker and Best-Selling Author

Dr. Latha Vijaybaskar calls herself a “retired teenager who is optimistic and audacious enough to believe deep conversations and engaging collaboration will inspire action with remarkable celerity”. What strikes me about that statement is her candor, commitment and sense of humor. A holder of a PhD, three masters degrees, one in Psychology, one in management […]

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Video Interview | Neha Kumar | Creating Meaningful Experiences with Internal Communications

Presenting the 40th edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series featuring Neha Kumar. Watch the complete video interview on YouTube or read the transcript below. In her last assignment, Neha served as the Regional Internal Communications and Employee Engagement Lead at a global insurer based in Hong Kong. With over 15 years of experience in communications, as a journalist and a PR […]

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Personal Branding Series: Episode 14 | Sunil Robert | Communications leader, networking champion, marketer, storyteller, speaker and author

Sunil Robert and I worked as colleagues and I have observed his strong relationship-building skills and networking abilities at close quarters. If there is anyone who knows the power of authentic engagement and purpose-led living, it is Sunil. A communications professional who comes from a very humble background, crafted a path for himself, overcame challenges […]

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Video Interview | Arnab Roy Choudhury | Inspiring Trust and Building Reputation with Internal Communications

Presenting the 39th edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series featuring Arnab Roy Choudhury. Watch the complete video interview on YouTube or read the transcript below. Arnab serves as the Global Communications Lead, Information & Cyber Security for Standard Chartered Bank and is the Singapore Co-Lead for Asia Pacific Association of Communications Directors, a forum for communication leaders. With two decades of […]

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Video Interview | Bhavna Satyanarayan | Driving Cultural Transformation with Internal Communications

Presenting the 38th edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series featuringBhavna Satyanarayan. Watch the complete video interview on YouTube or read the transcript below. Bhavna is the Head of Communications at the Care Chemicals division of BASF Asia-Pacific based in Hong Kong. An experienced, outcome-driven, communications professional, she has worked on the agency and corporate sides in India and overseas. With a […]

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Personal Branding Series: Episode 13 | Scott Shirai | APR, Fellow – Public Relations Society of America, award winning nonprofit executive, coach, speaker, entertainer and author

Scott Shirai, 77, is a results-oriented expert with proven success and awards in fundraising, strategic planning, marketing, corporate grants & sponsorships, public relations, branding, board development, communications, team-building, research, and training.  He is the recipient of the Innovator’s Award for fundraising and research three years in a row in ceremonies at the White House. Recipient […]

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Personal Branding Series: Episode 12 | Sandeep K. Krishnan | Sr. Partner, People Business – HR and Leadership Consulting and author of The Making of a CEO

Dr. Sandeep is a well-known HR and leadership consultant with a strong track record and with impeccable credentials. A Doctorate from IIM Ahmedabad (his paper was accepted in one of the world’s top journals) and an author of The Making of a CEO, Sandeep is unassuming and believes in letting his work do the talking. […]

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Measurement in Public Relations | Are we Missing the Woods for the Trees?

Research on public relations measurement has caught the attention of practitioners and academicians for decades. The focus has shifted from evaluating output to measuring outcomes; from setting goals to engaging stakeholders better. Numerous platforms and collaborative efforts have resulted in broad principles and guardrails for public relation professionals to demonstrate value and business impact. The […]

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CSR Communications Series | Roshni Venkatesh | Signaling the Organization’s Commitment to Society

Every employee is a steward of the organization’s corporate social responsibility agenda and impact. How organizations involve them to contribute widely to society will influence reputation, the business and the impact it makes. In the 2nd edition of the CSR Communications Series, Roshni Venkatesh, an experienced CSR practitioner, shares her experiences with communications, what it […]

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5 Tips While Crafting Your Organization’s Internal Communication Experience Study

Looking to gain insights on how your internal communications is received, perceived and acted upon? Running an audit isn’t the same as doing a poll. It is much more comprehensive, and the output is expected to help make interventions and decisions related to business goals. While communication channel audits can give you some inputs on […]

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Video Interview | Anuroopa Pereira | Building Employee Advocacy Through Internal Communications

Presenting the 37th edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series featuringAnuroopa Pereira. Watch the complete video interview on You Tube or read the transcript below. Anuroopa heads Corporate Communications at Applied Materials India and has over 15+ years of local and international experience in managing public relations campaigns and analyst relations programs for Fortune 500 companies in India and Asia Pacific and Japan. That apart, […]

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Personal Branding Interview | Abhijit Bhaduri | Linkedin ‘Must Know’ Author, “One of India’s most interesting globalists“ (Forbes). No 1 HR Influencer on Social Media (SHRM, 2018)

Abhijit is a recognized learning and human resources thought leader, A Linkedin ‘must know’ author and consultant. Forbes called him “one of India’s most interesting globalists“(Forbes) and he was voted No. 1 HR Influencer on Social Media by SHRM in 2018.He believes in creating human connections and experimenting with different facets of the mind. Abhijit […]

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Online Interview | Paul Downey (Microsoft UK)| Putting Employees at the Heart of Internal Communications

Presenting the 36th edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series featuring Paul Downey of Microsoft UK. Paul has over 15 years’ experience in both private and public sectors, across global markets, specializing in internal and change communications, employee and brand engagement, organizational design and content and event curation. He believes in taking a strategic, pragmatic approach […]

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Personal Branding Series | Interview with Mangal D Karnad | Co-Founder FableSquare. Marketeer, Writer, Personal Branding Expert

Mangal has had a varied professional journey and her ability to reinvent is what struck me as inspirational. From sales and marketing to starting out as an entrepreneur, as a communication professional and as a writer, she has charted a path very few women leaders have. Her father was her inspiration and she leads with […]

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Video Interview | Elizabeth Chen | How Internal Communicators Can Be Trusted Advisors

Presenting the 35th edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series featuring Elizabeth Chen. Watch the complete video interview on You Tube or read the transcript below. Elizabeth manages internal communications for a worldwide leader in information technology and networking and has over 13 years of experience with branding and external communications as well. Her background with […]

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Personal Branding Series | Interview with Itzik Amiel | Founder & CEO Of THE SWITCH & Power Networking Academy, Bestselling Author of The Attention Switch, Keynote Speaker & Business Mentor

Itzik Amiel is a global authority on networking, a sought-after speaker and author of The Switch. I had the opportunity to listen to his energizing keynote address at the 2018 IABC EuroComm conference at Copehagen, Denmark where I also spoke on internal communications. Itzik brings a personal touch to his engagements and is a great […]

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Video Interview | Kriti Pradhan | Managing Crises Like COVID-19 with Effective Internal Communications

Presenting the 34th edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series featuring Kriti Pradhan. Watch the complete video interview on You Tube or read the transcript below.  Kriti heads Communications – internal, external and digital HR at the Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. (The Times Group) and has 20+ years of experiencein branding, events, internal and external […]

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Personal Branding Series | Interview with Mubeena Azeez | 2019 LinkedIn Top Voices (India), 2019 Outstanding Young Achiever (ASSOCHAM), Talent Acquisition leader & Trained Dancer

Mubeena Azeez is a talent acquisition professional and has established herself as a career management advisor. With her background in recruitment, she has also branched into social media engagement, employer branding and a whole lot more. A model and a trained dancer, she believes in inspiring people to spread positivity through her actions – personally […]

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Video Interview | Shakambhari Thakur | Shaping Employee Experience Through Internal Communications

Delighted to share the 33rd edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series featuring Shakambhari Thakur. Watch the complete video interview on You Tube or read the transcript below.  Shakambhari currently works as the Deputy General Manager: Corporate Communications – Samsung Research Institute at Bengaluru, India and has over 17 years of experience in corporate communications, CSR, […]

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Personal Branding Series | Interview with Alexander Michael Gittens | Acclaimed Business Strategist, TEDx Speaker, Author and Award-winning Pianist

Alexander Michael Gittens is a business strategist, author and speaker and lives in downtown Toronto, Canada. Recently, we spoke on a video call and I found Alexander’s ability to engage authentically and his passion for excellence, very uplifting. He has been an achiever in more ways than one and yet believes in gratitude, staying grounded […]

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Video Interview | Ira Pradhan | Gain Business Acumen to Succeed with Internal Communications

Interview with Ira Pradhan – Communications Leader at a Global Automobile Major, India Pleased to share the 32nd edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series features Ira Pradhan. Watch the complete video interview on You Tube or read the transcript below.  Ira is a Corporate Communications Leader with experience in the healthcare, consumer electronics, information technology, […]

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Personal Branding Series | Interview with Gautam Ghosh | Employer Branding Expert & the ‘Original’ HR Blogger

Gautam Ghosh is an unassuming personal brand who has helped guide many other professionals shape who they are through the deliberate act of blogging. Today, many HR and digital media experts owe their success to Gautam’s evangelism and propagation of getting the word out to the world. In this interview, he reflects on his personal […]

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The 6Ps of Personal Branding During COVID-19

First published on Business World (May 19, 2020): http://www.businessworld.in/article/The-6Ps-of-Personal-Branding-During-COVID-19/18-05-2020-192364/ What is changing in our world with COVID-19? How can we stay relevant? In what ways can we contribute as individuals and personal brands? These and other questions maybe on your mind as you experience what the world faces currently. While there is hope that we […]

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Personal Branding Series | Interview with Karthik Srinivasan | Blogger & Author of ‘Be Social’

Personal branding is a conscious act – much like a performance. Define what you want to be and then stick to your goals. What are the ways to sharpen your thinking? How can you continue investing in your personal brand? Must you react to every skeptic or critic out there? In the 5th episode of […]

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Video Interview | Bhavana Kuka | Enhancing Employer Branding with Internal Communications

Pleased to share the 31st edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight on Internal Communication Series featuring Bhavana Kuka of Falabella. Watch the complete video interview on You Tube or read the transcript below. She discusses the role of employees as brand ambassadors and shares an exciting campaign that evoked interest and generated engagement. Bhavana believes strongly in the role […]

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Personal Branding Series | Discover yourself and make the world a better place

Personal branding is a way to discover your true self and give back in ways that matter. Over the years, I have offered practical tools, resources and coached people be their best selves through personal branding. As an internal communications expert, I believe that organizations are an amalgamation of personal brands and unless leaders recognize […]

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Personal Branding Series | Interview with Christina Daniels, Author of “I’ll Do It My Way: The Incredible Journey of Aamir Khan”

Personal branding is built by amplifying your authentic voice. It takes a lot to build a personal brand. It is essential to discover your calling. So, how do you know you are connecting to your purpose? What must you do to be consistent in your pursuit? Which approaches work if you want to continue adding […]

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Guest Blog | Sabith Khan, Program Director & Asst. Professor at California Lutheran University, Writer & Consultant

Delighted to share this excellent piece from Sabith, a good friend of mine and collaborator on corporate social responsibility projects. I have always been impressed by his passion for public affairs and citizenship and his depth of knowledge in nonprofit leadership and philanthropy. In this post, Sabith reflects on the role of leaders during crises […]

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Personal Branding Series | Joseph Fernandez, author: Corporate Communications – a 21st Century Primer

Personal branding is about reputation and fulfilling your purpose.  It isn’t easy building a personal brand and it can’t be built overnight. What are the risks and opportunities one encounters while creating a personal brand? How does one establish a reputation that stands the test of time? I am honored to share this interview with […]

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10 trends in a post-COVID-19 world

This article first appeared on my Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/10-trends-post-covid-19-world-aniisu-k-verghese/ As our world fights back against #COVID19, there are several visible and invisible changes shaping how we currently work, communicate and engage. It is quite evident that this situation will take a while to get better. About 2.7 billion workers or 81% of the world’s workforce is impacted […]

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COVID-19 Resources: funding and volunteering opportunities

With the pandemic sweeping across the world, there is a humanitarian crisis looming. Each country is at a different stage of their fightback against cononavirus and resources and support for affected individuals and organizations is lacking. There is a spurt of demand for funding, volunteers, resources, ventilators, masks, food among other needs. In India, the […]

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Co-authored paper ranks at 2020 International Public Relations Research Conference

Humbled to have co-authored a paper that won an award at the International Public Relations Research Conference (March 5-7, 2020) at Orlando, Florida. Thought I’ll share this news with you. Below are the details and the link. Paper: Enhancing Employee Commitment to Change through Uncertainty Reduction: The Role of Channel Selection and Communication Transparency Linjuan […]

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Hire for potential, groom for performance

The panel was undecided about two candidates they planned to hire. According to them, one was arrogant and the other was docile. They needed someone who straddled two extremes of the personality spectrum. This case study – Congenial or Docile – Whom Must We Hire?received interesting viewpoints from readers. Thank you Amrita, Murali, Annesha, Indranil and Vikram for sharing your valuable insights. […]

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5 signs that tells you an organization’s on-boarding program needs a revisit

Orientation programs are meant to integrate new hires and get them inspired to go the extra mile for the organization. When organizations take their eye of this important phase of employee experience, it can lead to poor downstream outcomes such as lesser engagement, lower productivity and reduced performance. How can organizations intervene and spot the […]