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Spotlight on Communications Planning | Edition #5 | Conversation with Gloria Walker

Welcome to the 5th edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight Series featuring Gloria Walker, an experienced communications consultant in both internal and external communications. Having worked both in-house and in agencies, Gloria is equipped with a wide perspective of role of communications. She is experienced in research and planning work, as well as implementation and currently serves […]

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Spotlight on Strategic Storytelling | Episode #4 | Conversation with Dianne Chase

Welcome to the 4th edition of Intraskope’s Spotlight Series featuring Dianne Chase, an award-winning media, journalism and public relations professional with deep expertise in various communication disciplines such as crisis communication and storytelling. What is strategic storytelling and how can we measure it? What does it take to inspire employees and help communicators embed this […]

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Comms Minute | Four Steps to Making Internal Comms a Global Profession

Sharing the next episode of my conversation with Mike Klein on Smarp’s Comms Minute. In this edition, I address the importance of making the internal communications function inclusive, accessible and standardized. Here is the transcript of my response: Invest in standardizing capabilities and skills across the globe. While there are attempts by bodies such as […]

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My 3 Lessons on IC: Featured on Comms Minute (Smarp)

Recently I spoke with Mike Klein on lessons India can teach the world on internal communications. We covered aspects of pride, ingenuity, inclusion and values in communications. Listen to the podcast here: https://share.transistor.fm/s/0d42afc0?utm_campaign=5d831bf158cd6f0001eddf79&utm_content=6087b3e20f6f810001a24730&utm_medium=smarpshare&utm_source=generic Transcript What can India teach the rest of the world about IC? I feel teaching is a two-way street: there are lots […]

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Personal Branding Series: Episode 33 | Cherian Kuruvila | Gravitas and Presence Important For Personal Branding Success

Does have a strong presence and carrying yourself well matter for personal branding? Can how you appear and how you communicate impact your self-worth? Yes, believes Cherian Kuruvila, a management consultant and coach. In this interview, Cherian shares how he gained the trust of his peers, colleagues and clients by staying grounded, being consistent and […]

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Managing the Internal Communicator’s ‘Ownership’ Conundrum

Often internal communicators are requested or solicited to ‘own’ programs which may not be within their remit or purview. Saying Yes can result in unnecessary workload and distraction from key priorities. Say No can result in angst and friction among stakeholders. Swaying too much on either side of the spectrum has its benefits and downsides. […]

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Personal Branding Series: Episode 32 | Dr. Kalpana Gopalan | Show, Structure and Substance Matter

Is personal branding a deliberate choice or serendipity? Do you plan it or go with the flow? I has the honor of speaking with an accomplished personality in Dr. Kalpana Gopalan, an IAS officer of over 33 years, a PhD from IIM Bengaluru and an active advocate of volunteering. Currently serving as Additional Chief Secretary, […]

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Completed my Ph.D. in organizational communications!

Delighted to share that, by the Grace of God, I completed my PhD in organizational communications (HR&OB) earlier this year. As an author, adjunct faculty, speaker, trainer and communications coach, I had enrolled in this program in 2015 with Alliance University, India because I wanted to blend my passion for research with my experience of […]