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How do I write my Internal Communication Objectives & Key Results (OKRs)?

Arkan, the internal communicator is in a fix. He is expected to write up his goals for the year and the deadline is fast approaching. He doesn’t know where to start because he was just hired and has limited visibility on all that’s happening across the business. Not that it has been an easy ride. […]

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Can Internal Communicators be valued as Billable Resources?

In the corporate world, the spotlight often shines on billable resources—the drivingIn the corporate world, the spotlight often shines on billable resources—the driving force behind revenue generation and client satisfaction. But what about #internalcommunicators? How can they strategically align themselves with the mindset of billable resources to enhance value within the organization? Let’s break it […]

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Business Partnering for Internal Communications? 5 Ways to Succeed

The role of internal communication professionals extends far beyond disseminating information. They’re expected to be strategic advisors, adept planners, and effective implementers. Yet, amidst managing processes and decoding policies, many internal communicators find themselves struggling to reach their full potential. This is where business partnering holds the promise of transforming internal communications from a support […]

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9 Red Flags That Indicate Your Internal Communications Team is Dysfunctional

Effective internal communication is critical for any successful organization. It’s the key ingredient that binds teams, aligns goals, and ensures everyone is on the same page. But what happens when that communication team sputters and misfires? In this post I share subtle signs that your internal communications (IC) team might be dysfunctional and explore ways […]

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8 Tips to Navigate the World of Contracting in Employee Communications

Embarking on a contract role in employee communications can be both exciting and challenging. As a contract staffer, you play a vital role in keeping the communication wheels turning smoothly within an organization. In this blog, we’ll explore the key qualities that contracting employers look for and provide practical tips to ensure a successful stint […]

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The New Work Ecosystem in 2024 | Can Internal Communicators Step Up?

Here’s wishing my readers a blessed New Year! This is Edition #101 of my newsletter. Thank you for your support and encouragement. As the world of work continues its transformative journey in 2024 – embracing hybrid and gig working, navigating the complexities of multigenerational teams, and contending with the pervasive influence of AI – internal […]

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Seeking a Business Case to Pitch a Total Rewards Revisit? Borrow this FREE Presentation Now!

Often, internal communicators are invited by leaders to partner on business recommendations that will improve their standing and influence, within and outside the firm. Empowering leaders with effective communication solutions leveraging research-led insights can go a long way in building trust, credibility and connection. I recently helped a business leader at a reputed global services […]

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Webinar on Inclusive Internal Communications | Next Level IC | Sept 14

Pleased to be running a webinar for my good friend Jonas Bladt Hansen, who curates a thriving forum called Next Level IC in Denmark. We have interacted numerous times and I am impressed by his knowledge and expertise in digital workplace communications and employee communications. My session will focus on how organizations can raise their […]

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Watch Inclusive Internal Communications webinar recording | SimplyIC

I had the opportunity to expand on the meaning of Inclusive Internal Communications and share real world examples of how it plays out at the workplace. Look up more details on SimplyIC’s community: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/simply-communicate-com_missed-our-simplypresents-webinar-with-aniisu-activity-7092507815491067904-VjMa?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop

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10 Tips to Unlock Success in Internal Communications Interviews. Download Free Checklist!

Navigating the world of internal communications interviews requires more than just a standard preparation routine. It demands a thoughtful approach, where self-reflection and keen awareness come together to create an authentic and compelling representation of yourself. In 2010, I wrote a blog on interviewing for internal communication roles which received a lot of attention. In […]