Advanced Learning Institute

Over 20 of the best health care internal communicators gathered in Boston to discuss and present their successes with improving employee engagement through their internal communications strategies. The morning of Sept. 18th, 2019 opened with the conference facilitator, CEO and Co-Founder of Local Wisdom, Pinaki Kathiari’s own inspiring experience as a health care administrator. The attendees then went around the

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A few weeks ago, I traveled to Boston for what is truly one of my favorite events of the year – ALI’s Strategic Internal Communications Conference. I’ve joked that it’s sort of like summer camp for internal communicators, but it’s not far from the truth! It’s an opportunity to reunite with colleagues, friends and partners for three days of workshops, presentations, networking,

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As communicators we can also support the HR department in phrasing their professional jargon into simple sentences. Keep asking ”why” so many times that you will help the whole organization understand what they should know and what they should do differently in the future. You can ask any professional to explain their complex facts as if they were talking to their mother or their 10-year-old child.

Strong culture leads to great employee engagement. It’s well documented that companies with better employee engagement enjoy oh-so-many dividends, including better productivity, innovation, customer experience, employee retention, profitability, safety and work quality.

For a young, or rapidly growing company, the need to articulate their Mission, Vision and Values is even more urgent. Taking a beat to think about your culture and values may seem like a luxury, but the most successful companies know that there are some very real reasons why this matters to their business.

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Written by: Tim Vaughan, Poppulo Just when you thought you had everything under control, the bottom falls out. Employees are leaving, are disengaged—even engaging in open rebellion. Here are six reasons your change program might not be working—and how you can turn it around. It has been widely reported that 70% of change projects fail. According to Priya Bates, an

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Written by: Kyla Sims, Bananatag Transparency. Authenticity. Inclusion. Why do words that symbolize really awesome things make internal communicators and employees roll their eyes so far back in their head they may just get stuck like that? Is it that they are overused? Or is it that organizations are saying they value one thing and doing another? Or perhaps it’s

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Written by: Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, AdminUniverse Previously we explored the first two Leadership Fundamentals; Communication and Motivation – but there’s more! To fully engage your Administrative Leadership Role, we have a few more skills on the checklist. Whether you already have a firm grasp on these or you are just diving in, you should revisit these principles on a

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Written by: Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, AdminUniverse For most Administrative Professionals, leadership skills do not flawlessly develop overnight. They are collected and refined over time. In this two-part blog series, I will explore the Top 5 Leadership Skills needed to improve both resume development and role effectiveness. Communication Communicating as a leader is a magical craft. As an Administrative Professional,

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