Communications

About Miami Children’s Health System (MCHS) in South Florida is routinely ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation. They employ over 3,500 employees. Francis Forte, Employee Communications Specialist, is part of a central HR team that manages internal communications throughout the organization. Challenge Reaching MCHS’ diverse workforce is a big challenge. For example, Francis says, doctors are checking

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Written by: Christie Wroten 1. Failing to personalize the training experience. When you’re using gamification for mandatory online training, consider your learner’s preferences. Even though gamification is the current trend—and has tons of success—not all employees will want to participate. Make gamification a choice. An article I read in Chief Learning Officer points out that “there are some segments of

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 I think by now we all know I’m a big fan of ALI Conferences and last week in Nashville was no exception. This time I was thrilled to be a speaker at their “Social, Mobile and Video for Internal Communications” conference to bring some small pieces of wisdom on incorporating video into your internal communications strategy. It turns out I

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Written by: Emma Hanley, Newsweaver Communications Specialist Are you struggling to measuring internal communications? Or are you one of those beleaguered members of the 16% of corporate communicators that aren’t measuring at all? If the idea of trying to pull together data from your organizations intranet, ESN, email platform fills you with dread then rest assured you are not alone.

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On April 28, IC Kollectif posted the following question to communication professionals via its Twitter account: “Who are the IC thought leaders you are reading or listening to these days ?” We were curious to hear from our followers who they consider to be the consultants and practitioners who actively share their insights with the larger profession and who are

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Written by Andrea Nazarian in Connected Companies Want better internal communications at your place of work? Start telling stories. Here are four ways to quickly bring your content to life with impact, variety, and colour. 1. Make publishing content easy You need to make publishing content simple and straightforward for everyone at your company. Your team needs to be able

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I think we all appreciate a little honesty. And while there are probably plenty of good reasons to tell white lies, there are moments in life when we shouldn’t short-change ourselves the chance to ‘get real.’ So what makes me, a 24-year-old, the authority on this topic? Aside from honesty having always been one very strong trait of mine, working

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Written by: Rick DeMarco, Managing Director, Inward Strategic Consulting I just returned from an Advanced Learning Institute (ALI) conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Strategic Internal Branding. As usual, ALI did an outstanding job of lining up some great speakers and presentations and participants were able to attend four hands-on workshops on the first day. Inward kicked the meeting off with

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Written by: Priya Bates, President, Inner Strength Communication Inc. “This started a conversation about communication, and consideration and most importantly respect in the workplace.” Kelly Ripa Not many of us have time to watch ‘Live’ with Kelly and Michael, especially if you have a day-time job; but for the past week, I’ve been watching the saga and the botched announcement of Michael

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We first heard about ALI Conferences about 3 years ago when a large client of ours wanted to talk about a project we helped them with. It was for the SharePoint for Internal Communications conference and that was my introduction to Advanced Learning Institute. By the end of this year, I’ll have been to 5 conferences from the organization. I’ve

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