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How to Craft a Story With Your Internal Communications Data

Written by: Charong Chow, SocialChorus When you present your internal communications findings to the executive team, are you crafting compelling stories that incorporate data? Storytelling and data make a great match. Without storytelling, your data are just raw numbers and some survey results. Storytelling adds context to data when you present to your organization; it

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6 ways senior executives can improve communications with employees

Written by: PoliteMail Software Communicating with employees is  an increasingly vital role for top executives in organizations of all sizes. The problem is not all senior leaders recognize this. While executives often take an active role in external communications with the media and business communities, they tend to delegate internal communications or underestimate the value

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Create Active Engagement by Listening and Learning

Written by: Gregg Apirian, SocialChorus For most companies, the customer comes first. Employees work hard every day to improve the customer experience — from brand perception to advancing products and services to delivering timely and valuable customer service. These hard-working employees are the brains and glue that hold the customer experience together and, in many

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6 Must-Know Internal Communications Metrics

Written by: PoliteMail Software Often articles and how-to guides about internal communications will offer a piece of advice like “identify the KPIs that work best for your organization,” but don’t specify exactly what those KPIs or metrics should be. There’s a good reason for that: Different types of organizations have different goals, and thus most

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How To Take The “Corporate” Out Of Corporate Storytelling

Written by: Jason Anthoine, Audacity Stories are Powerful They can captivate audiences, inspire empathy and understanding, forge new connections, and compel others to take action. Stories also have the power to change the hearts and minds of your employees, customers, stakeholders, and leaders, making them incredibly effective tools for transformation and growth. As leaders and

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Mixing it Up: A Different Approach to Internal Communications During Times of Organizational Change

Written by: Gabriel Sanchez, First 5 LA “I know Kung-Fu!” That is one of my all-time favorite movie lines. And just as Neo in “The Matrix” mixed and matched martial arts moves as he sparred with Morpheus after uttering that line, professional communicators must also be agile in blending different public relations and marketing approaches

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Giving Advice Doesn’t Work (for me)

Written by: Roy Browning,  JMC Brands “You know what you should do…” Have you ever heard that phrase from someone? I bet if you’re anything like me, you either listened to or rebuked those words depending on who it came from. That super successful friend that you’ve always wanted to be like said those words

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How Westar Reaches Deskless Workers With Their Branded App

Written by: Charong Chow, SocialChorus Modern communications are more than just email blasts.  In our last installment, Shel Holtz of FIR was talking with Jana Dawson, Director of Corporate Communications, and Jaycee Breese, Corporate Communications Representative, at Westar Energy in Kansas City, Missouri. They were discussing the difficulties of reaching over 2,400 employees out in

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