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Written by: Simpplr Research Intranets have been failing for years. In many ways, the industry has evolved and re-created itself, yet many of the same challenges from 25 years ago persist today. We conducted an extensive research project to gain insight into why intranets fail. This research provides Simpplr, as a solution provider, a deeper understanding of the most pressing

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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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Written by: Carl Rutman, Brightcove The world of live streaming is a little bit like the Wild West—an unpredictable frontier where the only law is Murphy’s Law. Between me and Brightcove’s two video pros, we’ve had our fair share of live streaming mistakes, but if you learn from our experience, maybe things can go a little more smoothly for you.

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It’s the question every digital manager dreads: are you truly connected with your remote workers? There are many advantages to having a remote workforce, but typically communication quality isn’t one of them. With the geographical distance between you and your team members, not to mention the difficulty of gauging the right tone over email, it can be difficult to build

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Written by: PoliteMail Software According to Gallup, 43 percent of American employees work remotely at least some of the time. As the workforce becomes increasingly dispersed, internal communicators need to adjust accordingly. How can you keep remote employees engaged, involved and connected to your company? Taylor Morrison, a homebuilding company with 1800 dispersed employees, determined effective communications strategies by tracking

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Written by: Maddie Renneke, Tunheim They are more tech savvy than millennials. They are more liberal than you were at their age. They don’t know high school without Instagram and have never been on MySpace. They crave authenticity and can see right through you when you fake it. We think of them as teens, but they are also our college

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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 helps provoke deeper insights and

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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 of having professional communications advisors

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