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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.

ALI Conferences hosted the Sharepoint & O365 Strategies for Internal Communications, May 2019 in beautiful San Diego. Communicators from across the country came together to discuss their biggest challenges, proven solutions, and best practices for implementing a new digital workplace. Whether they are using SharePoint or O365, these engaging sessions gave attendees what they needed back home to develop new

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By Charong Chow Social Chorus The champagne’s popped and the Time’s Square ball drop is over. Now it’s time to plan for a great new year. How To Create Your Employee Communications Plan January is a fantastic time to invest in your internal communications plan, especially if it hasn’t been updated for some time. You may want to reexamine your

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We all know it, communication is the key. But it’s not always so simple! Conveying your corporate vision to all your collaborators can be a difficult task. Take a look to learn how an intranet can help you. 5 Ways to Transmit Corporate Vision through an Intranet Follow these 5 steps to build you corporate vision.  Successfully transmit it to

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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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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 communicators, it’s our job to

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In times of change or uncertainty, organizations need leadership more than ever. That means the quality and amount of communications need to increase. I used to work for a manager who said, “Lead, follow, or get out of the way.” Times of change are a litmus test for leadership, which means sharing with employees what we know and what we

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Written by Elizabeth Baskin, Tribe. It’s easy to forget about all those people out there in home offices. For those whose major interaction with colleagues in the corporate office is email and the occasional conference call, engagement may not be as high we’d like. By not being physically present, they miss out on a lot of relationship building that happens

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Written by Rachel Medanic, Talk Social to Me.   If you lead Internal Communications or IT at your company, you likely have been watching recent developments in collaboration technology. Collaboration for the enterprise is expected to be a $49b market by 2021. The number of companies vying for that market (enterprise social networking being the heaviest category of spend) continues

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As a tool to enable employee engagement, internal communication is a vital component of organizational success. However, it’s frequently the more high-profile external communicators who receive greater attention, focus and bigger budgets than their internal communications cousins.This article focuses on the key skills needed by the internal comms professional that enable them to “pitch” their programs as well as possible,

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