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Meet Your Speakers: Storytelling & Content Strategies for Internal Communications

Joining us at the Storytelling & Content Strategies for Internal Communications Conference are over 20 prominent communicators who will be leading interactive workshops and engaging sessions over the 3-day event.  A few of them sat down with us to answer some questions on why they are passionate about communications and the benefit to employing storytelling

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Jennie

Meet an Internal Communicator: Jennie Bledsoe, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Jennie Bledsoe is the Director of Internal and HR Communications at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and she will be joining ALI as a speaker at the 6th Annual Strategic Internal Communications conference, July 23-25 in Boston. Bledsoe sat down with us to answer a few questions on what’s new in internal communications. Can you

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Harness the Power of Your Deskless Employees: Conference Roundup

ALI Conferences hosted the Strategic Internal Communications to Engage Deskless Employees conference on April 30 – May 2, 2019 at the beautiful Mid America Club in downtown Chicago. Over 30 Internal Communication professionals attended this conference, including speakers from PetCo; Rollins, Inc.; Deloitte; Fortune Brands; U-Haul and more. Attendees overall enjoyed the interactive workshops and

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Jason

Meet an Internal Communicator: Jason Greenspan, McDonald’s USA

Jason Greenspan is the Senior Director, US Strategy and Internal Communications at McDonald’s USA and is one of ALI’s 6th Annual Strategic Internal Communications conference speakers. He sat down with us to answer a few questions on the biggest challenges and growing trends of internal communications. Can you tell us a little bit about your

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Making Meaningful Connections, Instead of Small Talk

Written by Ann Melinger, BrilliantInk.net. A few weeks ago, several Brilliant Inkies, myself included, attended ALI’s 5th Annual Strategic Internal Communications Conference in Boston. It was an excellent gathering of professionals representing a wide range of industries, organizations, geographies and backgrounds. (My colleague Becky, shared one of her personal highlights from Crayola, and Kate shared

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Seven Wicked Smart Tips from Communications Experts

Do you ever leave a conference chock full of ideas and new contacts? After Advanced Learning Institute’s 5th Annual Strategic Comms Conference, I certainly did! If you missed it, check out some awesome nuggets (and sorry if you get a serious case of FOMO):   “Learn your employees’ love language.” – Speaker from Pernod Ricard

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The Link Between Employee Experience and Customer Experience

Written by Mark Emmons, Dynamic Signal. David Armano is the Global Strategy Director at Edelman where he focuses on helping companies navigate digital transformation. And, yes, that means educating clients on new technology. But he said companies are underestimating an even larger cultural shift. “There has been an inversion in trust,” Armano explained. “Employees, consumers

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What You Should Be Measuring to Effectively Tell Your Story

Originally written on Polite Mail. Measurement isn’t worth anything if you’re doing it for it’s own sake. It must tie into your organization’s overarching goals. As Rachel Miller puts it in an article on All Things IC: Too often I see communications teams working in complete isolation from the rest of the business. When I ask how

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