Monthly Archives: May 2012

Where does the role of communicator fit in tomorrow’s world?

Back in March I posted a piece about  a networking event I had attended entitled Seeing Around Corners – Tooling up for the Future after which I was interviewed by Alison Boothby – a freelance business writer who works with recruitment consultants Comma … Continue reading

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The Future of Internal Comms. Is there one?

At a recent IC networking event, the following questions were raised for debate: Where should IC sit within an organisation? Should it still be called IC or is it time to ‘rebrand’ the function? These are not new questions but … Continue reading

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The Role of IC in Influencing Leadership Communications

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about “leadership”. From the famous definition advocated by NLP: “… the ability to change the second half of your sentence based on the feedback you receive to the first half …” (impressive !), to … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Art of Values Matching

Look at any company’s career pages and the majority will allude, in some form or other, to their core values.  Some, such as Zappos – a byword for a company that lives and breathes its values – make them front … Continue reading

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