Monthly Archives: January 2014

Business communications: trends for 2014

At the beginning of January, Simply Communicate – the online community for internal communication professionals – published the business communication predictions for 2014 of a number of experts and thought leaders in internal communications, employee engagement and social business. It … Continue reading

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Are women better listeners than men?

I recently read a short HBR Blog written by Matthew and Terces Engelhart called Mindful Culture through Simple Exercises.  I didn’t know who the Engelharts were, I had never heard of Café Gratitude and it’s quite possible that if their … Continue reading

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“You can’t run on empty…

…and that’s increasingly what employees are being asked to do.” Tony Schwartz – CEO of The Energy Project. When I read this statement in an HBR blog entitled “New research: How Employee Engagement Hits the Bottom Line”, it strongly resonated with … Continue reading

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