Category Archives: Stakeholder management

What new skills did you learn as a comms pro in 2013?

As December rolls into place on my iPhone calendar, I started to reflect on my year at work. I’ve worked in various roles in internal and external communications, PR and journalism since 2000, but never before has my skillset needed … Continue reading

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An alternative definition for IC

Back in 2004 I was elected Education Officer for my Student Union in Sheffield. It was a full-time job and the purpose of my role was to listen to, and represent the views of students back to the University and the … Continue reading

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Dealing with stakeholders: how to keep your internal comms schedule on track

My previous post discussed the challenges of keeping internal comms top of mind for your senior stakeholders. The five examples I outlined are points I raise with my stakeholders when a deadline is about to be missed, to help bring the … Continue reading

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Five reasons why internal deadlines matter

Whether it’s the monthly CEO message, staff newsletter or promised roll-out of an employee engagement campaign, we’ve all failed to meet our own deadlines because of the difficulty of working with our internal stakeholders. Not providing information on time, wanting … Continue reading

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