Tag Archives: IC

The connectors get connected: Five key take-aways from Big Yak 2014

Who needed Glasto this weekend when the internal comms industry had its very own festival…..a festival of conversation at The Big Yak 2014. And what a conversation it was, with more than 150 new people to meet, exchange ideas with … 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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Why your annual employee conference is the most important internal communication channel you have

Fresh back from a two-day employee conference I’ve been thinking about how important these events are as part of an annual internal comms calendar. I think most businesses have moved on from conferences that are simply departmental update followed by … 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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