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Oct 14, 2019, 7:46 AM
Let me first start this post by saying that I am making a conscious effort to refer to practitioners differently, but that I often find myself falling into the trap of referring to myself and others, who make a living as experts in communication, as communicators.
Sep 23, 2019, 12:54 PM
The other day, I was asked to contribute a chapter to a global communication manual by my professional association. I was honoured to be asked and quickly said yes. Later that night, I noticed some interesting posts on twitter that fell into two camps:
Aug 6, 2019, 4:52 PM
Some people seemed a little annoyed last year when I called my new Strategic Internal Communication Conference, the first annual. Those of you who know me, know that I'm an optimist and maybe I just believe in the power of positive thinking?
Jul 20, 2019, 2:56 AM
As the importance of Internal Communication and the number of available roles seem to grow, there has been a lot of discussion, in person and online, about what Internal Communication actually is.
Feb 13, 2019, 7:25 AM
Last week I challenged you to #AskMeAnything. Eleanor Tan, Global Head of Corporate Communication at the China Navigation Company, based in Singapore, asked me a total of six questions (WOW). I thought I would focus this blog on two of her questions.
Jan 31, 2019, 3:22 AM
As a consultant who specializes in Internal Communication, I have the chance to speak to a variety of executives looking for support. When asking about employee engagement, I push them to be very clear about what engagement means to them.
Jan 28, 2019, 8:59 AM
I recently had a great conversation with Dan St. Louis of SocialChorus, a growing global workforce communications platform. We talked about the challenges his team experienced working with organizations and communication professionals considering adopting new technologies and launching internal apps.
Dec 21, 2018, 5:17 PM
This is the time that we all reflect on the past year, and plan for the next one. I consider myself blessed to do what I love every day and I want to thank our clients, my extended team and my communication colleagues for their contribution to our success.
Dec 10, 2018, 6:03 PM
I've always been a big believer in life-long learning and investing in myself. From making the decision to pay for my own IABC membership for the first few years of my career, to soaking up every book, article and opportunity that presented itself, I believe professional development (PD) has been a key contributor to my success.
Nov 21, 2018, 2:37 AM
For the majority of my corporate and consulting career, I have worked for corporations and have had the opportunity to support unionized environments from the employer side successfully. In 2017, I had the unique and wonderful opportunity to work inside a union and it helped reinforce my dedication to employees who bring our organizations to life.
Nov 12, 2018, 4:09 AM
I remember my husband and I having a conversation on homeless youth after a documentary had aired talking about young people who were out on their own because they simply didn't want to follow the rules at home. It justified my reason to not give to those in the streets.
Oct 31, 2018, 4:54 AM
I have to admit that I am still recovering from last week's first Strategic Internal Communication Conference in Toronto. This is the first of a series of blogs that will share insights from the conference and feedback from attendees.