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Accelerating Engagement on Social Intranets

Is it important for you to understand the psychological and motivational factors that drive engagement on social intranets? Maybe it's more helpful for you to understand the factors that drive engagement with the content you create for blogs and social media. Either way, I'm committed to learning and sharing the best practices for creating content that accelerates engagement on social intranets and […] Read More

5 Forceful Writing Habits for Online Content

Let’s stop and think a moment about your changing role and responsibility as a corporate or marketing communicator: You’ve evolved from writer to content provider, providing usable chunks of information for an online readership. This may sound less than glamorous, but the fact remains, whether you’re writing a story or blog post for the intranet or […] Read More

Five Curious Reasons Why Organizations Forgo Two-Way Communication

A nationwide Tribe Inc. survey published recently indicates that employees at every level prefer two-way communication with senior leadership and with fellow employees and that they're inclined to use internal communication channels to achieve this interaction. Having arrived at our present point along the social media continuum you may wonder if organizations still debate the value of […] Read More

Who Controls The Message Now?

It's a new day for public relations and crisis communication strategy as social channels pave the way for a more consensual, grassroots decision-making model. Newspaper press releases once meant a lot in the court of public opinion—PR pros used them to get out in front of the message and influence perception. There was a sense […] Read More

Eight Good Ways to Break Bad News

When a client asked about the best way to share bad news during times of change, the following guidelines came to mind. These were designed from the perspective of a corporate communicator with change management responsibilities, but any leader or manager sharing difficult news with direct reports might also find them useful. Be Empathetic: Stating […] Read More

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