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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 Ways To Win Workforce And Customer Engagement With Mobile

Is your organization optimizing mobile communication effectively for workforce and customer engagement? Seems like old news, right? Mobile has been around for years: It’s no longer emerging—it’s here! Employees and customers expect mobile interaction with organizations and expect to have a consumer-grade experience when doing so. Yet surprisingly few organizations are using mobile to drive […] 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

Calculating the Cost of Workforce Zombies

In looking for ways to innovate and grow how many organizations have placed renewed emphasis on workforce engagement? Along with profit-to-earning-ratios how many have calculated the cost of workforce disengagement? The cost of creating workforce zombies in a down economy is considerable because motivated and engaged workers are the ones that help struggling organizations back […] Read More

5 Ways to Encourage Workforce Feedback on the Intranet

In considering ways to get more employees to provide feedback on an internal corporate site, as a client recently asked, it's good to remember that feedback is provided when there is an assurance that the worker's voice will be heard, considered and acted upon. This is a cultural issue, really. Companies modeling a consensual decision-making […] Read More

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