Category: Internal Communications
The Astros Had a Culture Problem, Not a Cheating One
As I write this, the Houston Astros are fresh off of hiring a new manager.
Is Your Culture Creating Real Connection?
Human beings crave connection.
Creative businesses love Process: Who knew?
For companies in transformation due to rapid growth, strategic transition or M&A activities or those in need of revitalization due to poor employee engagement or lackluster business performance, having a solid business ‘operating system’ in place will likely make the difference between success or failure — enjoying a return on investment or realizing sunk costs — on the work that must be done to reach a vision.
Seven Stages to Brand Advocacy
While most companies want tribal brand loyalty, many are unclear about how to create raving fans that believe in and support a company’s Purpose. Creating advocacy is a journey—belief and trust can’t be built overnight.
CompTIA study: Employees’ bad cybersecurity habits still a major threat to US organizations
A new study by CompTIA on cybersecurity habits in the workplace shows that careless employee behaviors around technology are the biggest threats to information security in organizations.
Everyone is CEO of something: Surprising inspiration from a valve company
I recently went to a client kick-off meeting with MOGAS Industries, a valve company that we are consulting for. It was a rainy, dreary day when we pulled up to a bright and welcoming campus.
Don’t Forget: Internal Communications are a Critical Part of Your Growth Strategy
It’s a challenging market and your company is trying to get work done. You need your employees to get on board and help you achieve your goals together. It’s easy right? Send a few emails, call a couple of meetings and everyone knows what’s going on.
Annual Reports in 2013 - The Trends say it’s not Print vs. Online, but Both
In my previous post on the Current Trends in Investor Communications, I highlighted some of the data from the January 2013 data on annual reports from the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI). What we are finding is that many of the trends we saw two years ago, such as the shift away from the traditional report to the summary and 10-K wrap, are still continuing, and the shift towards digital is increasing.
What You Can Learn about Recruiting from America’s Top 5 Places to Work
What makes a company a great place to work? Each year, Fortune magazine releases a list of the top 100 Best Companies to Work For. We’re taking a closer look at the top five, and what their methods can teach you about improving the working environment in your company.
Back to High School: Microsoft Gets a Low Grade on Employee Engagement
Top performing companies are ones who focus on their purpose (the reason why they exist as a company) and empower each employee to deliver on that purpose.