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It takes a little help for leaders to lead

Employees expect to be briefed by their managers, particularly when it comes to transformation or change of any kind. For example if they are meant to be adopting new ways of working, using new tools and processes, developing new skills and capabilities, or – the…
27 May, 2019

Communications – time to focus on content again

There are many guides and tools for developing key messages. There are also many communicators who create them while working diligently in isolation. The result: smooth and fine-sounding phrases, most often heavily decorated with corporate jargon, that are then used to populate your communications and marketing material.…
17 May, 2019

Some lessons for change managers from economists – how to nudge

Next to popular books about change management that often offer not much more than common sense advice, there are a lot of books worth reading and very useful to our profession and which do not necessarily deal directly with change management.  “Nudge” by Richard H. Thaler…
15 January, 2018

Social media going astray

Meanwhile, big corporations are also using social media platforms for internal communications. Their use of these tools is, however, very different to what we do when we share family news on Facebook, pictures with our friends on Instagram or provide candid feedback in forums. Social…
27 July, 2017

Changing perspectives

Most communicators would agree that communication is a mix of solid craftsmanship and creativity. Writing a press release, a feature or a news item, drafting a compelling presentation, organizing engaging events are just some examples of the basics we need to master. A shot of…
13 June, 2017