corporate communications

Jim Collins & Level 5 Leadership - why some companies make the leap (EPM)

Jim Collins & Level 5 Leadership - why some companies make the leap (EPM)

Level 5 Leadership is a concept developed by Jim Collins in his classic business book, Good to Great. In today’s fast paced corporate climate, it’s powerful to reflect on these findings - still fully relevant and essential to success. How do the leaders in your company score within this framework? What kinds of strategies can be used to move from Level 3 or 4… to Level 5 leadership? And what role does effective, strategic, high EQ communication play among team members?

Want to change corporate culture? Focus on actions. (Strategy & Business)

Want to change corporate culture? Focus on actions. (Strategy & Business)

Strong, positive culture is a sustainable advantage — leading to outsized rewards in customer loyalty, brand credibility, employee engagement, strategic agility, and stakeholder trust.

Yet leaders have the most impact when they take the company mission and values off the wall and translate them into everyday practice…

To Become Your Best Self, Study Your Successes (Harvard Business Review)

To Become Your Best Self, Study Your Successes (Harvard Business Review)

It’s not surprising that people benefit significantly from positive feedback about their strengths and contributions - both inside and outside of the workplace. This kind fo feedback fosters healthy emotions, builds personal agency and resourcefulness, and helps to bolster the quality of our relationships with colleagues, friends and family members. Sharing information about our reflected best selves with new colleagues as a part of onboarding processes, for example,  increases job satisfaction and reduces employee turnover. So why aren’t we doing more of this? Dale Carnegie and John Maxwell liken the process of developing people to mining for gold: you must move tons of dirt in the process, but you go in looking for the gold, not the dirt. Read on to learn about how to do this more deliberately in the workplace to increase productivity and feelings of engagement…

The name is Bot, Chatbot: How to shake up conversions with stirring conversations (MarTech Today)

The name is Bot, Chatbot: How to shake up conversions with stirring conversations (MarTech Today)

What constitutes the new conversion platform for brands and commerce? Conversation. And where the conversation happens matters. Check out this feature on Chatbots to learn how your company can jump on board this exciting communications platform...

Beth Comstock’s Eight Principles of Exponential Leadership (Abundance Insider)

Beth Comstock’s Eight Principles of Exponential Leadership (Abundance Insider)

Change is coming, and according to Beth Comstock, Vice Chairman of GE, "Exponential leaders must prepare for it and embrace it". The way in which corporate leaders communicate to spearhead new growth determines profitability today... 

Why No One Uses the Corporate Social Network (Harvard Business Review)

Why No One Uses the Corporate Social Network (Harvard Business Review)

Less than half of enterprise collaboration tools installed have many employees "using them regularly". Why is this? When executives don't see collaboration and engagement as a good use of their time, employees quickly learn that they shouldn’t either...

Five Trends That will Boost Your Internal Communications Strategy (MyHub)

Five Trends That will Boost Your Internal Communications Strategy (MyHub)

What's the overall result of ineffective internal communication efforts? 70% of employees say they are "not engaged", and as a direct result, companies are losing 20 to 25% of their revenue each year due to disengaged employees. How can you turn this trend around within your own company? Click here to review some leading strategies so you can get started right away...