s

How Engaged Employees Can Help Protect Your Brand from ‘Fake News’

How Engaged Employees Can Help Protect Your Brand from ‘Fake News'

Last year the truth was challenged, changed and even disregarded. Opinions are being marketed as fact. The democratization of content distribution allows anyone to publish to the world. And social media has become a major source of news while also facing criticism for being an algorithmic-driven echo chamber. The proliferation of fake news impacts society in many ways, and […]

Read more

What Arthur Blank’s Super Bowl Generosity Can Teach You About Boosting Employee Engagement

What Arthur Blank's Super Bowl Generosity Can Teach You About Boosting Employee Engagement

Let’s face it: there’s been very little in the news lately that has uniformly been met with applause. Yet Arthur Blank, a co-founder of Home Depot and current owner of the Atlanta Falcons, provided a rare exception recently: after the Falcons qualified for the Super Bowl, Blank decided to celebrate his team’s achievements by bringing along all […]

Read more

How Marketing & PR Teams Can Benefit From Improved Company Communications

How Marketing & PR Teams Can Benefit From Improved Company Communications

Healthy communication begets brand advocacy. When your teams are happy, engaged and connected with their coworkers, they are more likely to share positive content with their networks. In this 4-part blog series, we will explore how employee communications and advocacy provides value to every company department and what you can do to improve both. The […]

Read more

Going Mobile: The Future of Employee Communications

Going Mobile: The Future of Employee Communications

Currently, three-quarters of all U.S. workers feel like their companies aren’t doing a good enough job of employee communications — which is causing a major disengagement epidemic. This begs the question: How does your company go about keeping its employees in the loop? Do you send out impersonal, easy-to-ignore mass emails and hope they survive […]

Read more

How Facebook’s Mobile Strategy Can Improve Your Internal Comms

How Facebooks Mobile Strategy Can Improve Your Internal Comms

Internal communications is a mission critical function in most organizations. Ironically, it is also the function that gets short changed when it comes to innovation, new technologies, and support. Most large companies’ internal communications strategy centers around their intranet. Usually, these intranets are clunky beasts with as much embedded functionality as possible. For all the […]

Read more

Creating Value Through Communication (Part Two)

Creating Value Through Communication

In my first video, The Power of Employee Engagement, I discussed the value of creating a culture of engagement. Next I wanted to address communication in the workplace. If you ever wondered how you, as a leader, could increase the level of communication with those who work for you, the following video will offer a […]

Read more

Redefining the Distributed Workforce, and How It Communicates

Redefining the Distributed Workforce, and How It Communicates

Disparate and distributed workforces have been around for a while. Think about a global car manufacturer that has workers on factory floors in countries around the world, or fast food franchises that have hundreds of locations in dozens of cities. Employee Communications within these companies might consist of a corkboard in the break room, inter-office […]

Read more

Upcoming Webinar – Rethink Employee Communications: Adapting to the Digital Age

Upcoming Webinar - Rethink Employee Communications: Adapting to the Digital Age

Don’t miss this upcoming webinar on November 18, 2015 at 10am PT/1pm ET High-performing organizations make employee communications a priority. They know an engaged workforce makes for a more successful organization, but is it time to rethink what employee communications can be in the digital era? Many organizations have found that traditional methods of employee […]

Read more

3 Ways Technology Boosts Workplace Communication and Makes You a Better Manager

3 Ways Technology Boosts Workplace Communication and Makes You a Better Manager

Where there’s a management struggle, there’s now a digital solution. Frustrated with a system or piece of equipment? The answer is just a Google search away. Need a new process? There’s an easy-to-use digital management system for that. Despite the evolution of social media platforms, mobile apps, and online databases, some managers remain hesitant to […]

Read more

BMW North America’s Social Business Strategy: A Quick Win with Employee Advocacy

BMW North America’s Social Business Strategy A Quick Win with Employee Advocacy 2 of 3

This is part two in our blog series focused on Employee Communications  I had the pleasure of moderating a panel at Salesforce Connections, the digital marketing event of the year. I wanted to share some of the highlights of the panel and hope that these insights help others in their Employee Advocacy journey. Keynote Panelist […]

Read more