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I’m lucky. Having been with a number of Fortune 500 companies, I’ve worked with some incredible leaders. They may not be names you know, but these are a special few who lead and communicate so well they bring people together to achieve amazing things.
From CEOs to supervisors and everything in between, these leaders have a few common communication habits that any of us can take to persuade, inform and encourage teams to be more successful.[…] Continue Reading »
This guest post is by Miri Zena McDonald, a strategic communications consultant. Miri tweets at @miri_orgchange. She attended the Marcus Evans 6th Annual Employee Engagement and Internal Communications Conference in Orlando, Fla.
BBVA Compass is working to promote employee engagement by demonstrating its value and strength as a company to its employees, says William Trout, director of internal communications for the bank.[…] Continue Reading »
One of my favorite stories involves John Jay Whitney, the 20th Century financier who brought us Minute Maid orange juice (and Gone With the Wind, but that’s a different story). He was looking out over the gentle landscape of his great Long Island seaside estate and mused to his gardener: “Wouldn’t this make a great polo field?” Then he went away for a while.[…] Continue Reading »
So much of an HR executive’s day is made up of announcing good news (“You will receive an offer letter by the end of the week.”) and really bad news (“We’ll be closing the plant by the end of the month.”). Offer letters mark the beginning of a relationship, but bad news doesn’t have to mark the end of one.[…] Continue Reading »