A two-parter with resources for recent London arrivals - compiled for IABC UK where you can also find a copy of this post. So you've moved to London, eh? Once you’ve sorted out the essentials (visa, bank account etc. etc.) here are some ideas for a quick start. Quick start Get ahead of the culture … Continue reading So you’ve moved to London, eh?
Whether starting out, or a master communicator, many tools of the trade are the same. And one can always use more of these... That said, if you have a bit more to spend, there are a few even more valuable ideas right at the end. Three quick ideas for the Professional Communicator Pen Notebook Coffee … Continue reading Timeless gift ideas for the Communicator in your life
Benchmarking survey reveals that high performing organizations, when compared to their peers, are: Twice as likely to keep language simple and jargon-free 80% more likely to have a process for creating great corporate stories. Twice as likely to make emotional connections to their audiences 60% more likely to think about communication from the audience perspective. … Continue reading Only half of communicators say all their work is aligned to corporate strategy and goals
Are you in? The #11ways benchmarking database linking comms to org performance has 73 orgs. http://t.co/fazIuhfrmG If yours isn't one of … — Stephen Welch (@StephenWelch11) May 22, 2014 Hwæt! Whether you’re in Toronto in person – or attending remotely via Twitter – we would love for you to pitch into what @StephenWelch11 and I … Continue reading #11ways @ #IABC14 – TUNE IN
Cross-post from today's Simply Communicate: At the IABC World Conference, Michael Ambjorn and Stephen Welch will run a session on the #11ways communicators can contribute to organisational under-performance. To add some spice to the presentation, they've knocked up a little survey. The 2014 IABC - International Association of Business Communicators - World Conference will take place in Toronto Canada … Continue reading #11ways to under-perform? Take the survey
Launch of // Align Your Org Monday, 24 June, 10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. NYC @ #IABCWC13 Sources say 70% of change initiatives fail. We say, “what are we going to do about it? This is Alignment Lab – It’s live and it’s learning at warp speed how alignment to a clear purpose can lead to consensus-driven results … Continue reading Alignment Lab: from chaos to consensus in 3600 seconds