We've just released a new Align Your Org guide - on how to Align action with intent. Get the #AlignYourOrg Guide for Strategic Presenters as a colourful PDF - or, if you prefer, a vanilla printable PDF. Or clip from SlideShare below and share.
Here's a quick Q&A with two leading thinkers on strategic communications - drawing lessons, including on alignment, from 17th century explorers. I took part in a pilot version of this new workshop format called Bushcraft for Communicators at #Eurocomm18. It was superb. Michael Ambjorn (MA) - Bushcraft for communicators... why this, now? Mike Pounsford (MP) - Uncertainty, pace … Continue reading Did alignment matter in the 17th century?
Once a month we round up the top reads and recommendations from our community. Got one to add? Let us know @alignyourorg. Timing Olivia Gadd is reading Daniel Pink's latest book. As she says, (working the title in nicely): "Rather than the what and the how, it focuses on When. A refreshing and different take. Provoked some … Continue reading What we’re reading: Timing | Form | Purpose | Leadership | Elephants & Framing | The Mind | Big Data & Black Boxes | Storytelling
Guest post from #11ways co-creator Stephen Welch: Billions of dollars a year invested in communication by organizations around the world in an effort to improve how they communicate, and make an impact with their target audiences. Does it really make a difference? Well to those billions and millions, we can add thousands. Thousands of minutes invested … Continue reading Does communication really make a difference?
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