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Your hope is my nightmare: which way for business communication?

Two of my favorite people in the internal comms world are Lise Michaud and Stephen Welch. Lise—I have massive appreciation for her launch of IC Kollectif, the emerging Center of Excellence in the internal communication field, and I eagerly await the often-outstanding content that comes from “ICK’s” various channels. For the holiday season, Lise asked… Continue reading Your hope is my nightmare: which way for business communication?

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Leadership Positioning: amplifying the impact of the ambitious leader

When people hear about "business communication," they often think it’s about “the business”: numbers, institutional announcements and soulless statements. In my experience, it’s stories by and about individuals that get the attention, shape ideas and accelerate the flow of influence. I’ve found this to be true in organizations and even in communities and markets. The business world is… Continue reading Leadership Positioning: amplifying the impact of the ambitious leader

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Can we make progress without permission? Thoughts from #OpenSpaceBrussels

In a world where the means of communication are increasingly accessible, even as positional power and wealth are becoming more concentrated, the matter of self-empowerment and identifying the real scope for action becomes a vital question.  That question is: “How much progress can we make without permission?” I had the pleasure of leading a session… Continue reading Can we make progress without permission? Thoughts from #OpenSpaceBrussels

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IC Kollectif profiles Mike Klein to kick off “thought leader” interview series

IC Kollectif, the Montreal-based Center of Excellence for internal communication, has published the first of a series of profiles on "internal comms thought leaders" today, with an extended interview with Mike Klein, Principal of Changing The Terms. The interview can be found here: ow.ly/wok8306Qtyt  Mike says: "it is an absolute honor to be the first to… Continue reading IC Kollectif profiles Mike Klein to kick off “thought leader” interview series