One of the challenges of business communication is that the objectives can get a bit murky from time to time. The longstanding pursuit of “engagement,” for instance, is the result of a term being exalted beyond its operational or actionable meaning – engagement is often being sought for its own sake without a direct connection… Continue reading Engagement? Awareness? How about Participation?
Another year, another poem. That's how we do it in Delft. My take on 2017 in the world of Internal Communication. Soon we say goodbye To 2017 Another year passes On the #internalcomms scene This year was one Where we became more effective Thanks in large part To IC Kollectif We’re even… Continue reading The annual Changing The Terms holiday poem
The world in general, and Europe in particular, has no shortage of communication conferences. With its registration now open, #EuroComm18, IABC EMENA’s annual regional conference, intends to be fundamentally different in powerful, engaging and connective ways. It will take place in Copenhagen on 9-10 April. The new thrust will combine EuroComm’s traditionally unique position as… Continue reading Communication, Technology, Participation: The case for #EuroComm18
One of the perennially hot topics in the world of internal communication involves the extent to which it is converging with external communication. Indeed, there is a strong belief that, as expressed by Cameron Craig in this year’s IC Kollectif E-Book, ”Disrupting the IC Profession” that “the wall between internal and external audiences has not… Continue reading Will the receding internal-external wall expand IC’s horizons?
It's that time again...time to participate in Gatehouse's State of the Sector Survey for Internal Communication. https://www.gatehouse.co.uk/sos2018/ Over the course of the last few years, Gatehouse has developed an impressive body of knowledge about the IC profession. Combining strong commercial knowledge of the sector with a willingness to partner with global resources like the IABC… Continue reading State of the sector: why participate?
I think internal and change communication is a topic worth talking about. And sometimes, its worth talking about these things across a nice table with some tasty Belgian beer or fine Arabica coffee, rather than in the comments section or through the depths of cyberspace. So, I'd like to extend you an invitation. If you… Continue reading Free Beer (or Coffee)
In much of the western world, 31 October is Halloween, a day of disguises and scary pretenses. Yet on the same day, at 1 PM CET, IABC EMENA is hosting a discussion about revealing the true influencers in organizations, and demystifying the process of identifying informal influencers and how to engage them more consciously in… Continue reading Join Michael Nord and me for an IABC EMENA influencer webinar on 31 October