As internal communicators, we have a unique role to bridge the gap between our organisation, its leaders, and its people. However, this tightrope walk isn’t without its challenges…
Do your internal communications say, or do? Do they tell or show?
Back in July, Helen Deverell wrote a post for the CIPR Inside blog about bringing diversity of thought to our communications teams: “It would be boring and a lot less productive if we all thought the same and were all good at the same things.” This started me thinking – how can we bring that diversity of thought […]
Line managers have a tough job. Endless responsibilities, demands on their time, and pressure. I want to do more to empower line managers in internal communications.
The network of internal communicators from Russell Group universities meets twice a year to discuss internal communications ideas and share best practice.
The lovely chaps over at the CIPR Education and Skills group have included a post from me on their blog.
The Big Yak is an internal communications unconference run by The IC Crowd. I had my first ever Yak experience this weekend and it was brilliant.
As part of Volunteers’ Week, I put together a brief animation about why I love volunteering with CIPR Inside.
Roller derby and internal communications don’t, at first glance, have very much in common… But, during roller derby training the other week, something struck me. In roller derby, you first have to learn the ‘minimum skills’ you need to play safely.
The debate of where the internal communications function ‘lives’ within an organisation continues to rumble on. At the recent CIPR Inside AGM, Sasha Watson from Arm discussed how she views this question – and eloquently argued that our ‘home’ should firmly be within HR.