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Each day, millions of smart communicators struggle to increase employee engagement. There are too many tactics and not enough time. “Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast” aims to change that. We want to make your corporate communications or internal communications job easier. We are bringing together the best in the business to give you real ideas on how to improve engagement and retention at any organization. We will show you how to elevate your position, improve your stats, and make your workplace a happier one.

Each day, millions of smart communicators struggle to increase employee engagement. There are too many tactics and not enough time. “Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast” aims to change that. We want to make your corporate communications or internal communications job easier. We are bringing together the best in the business to give you real ideas on how to improve engagement and retention at any organization. We will show you how to elevate your position, improve your stats, and make your workplace a happier one.

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United States

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Each day, millions of smart communicators struggle to increase employee engagement. There are too many tactics and not enough time. “Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast” aims to change that. We want to make your corporate communications or internal communications job easier. We are bringing together the best in the business to give you real ideas on how to improve engagement and retention at any organization. We will show you how to elevate your position, improve your stats, and make your workplace a happier one.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Value of Internal Marketing - 7.4

5/17/2022
While we often use the show to talk about, well, internal communications, today we’re shifting our focus to marketing. No, you didn’t mishear. Our guest today, Anthony Perl, Director, Principal of Communications & Marketing Agency at CommTogether, will be sharing his latest findings over this past year. While some of these examples are from external marketing, you might be surprised to hear that the tactics being used to externally market your company can also be used to market internally.

Duration:00:27:28

Reversing the Great Resignation - 7.3

5/10/2022
Today we’re talking with Lizabeth Wesely Casella, Founder, and CEO of L-12 Services. Lizabeth’s company specifically helps internal communications teams in preventing and reversing the Great Resignation. Today, she’ll share the successes and roadblocks she’s seen along the way. Music Provided by Bensound

Duration:00:26:36

An ICPro Approach to the Great Resignation - 7.2

5/3/2022
Our guest for today is Mark Herschberg, Professional Development Teacher at MIT and the author of “The Career Toolkit.” Mark dives into the causes for the Great Resignation, where that leaves us, and what we can do to get a pulse on our company. You can find our resource guides as well as our guests' contacts on our associated blog page: www.internalcommspro.com/shownotes Music Provided by Bensound

Duration:00:31:31

The Importance of the Words We Choose - 7.1

4/26/2022
Our guest today is Terre Short, the CEO of Short Group and the author of the book “The Words We Choose.” We’ll cover how important the words we choose are, as well as ways to shape our language to be the most effective, which can be as simple as removing one word from your vocabulary! You can find our resource guides as well as our guests' contacts on our associated blog page: www.internalcommspro.com/shownotes Music Provided by Bensound

Duration:00:25:44

Season 7 Trailer

4/19/2022
This season, Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast is taking you “On The Field” as we talk to the experts to see what they’ve been doing during this transitioning time. From current events to going back to the basics, we’re looking at various topics that you and your fellow ICPros won’t want to miss.

Duration:00:02:46

Showing Value Through Your Workplace Culture - 6.10

12/14/2021
Our guest for today is Nathan Stuck, the Director of Corporate Culture and Strategic Impact at Ad Victoriam Solutions. Spending over 4 years in the company, Nathan has helped build Ad Victoriam’s workplace culture and was there when it needed to be restructured. Nathan shares his learnings through his growing company and gives us a few tips on what your company can do as well. We also continue our segment with Ragan's Communications Leadership Council with Stephen Holmes, Vice President of...

Duration:00:33:47

Your Company's Brand Story and You - 6.9

12/7/2021
We’re chatting with Ben Baker, President of Your Brand Marketing and Podcast Host for Your Living Brand Live Show. Ben has worn a lot of hats and has had the opportunity to see how employees truly affect their company’s brand story, and how you can uncover the gems that could make up an authentic internal brand story for your company. We also continue our segment with Ragan's Communications Leadership Council with Amanda Schoch, Chief Communications Officer at PNNL. You can find our...

Duration:00:35:30

Communication Tools for Your Comms Strategy - 6.8

11/16/2021
This week, we chat with Phil Simon on his newest book "Reimagining Collaboration," breaking down how you can take full advantage of your company's communication tools. We also continue our segment with Ragan's Communications Leadership Council with Michele Ehrhart, Vice President of Global Communications from Fedex. You can find our resource guide as well as our guests' contacts on our associated blog page: www.internalcommspro.com/shownotes You can learn more about Ragan's Communications...

Duration:00:36:11

Taking Steps to Your Self-Care - 6.7

11/9/2021
This week, Phil Strazzulla shares how he personally set up a routine of self-care, and how you can adapt that into your own day-to-day routine. We also continue our segment with Ragan's Communications Leadership Council with Michael Waterman, Vice President of Culture and Engagement at CHG Healthcare. You can find our resource guide as well as our guests' contacts on our associated blog page: www.internalcommspro.com/shownotes You can learn more about Ragan's Communications Leadership...

Duration:00:34:02

Keeping Up with IC Trends - 6.6

11/2/2021
This week, we’re talking with a returning guest on the show, Tarek Kamil, the CEO of Cerkl, who is also one of our returning sponsors. Being in the industry for as long as he has, Tarek will be sharing some trends he’s currently seeing, where things might be heading in the future, and ways that you can take valuable time to look into these trends yourself to stay ahead of what’s coming in our industry. We're also continuing our new segment with Ragan's Communications Leadership Council with...

Duration:00:41:24

The DEI Definition for You and Your Company - 6.5

10/26/2021
Our guest for this episode is Robin Shabazz, Founder of the Eastledge Group which offers cultural-based counseling for organizations. With her years of experience, Robin has seen many successes and fails when companies try to implement diversity measures. We’ll be going back to the basics as Robin breaks down what DEI truly means for you and your company. We're also continuing our new segment with Ragan's Communications Leadership Council with Peg Kates, Global Corporate Affairs at SAP. We...

Duration:00:37:04

Bringing Your Value to Executive Comms - 6.4

10/19/2021
Jen Hall is the Internal Communications Director at Novant Health, and her team had an interesting situation to work through. Being in the field of healthcare, Novant Health has employees both working from home and on the front lines during the pandemic. In this episode, Jen explains how she was able to deliver effective communication to her fellow employees by delivering effective communication to her executives. We're also continuing our new segment with Ragan's Communications Leadership...

Duration:00:34:37

Employee Culture and Creativity - 6.3

10/12/2021
As the value of internal communicators has become more apparent in the past year, it can seem like our company's expectations of us have increased as well. It's helpful to make plans that go towards the big picture, but what are some things we can do now to stay above the work? This week, we chat with Anthony Bolton, Senior Manager of Employee Communications and Events at Gulfstream Aerospace on how employee culture has a huge influence on daily tasks. We're also continuing our new segment...

Duration:00:38:30

Clear Communication with a Hybrid Workforce - 6.2

10/5/2021
As we're settling into a new normal, remote and hybrid work environments are becoming more prevalent. How can you keep up with your clear employee communication when everything feels like it's shifting? We chat with Clifton Johnson, Senior Managing Director at Teach for America. Working in a hybrid environment himself, Clif shares how his company handles their communications and offers tips on how you can start planning your own method. We're continuing our new segment with Ragan's...

Duration:00:45:49

The Value of Storytelling - 6.1

9/28/2021
In our first episode of the season, we chat with Anthony Witrado, Public Relations Lead at PGA of America. We're Shifting the Mindset on the topic of storytelling as Anthony shares his experience as a journalist. You'll learn what constitutes as a story, what questions you should be asking, and more! We're happy to introduce our newest segment in association with Ragan's Communications Leadership Council! This week, we talk with Chris Berger, Vice President and Head of Enterprise...

Duration:00:52:31

Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast - Season 6 Trailer

9/21/2021
The value of internal communicators is being recognized now more than ever, but with that recognition comes greater expectations. Our world is changing rapidly, and internal communicators have to adapt. This season, our guests will share how they are tackling these changes and how you can do the same. This season, we're "Shifting the Mindset." Tune in for our first episode next Tuesday, on 09/28!

Duration:00:01:59

Influential Internal Communication: The Must Have Book for Every Internal Communicator in 2021 -5.18

6/22/2021
Jenni Field, Founder of Redefining Communications helps listeners go from chaos to calm with her new book "Influential Internal Communication." We’ll review highlights from the book that help to redefine internal communications in a way that will affect the true evolution of your organization and in the end, expand your sphere of influence.

Duration:00:48:08

Change Communications and the Future of IC - 5.17

6/15/2021
We talk with two trailblazers from the midwest, Jessica Bauer and Amanda Atkins. They share how Slack handled their recent change of being acquired by Salesforce and how their internal communications responded. Their talent, attitude, and planning helped keep Slack employees in the loop every step of the way.

Duration:00:39:53

Building an Internal Comms Department from the Ground Up - 5.16

6/8/2021
Patrick Holmes gives us his strategy and step by step process along with all his learnings from building an internal communications department from the ground up. Even if you have a large or established team, his tips are still applicable for those needing to go back and perhaps collect data on a new initiative or project you are sharing. We also discuss how to find new insights to refresh your comms blueprint as well as how to go about rebuilding your entire comms strategy.

Duration:00:49:37

Meetings That Matter - 5.15

6/1/2021
Meetings are so important and good low-hanging fruit to quickly show your value as an internal communicator. Tony Kihl, Director of Corporate Communications at the Cleveland Clinic shares his process on how he enhanced his company’s meeting structure. If you find yourself in a new role, like Tony, consider enhancing your company’s meetings. Learn how to increase productivity and time savings for your employees - 2 key factors for showing your ROI. If you want to help your employees make...

Duration:00:38:33