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Each day, millions of smart communicators struggle to increase employee engagement. There are too many tactics and not enough time. The “Internal Comms Procast” 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. Throughout the first season of the Internal Comms Procast, 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. The “Internal Comms Procast” 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. Throughout the first season of the Internal Comms Procast, we will show you how to elevate your position, improve your stats, and make your workplace a happier one.
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Each day, millions of smart communicators struggle to increase employee engagement. There are too many tactics and not enough time. The “Internal Comms Procast” 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. Throughout the first season of the Internal Comms Procast, we will show you how to elevate your position, improve your stats, and make your workplace a happier one.

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Episodes

Making Work Meaningful

10/8/2019
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Organizational Psychologist Lewis Garrad shares why meaningful work matters and how leaders and communicators can build a culture of meaning at any organization. If you are loving the Internal Comms Procast, be sure to join our list. Each week you will get a personalized cheat sheet of the latest internal communications best practices. More at https://icomms.pro/subscribe

Duration:00:27:45

Reasons Intranets Fail

9/24/2019
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On this episode of the Internal Comms Procast, Tephra Miriam, Amelia Roberts, and Rachel Cooke share eight reasons why intranets fail. What may go wrong and what you can do to fix it. If you are loving the Internal Comms Procast, be sure to join our list. Each week you will get a personalized cheat sheet of the latest internal communications best practices. More at https://icomms.pro/subscribe

Duration:00:20:58

Storytelling Tools

9/10/2019
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On this episode of the Internal Comms Procast, we talk with three guests who share their favorite storytelling tools, what challenges they faced, and how you can incorporate your own methods for sharing your company’s story. If you are loving the Internal Comms Procast, be sure to join our list. Each week you will get a personalized cheat sheet of the latest internal communications best practices. More at https://icomms.pro/subscribe

Duration:00:23:03

New Team Building Ideas

8/27/2019
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On this episode of the Internal Comms Procast, we talk with Grainger’s Director for Internal Communications, Renee Young. Renee shares how you can move beyond the trust fall by building true trust and camaraderie with employees. If you are loving the Internal Comms Procast, be sure to join our list. Each week you will get a personalized cheat sheet of the latest internal communications best practices. More at https://icomms.pro/subscribe

Duration:00:15:19

Earning Your Seat at the Table

8/9/2019
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On this episode of the Internal Comms Procast, we hear from Piedmont Healthcare’s Head of Internal and External Communications, Elisabeth Wang. Elisabeth shares how to gain your seat at the table, even if it seems impossible. If you are loving the Internal Comms Procast, be sure to join our list. Each week you will get a personalized cheat sheet of the latest internal communications best practices. More at https://icomms.pro/subscribe

Duration:00:22:52

How to Elevate IC at Your Org

7/30/2019
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On this episode of the Internal Comms Procast, we hear from Dunkin' Brands Director of Corporate Communications and Events, Glen Schwartz. Glen shares how to keep your organizational communications afloat, even when demonstrating your work may not come naturally to you. If you are loving the Internal Comms Procast, be sure to join our list. Each week you will get a personalized cheat sheet of the latest internal communications best practices. More at https://icomms.pro/subscribe

Duration:00:22:30

Building an IC Team from the Ground Up

7/16/2019
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On this episode of the Internal Comms Procast, we hear from Slack’s Director of Internal Communications, Amanda Atkins. Amanda will share how she structured her team for success and how she demonstrated her value from the start. If you are loving the Internal Comms Procast, be sure to join our list. Each week you will get a personalized cheat sheet of the latest internal communications best practices. More at https://icomms.pro/subscribe

Duration:00:22:03

Communications on a Global Scale

7/2/2019
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Global communicators have to balance cultures, messaging, customs, mediums, and timing to make the organizational story sing through the noise. On this episode of the Internal Comms Procast, we hear from Lenovo’s Erin Bergamo Tacy. Erin will give advice to help you through the difficult task of communicating across countries and cultures. If you are loving the Internal Comms Procast, be sure to join our list. Each week you will get a personalized cheat sheet of the latest internal...

Duration:00:21:10

Managing Employee Activism

6/18/2019
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Recently there has been a massive surge in employee activism, with workers taking some of the world’s biggest companies to task on a range of issues. Today on the Internal Comms Procast, Sharon McIntosh talks employee activism - what it is, how to manage it, and why it isn’t always a bad thing. If you are loving the Internal Comms Procast, be sure to join our list. Each week you will get a personalized cheat sheet of the latest internal communications best practices. More at...

Duration:00:19:02

A.I. in the Workplace

6/4/2019
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If figuring out how A.I. can help your organization work smarter keeps getting pushed down the list of objectives, you are not alone. Today on the Internal Comms Procast, we will be chatting with Jason Anthoine, founder of Audacity. Jason will be sharing some ways A.I. can make your internal communications more strategic and personal, along with some handy tips on how to push initiatives through IT, HR, and C-Suite hurdles. If you are loving the Internal Comms Procast, be sure to join our...

Duration:00:14:41

Developing Focused Diagnostics

5/21/2019
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Today on the Internal Comms Procast, we are joined by author, speaker, teacher, and CEO Angela Sinickas. Angela brings real stories and practical tips from her decades long career helping communicators master measurement. She will show you how to start or deepen your relationship with analytics, and how great measurement can help you become a more valued partner in your organization. If you are loving the Internal Comms Procast, be sure to join our list. Each week you will get a...

Duration:00:24:20

Trailer | Coming May 21

4/25/2019
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The next season of the Internal Comms Procast kicks off May 21. You guys loved the first season so much, we are planning 15 episodes this time around, full of communications war stories and practical advice from actual internal comms pros. Listen now for details on our second season and a preview of what's to come.

Duration:00:01:22

Communicating Changes Big & Small

2/19/2019
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Constant change is the new normal for most organizations. You try to effectively communicate these changes but sometimes, no matter how hard you try, the message just doesn’t get through. On our final episode of the first season of the Internal Comms Procast, we talk to internal communications influencer and educator Rachel Miller of All Things IC about the best ways to communicate change. Rachel will tell you why change communications matters, even in organizational peacetime. If you are...

Duration:00:16:48

How to Tell Better Stories

2/5/2019
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Your audience is busy. Every minute, there are 500 hours of video uploaded to YouTube, 150,000 emails sent, and 3.8 million Google searches. Your employee audience is not captive - you are competing with possible paramours, an endless online news cycle, and the delight of sneezing panda videos. How can you make your organizational story rise above this noise to claim your audience’s eyeballs for a few precious seconds? Today on the Internal Comms Procast, storytelling coach, author,...

Duration:00:21:25

Engaging a Mobile Workforce

1/22/2019
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The way the world works is changing. According to Venture Beat, 80 percent of the workforce is mobile. That’s 2.7 billion people. How do you connect with your workforce that’s, well, out in the workforce? Today on the Internal Comms Procast, we will talk to Patty Salcedo-Morton of Driscoll's Berries. She shares what analog and digital channels she uses to connect with Driscoll's large, multicultural, seasonal workforce, and how she measures the success of each. If you are loving the...

Duration:00:18:39

Jazz Up Your Annual Report

1/7/2019
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Every year, communicators struggle to sum up a year’s worth of progress into an annual report. It can take weeks, even months, to get the relevant information together and get all of the parties to sign off on the final product. If you aren’t loving your annual report process, it might be time to take a new approach. TriHealth’s Tonya Hurst shares how she gets organized, her formula for an engaging annual report, and what the real goal should be. If you are loving the Internal Comms...

Duration:00:16:35

10 Trends Internal Communicators Should be Watching

12/11/2018
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The future is coming. Well, 2019, anyway. We don’t yet have flying cars or whole house cleaning robots but the role and scope of internal communications is changing rapidly. How employees consume, retain, and share information is shifting and some of the tried and true methods, tactics, and tools aren’t going to work anymore. We have 10 totally different takes on what the future of internal communications looks like with real tips on how you can get prepared. If you are loving the Internal...

Duration:00:28:07

Two Ways to Create an Internal Comms Plan

11/27/2018
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Every quarter, thousands of communicators embark on the arduous process of planning their internal communications. Some like to do it digitally, some take paper to pen, but most struggle against finding the right, measurable objectives to help with business goals. Our guests this episode each take a different approach to this complicated work. Our first planning pro, Paola Cappellari, has been a communicator in a large organization for nearly two decades but has been working in the...

Duration:00:19:40

Build a Better Intranet

11/13/2018
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In the early nineties, Intranet trailblazers like Ford, Sun Microsystems, British Telecom, and Boeing built their internal sites to make it easier to share information inside organizations and to remove barriers to success. This episode’s guest, Mark Morrell, was there for the birth of the intranet. He brought British Telecom, now known as BT, online with a staff intranet in the 1990s. Now Mark is the Intranet Pioneer. He helps organizations make their Intranets more engaging and...

Duration:00:29:41

Creating a Strategic Comms Plan

10/30/2018
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On paper, strategic planning helps everyone in your organization work smarter because the plan helps all team members work in the same direction. But when strategic planning goes awry, it can lead to a lot of confusion, drama, and hurt feelings. We talked to consultant, speaker, and professor Sean Williams about how to make strategic planning work for you. This episode, we will learn why many plans fail, how to get the skeptics in line, and what you should be thinking about when you create...

Duration:00:20:57