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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 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. The “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. The “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

From Snapshot to Complete Picture: How Google Measures Internal Communication - 4.3 Part 2

9/22/2020
On this episode of Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast, we continue our conversation with Pierre Le Leannec from Google. This week, we learn how to take one step closer to the pro side of internal comms pro to take our internal comms measurement strategy to the next level.

Duration:00:45:09

From Snapshot to Complete Picture: How Google Measures Internal Communication - 4.3 Part 1

9/15/2020
On this episode of Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast, we talk with Internal Communications Manager and Producer for Google, Pierre Le Leannec. Pierre shares advice on the first question to ask before you start measuring, as well as why feedback is the most important currency to you. This, and much more on today’s show.

Duration:00:32:05

A New IC Vision: The Formula for Innovation - 4.2 Part 2

9/8/2020
We continue our conversation with Anthea Pang and Tiara Conley from VMware. This week, we uncover blind spots internal communicators face when innovating with IT. Listeners will also receive tips on how to navigate hard conversations with leadership and gain insight on how to sustain excitement when bringing a consumer experience to employees.

Duration:00:34:06

A New IC Vision: The Formula for Innovation - 4.2 Part 1

9/1/2020
On this episode of Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast, we uncover elements of VMware’s formula for innovation within internal communications. Anthea Pang, Director of Digital Strategy & Communications and Tiara Conley, VMware’s Digital Channel Specialist share how they inspired a vision and took calculated risks to build a superior employee experience.

Duration:00:26:57

The Optimal IC Department Structure that Drives Value - 4.1 Part 2

8/25/2020
Our conversation with Calvin Seaman from ATB Financial continues. This week, we discuss how to lay the groundwork to disrupt your internal communications by structuring your team and aligning your work to transform employee behaviors that drive value to the business bottom line. We also discuss the key piece of an internal comms strategy as well as how to free up your time to focus on the right work.

Duration:00:26:41

The Optimal IC Department Structure that Drives Value - 4.1 Part 1

8/18/2020
We kick off our 4th season of Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast with Calvin Seaman, Managing Director of Communications at ATB Financial. In this episode, we connect the dots on what the optimal IC department structure looks like as well as the key questions we should be asking that empower us to lead and drive value.

Duration:00:29:40

Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast Season 4 Trailer

8/12/2020
Now more than ever, your company is looking at what you can bring to the leadership table as an internal communicator. It’s the opportune time to take one step closer to providing and showing your value. The question is, how exactly can you do that? On our 4th season of Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast, we’re helping internal communicators “Close the Gap” in getting from where they are to where they need to be. Join us for our first episode on August 18th as we connect the dots and close the...

Duration:00:03:55

Using your Whole Self to Go Pro in Internal Communications - 3.9

6/16/2020
It's our season finale for Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast. To wrap things up, we have Communications Director Allison Jackson sharing how she incorporated her personal and professional goals into a lifestyle she enjoys. We also feature some voices of the past to send us off with words of encouragement into the next month.

Duration:00:29:19

Employee Onboarding: Enhance the Experience - 3.8

6/2/2020
On this episode of Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast, we talk with Lise Harwin from Port of Portland. Lise shares how she took her company’s employee onboarding program to a whole new level and how you can do the same. What does onboarding mean at your company? Is it a presentation, a limited program or is it an experience? Don’t think this falls within your role? These questions and more will be answered in today’s show.

Duration:00:41:23

Internal Communications in the Age of Social Distancing - 3.7

5/19/2020
As the age of social distancing continues, we need to be able to root ourselves to go from surviving to thriving within our companies. Join us as we talk with Evan Nierman, Founder, and CEO of Red Banyan, as he takes us through his 6-step roadmap to transform internal communications from a reactionary to a thriving, value-add powerhouse.

Duration:01:03:26

The New Song of Internal Communications - 3.6

5/5/2020
In this episode of Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast, we talk to Khaner Walker, Director of Global Internal & External Communications at Lenovo. Khaner shares how he helped his employees get through the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, lessons learned, how you can find the unique stories your employees want to share, and ultimately find an authentic voice that resonates.

Duration:00:40:53

Storytelling: Play by Play - 3.5

4/21/2020
On this episode of Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast, we revisit the March Madness hype with Joel Godett and Mike O'Donnell. Both share the importance of storytelling not just in the sports world, but in your daily life as an internal communicator. Grab your popcorn, because you'll be on the edge of your seat during this episode!

Duration:00:52:56

The Health of IC: Find Your Calm During the Storm - 3.4

4/7/2020
On this episode of Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast, we spoke to Mark Mohammadpour, Founder of Chasing the Sun Health Coaching. In this current time of quarantine, it’s the perfect opportunity to tap into the creative parts of our brain and align ourselves with our passions, purpose, and skills. Learn how to keep your head above the waves in this latest episode!

Duration:00:34:17

Women in IC: Special Feature - 3.3

3/24/2020
The power of a single person can be an amazing, but often overlooked thing. With the power of their words and actions, people can move with knowledge and leadership. As members in the IC field continue to move forward, how do they establish the value of their work? Are they still being viewed as the “red-headed stepchild” within their company? On this episode of Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast, Maureen Thompson from Box and Michelle Lyons from MetLife share how the journey to their current...

Duration:00:42:00

Breaking News: 7 C’s Communication COVID-19

3/16/2020
In this breaking news episode, we talk to internal comms practitioner and expert Karine Stallings. Karine breaks down the 7 items you should have on your agenda when you walk into your planning meeting with your business continuity team. These 7 items will help you choreograph your conversation in a way that will show you are more than an order taker; you're your team’s communication counsel.

Duration:00:25:07

Demystify ROI: Secrets Revealed from Finance with Jay Shelton - 3.2

3/10/2020
Chief Financial Officers - traditionally we see them as holding the keys to the financial kingdom. However, internal communicators have something in common with CFOs. In recent years, both of these roles have evolved significantly. Traditionally being viewed as a financial gatekeeper, the role of the CFO has expanded and evolved to an advisor and a strategic partner to the CEO. As these roles continue to shift, it’s clear that communication and collaboration will continue to be an important...

Duration:00:55:20

The Perfect Trifecta: IC, IT, and HR with Natalie Guzman - 3.1

2/25/2020
In this day and age we’re more connected than ever, yet can still feel pretty distant. Getting on the same page as everyone in your company can seem like a daunting task. As much as we’d wish for communication to be flawless, when different departments get involved, it can be hard to stay on the same page. Different technical terms and ideas may get thrown from all sides, leaving you lost in the middle questioning how to connect everything. How can you as an internal communicator make that...

Duration:00:29:07

Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast Season 3 Trailer

2/18/2020
The landscape is changing for internal communicators and with this change comes uncertainty. Despite how vulnerable we might feel, we continue to open doors, it’s what the Internal Comms Pro, our collective is all about and we are pushing through new doors on Season 3 of Internal Comms Pro: The Podcast. Join us for our first episode on February 25th as we get back on the road and dive into the ever changing conversation of internal communications.

Duration:00:05:14

Making Work Meaningful

10/8/2019
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
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