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Weekly Round-Up: 10 Employee Engagement Ideas, 5 Internal Comms Trends, 3 Steps to Rebuild Trust, D&I Initiatives That Work, Ask Questions to Engage Employees

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Jan 21, 2022

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  • 10 Failproof Employee Engagement Ideas
    By Roxi Bahar Hewertson via SHRM (@SHRM)

    Employee engagement should be top of mind for every leader and communicator. Try these 10 ideas.

    No matter your specific business, if your employees aren’t engaged, your customers won’t be either and that is going to negatively impact productivity and your bottom line. Employees who are happy and excited about the work they’re doing have an infectious energy that makes people unable to resist doing business with you. Emotions are more contagious than Covid!...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 12 Internal Comms Trends & Challenges, Redesigning the Workplace, Effective Crisis Comms, How Expectations Drive Performance, Top 8 Writing Tips for 2022

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Jan 07, 2022

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  • 12 Internal Communication Trends & Challenges for 2022
    By Tim Vaughan via Poppulo (@PoppuloSays)

    12 communications experts provide their insights on what to expect in the year ahead and how to successfully meet those challenges.

    What's in store for workplace communication in 2022 after another year dominated by the epochal fall-out from Covid-19? And how can employee comms be deployed more effectively to meet the challenges organizations face over the next 12 months...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Survey Reveals Why Employees Are Leaving, Empathy as a Business Strategy, 15 Ways Leaders Can Help Their Teams Speak Up, Celebrate Big Wins Remotely, 3 CEO's Discuss Purpose

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Oct 22, 2021

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  • Why Are People Really Leaving Their Jobs? The Whole Reason Can Be Summed Up in 4 Words
    By Marcel Schwantes (@MarcelSchwantes via @Inc), Inc.

    A recent survey finds that a majority of employees have feedback to share with their employers and are happy to share it, but leaders don't seem to be listening.

    As the 'Great Resignation' continues to rock companies across industries, employers are searching for answers. Higher pay, Covid burnout, and a lack of career-development opportunities have been cited as factors. But that's not the whole story. Explorance, a leader in experience management (XM) solutions, recently commissioned a survey of 2,000 U.S. part- and full-time-employed adults to probe the hidden drivers behind the sudden employee exodus. ...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 17 Best Ways to Retain Employees, 4 Ways Leaders Are Rainbows, 12 Phrases to Avoid, 5 Bad Leadership Behaviors, Improving Employee Retention With Data

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Oct 08, 2021

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  • Seventeen Best Ways to Retain Employees in Today's Workplaces
    By Brett Farmiloe (@BrettFarmiloe via @SHRM), SHRM

    17 HR professionals and business leaders weigh in on how companies can retain their employees in today's environment.

    From sharing the job incentives that matters most today to highlighting employee wellness trends in hybrid workplaces, there are several ways to retain employees at your organization. Here are the best employee retention strategies to retain employees in today’s workplace:...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 3 Ways CEOs Can Create Strong Company Culture, Leadership Insights & Tips, Embracing Employee Praise, 3 Tips to Battle "The Big Quit"

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Sep 17, 2021

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Weekly Round-Up: Amazon's Big Mission Change, Employee Communicators in High-Demand, Leadership Coach or Counsel?, Internal Comms Model, Be Passionate About Diversity

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Sep 03, 2021

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  • Jeff Bezos Signals a Huge Shift in Amazon’s Mission
    By Jon Picoult (@JonPicoult), Watermark Consulting

    Jeff Bezos made an important addition the company mission and it focuses on their employees.

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has released his 2020 Shareholder Letter, and about a quarter of the way into the 4,000-word missive, he signaled an important shift in Amazon’s strategic focus:...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Future of the Comms Function, Internal Comms Tools for 2021, Why Vaccine Mandates are Good for Business, Bond with New Hires Remotely, Incentives to Get Employees Vaccinated

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Aug 20, 2021

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  • The Evolving Communication Function
    By Institute for Public Relations and PR News (@InstituteForPR via @PRNews)

    An interesting study taking a comprehensive look at the perceptions, roles, structures, and future of communication.

    When defining the ‘best’ structure of a communication function, there is not a clear answer or a one-size- fits-all approach. Our research indicates that while structure is important, other components are arguably more so, such as the operations, relationships, and resources within and among the other organizational functions. For example, some communication leaders argued that marketing should be a part of the communication function, while others said it was more effective as a separate function. What works best structurally depends on each organization...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 5 Habits of Influential Employees, Create a DEI Workforce, How to Receive Feedback, The Cure for Fear, Leadership Tips & Insights

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Aug 06, 2021

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  • Here are the Habits of Employees Who Lead Without the Title
    By Art Petty (@artpetty via @SmartBrief), SmartBrief

    Get 5 habits of influential employees who lead and succeed without the title.

    In the 2004 movie "National Treasure" with Nicolas Cage and a bevy of other stars, Cage's character discovers a set of multi-colored spectacles (eyeglasses) essential to decoding a hidden message on the back of the Declaration of Independence. As the wearer tunes the different color lenses, the message suddenly appears, offering clues to a hidden treasure...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Overcome Vaccine Avoidance, Companies Transforming Work, Transgender CEO Thoughts on Inclusivity, 5 Behaviors of Unethical Leadership, Leadership Insights from 30 Leaders

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Jul 09, 2021

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. 

This Week's Round-Up of Leadership and Communication Blogs:

  • Effective Communication Can Overcome Vaccine Avoidance
    By Bill Novelli (@Bill_D_Novelli via @PRNews), PRNews

    Bill Novelli, professor at Georgetown University and former CEO of AARP, details the challenges to increasing vaccination rates along with tips to increase effectiveness.

    At the start of coronavirus, poor resource allocation and coordination contributed to widespread infections and unnecessary deaths. One victim was my college roommate, who died when NYC was the epicenter of America's outbreak...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Inclusive Workplaces for LGBTQ Employees, Why SAP is Embracing Flexible Work, 27 Quotes to Inspire You, Why Poor Leadership Causes Turnover, Leadership Insights & Tips

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. 

This Week's Round-Up of Leadership and Communication Blogs:

  • Creating Inclusive Workplaces for LGBTQ Employees
    By The Together Forward @Work Task Force via SHRM (@SHRM)

    Get resources and guidance to assist your company in helping this community navigate the workplace.

    Promoting diversity and inclusion within an organization has become essential not only to employers, but also to their employees, customers and clients. While there has been a lot of focus on being inclusive of women and people of color, employers and their HR professionals are also increasing their efforts to build workplaces that incorporate the LGBTQ community...”
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