Internal Communication

The Characteristics of the ‘Intentional Leader’

January 26th, 2015 by

Think about the characteristics people often attribute to great leaders: being visionary, intelligent, empathetic and passionate. But it is none of those. Rather, it’s intentional. The intentional leader uses purposeful decisions, language and actions to advance the organization and his/her individual aims.

PR Insider: Corporate Communications in a Collaborative Economy

January 22nd, 2015 by

Business leaders need closer collaboration with their chief communication officers in order to gain a holistic view of the challenges and opportunities facing their brand.

Tailor Content to Points in the Buying Process

January 19th, 2015 by

As a baseline, PR executives must understand the buyer persona: What kind of content does your prospect require at each stage of the buying cycle?

A New Frontier for Brand Advocacy

January 19th, 2015 by

A brand’s reputation no longer is driven solely by paid content and messaging, but by relationships informed by all stakeholders involved with the organization.

Media Matters

January 19th, 2015 by

PR pros need to develop robust media strategies that embrace both earned and owned media, the latter of which is hiding in plain sight.

Inserting ‘Behavior Design’ into Your PR Effort

January 19th, 2015 by

As PR interacts more with stakeholders directly, it is increasingly providing support and information and encouraging them to act. When a stakeholder’s experience is positive, chances are that he or she will be hooked and more committed to getting involved with the organization.

The New Normal

January 19th, 2015 by

We’re sleeping with our smartphones. Scheduling Sundays in 15-minute increments and spending more time with work colleagues than with loved ones. Yet business leaders still float the idea of work-life balance

Facebook Rolls Out ‘Facebook At Work’

January 14th, 2015 by

With Wednesday’s release of Facebook At Work, companies may no longer have an excuse to forbid their workers from communicating and cultivating relationships via Facebook.

Business Wise

January 12th, 2015 by

PR pros do themselves no favors by taking a ‘We’re the good-news people’ approach with senior managers. They need to take a closer look at how their actions can play a role in the business.

6 Tips to Prove the Value of Public Relations in 2015

January 12th, 2015 by

As we know, communicating PR’s value remains among the profession’s most daunting challenges. Yet if PR pros commit to doing what’s required with prescience, insight and determination, your daily actions will yield better and proveable results for the brand or organization you are representing.