If your annual report doesn't look like it will be a must-read for investors and other stakeholders, then you need to throw out the draft and employ more craft. 20 Jun 2023 Read more Social media didn't kill the website. It made website storytelling more important than ever before. If your website isn't telling a story about your brand in 2023, it isn't selling your products and services either. Let's change that... 8 May 2023 Read more In this post-pandemic hybrid working environment, does your EVP still attract talent and deliver real value? Is it time to dissolve the old model or evolve it into a more human-centric approach to value? 23 Mar 2023 Read more Trend of fad? Unexplored universe or volatile planet? Like it or leave it, the metaverse is one planet you cannot afford to ignore or not explore. So, let's explore... 17 Feb 2023 Read more We may think of workplace diversity as a problem unique to South African businesses based on our history, but it's not. We only have to look to the US, where chief diversity and inclusion officers and gender-neutral pronouns are part of business to realise that maybe we have a thing or two to learn from our counterparts up north. 23 Sep 2022 Read more It's Women's Month - that time of year when every company becomes 'woke' to the issues affecting their female employees and the many ways their recruitment programmes, wellness initiatives and gender equality policies are fighting the good fight and winning. And yes, many companies have made very real strides in transforming the workplace into a place where women have voices and make choices from positions of real power and influence across the board and, indeed, on the board. 3 Aug 2022 Read more Is workplace culture still worth investing in? Are cultural activities still in fashion? In the lead up to Heritage Day this month, we look at how company cultures, diversity and inclusion intersect at the corner of brand sustainability. 7 Sep 2021 Read more Africa Day celebrates the continent's progress as much as its diversity, begging the question: How can business progress in a multicultural world if they don't embrace diversity at its most vulnerable roots - the remote (or hybrid) workplace? 24 May 2021 Read more Adopt, adapt or pivot? We share some of the top trends taking internal communications from reactive to responsive in 2021. 19 Jan 2021 Read more Employee surveys are key to gauging, not only the impact of your internal communication efforts, but also as an indicator to the current mood and sentiment in your organisation. 1 Dec 2020 Read more If diversity is the face of transformation, inclusivity is its voice. As communicators and leaders, if we want to change the corporate narrative and drive a more inclusive company culture, it starts with enabling inclusive communication. 28 Sep 2020 Read more Women make great leaders, but not just for the reasons we think. In addition to the collaboration and empathy they bring to the table, women know how to turn a slamming door into an opportunity to forge a new and better way. 21 Aug 2020 Read more Empathy is not an emotional response to a global crisis. It is a strategy that enables you to bring meaning to your brand and the people who give you permission to exist. Why then are so many brands lacking empathy? 11 May 2020 Read more Many businesses are still operating in that emergency 'first response' mode - reacting to every challenge every day, just to survive. But the time is coming to rethink and redesign a new economic order and we can either prop up our old systems or build new ones that are as innovative as they are resilient. It's time to choose before it chooses us. 21 Apr 2020 Read more Is sales a job title or the result of an engaged workplace culture? With the right strategy and support, is it possible to turn every employee into a member of your sales team? That depends... 12 Nov 2019 Read more Does your workplace culture reflect society, or help shift it? Why wait for change to come into the workplace when you can use internal communications as a tool to shift and shape culture, from the workplace out. 25 Sep 2019 Read more If you want to start engaging your employees, stop motivating them. Please. The reason they're not performing at peak has less to do with motivation and more to do with de-motivation. 28 Aug 2019 Read more There's a lot to celebrate this Women's Month, but women at the helm of the creative industry is not one of them. Instead of waiting around to retweet yet another media list or brand #campaign #empoweringwomen, let's do what we do best - get creative. 15 Aug 2019 Read more The law demands it. Employees want it. Your company needs it. The case for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a business imperative is a done deal. Or is it? Maybe it's time CSR understands its power to engage employees in a new SA narrative. 26 Jul 2019 Read more Declutter. Simplify. Tidy up. Are we talking spring cleaning or internal communications here? Are they mutually exclusive? Not if minimalism is the intention driving and delivering communication that does more than tick another box. 25 Jun 2019 Read more
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