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Communicating change: this time it’s personal

Managing organisational change continues to be one of the biggest challenges for any business, with ineffective communication often named as a contributing factor to change ‘failure’. The 2018 Australian Public Service employee census revealed that only 38 percent of respondents agreed that change is managed well in their agency. Importantly however, of the staff who believed change is managed well, 80 percent…

Driving inner health with internal communications

Organisations that understand the benefits of having a well-functioning internal communications strategy are leaps and bounds ahead of others in more ways than you might think. Unfortunately, many companies and managers don’t give the appropriate attention to the development of these strategies, often hoarding key information to a select few and keeping frontline staff in the dark as if they were competitors….

Maximising your media team

Amanda Firth, Account Manager Your company’s media team is both an extension of the business as well as a receptor for the wider news agenda and public sentiment. To help your media team work more effectively, here are three tips:

New {financial} year’s resolutions

End of financial year sales, shorter days and tax returns all signal that we’re half way through the year. It can be a hectic time, with the arrival of July suddenly creating a rush to finish old projects and start new ones.

When silence isn’t golden: the art of internal communications

by Rachael Maundrell The State of the Global Workplace – a worldwide survey conducted found only 13% of employees were engaged at work.  That’s right, only one-in-eight employees across the globe are committed to their jobs and making positive contributions to their organisation. A staggering 63% indicated they were “not engaged” and 24% sat in the “actively disengaged” bracket. Problematic? We think so….

When it’s time for good vibrations at the work stations, it’s time for ‘authentic leadership’

by Lisa Nixon There’s leadership and then there’s authentic leadership. In theory, there may not be much to set them apart, but in practice there is a world of difference. As those of us in business continue to face challenging times testing our relationships with clients, suppliers and our staff, conversations about leadership and culture are as valuable as those about productivity…

What organisations can learn from Eurovision

by Matthew Hart Think Eurovision, Europe’s annual song contest, and you’re probably thinking sequins, white suits and some questionable songs. But interestingly, the Eurovision Song Contest represents one of the world’s most popular and longest-running internal engagement activities.