All of the Pieces Fit Together in Internal Communications

All of the Pieces Fit Together in Internal Communications

I am admittedly a super nerd-girl when it comes to my wind-down routine. TV isn't my answer, and I'm just not into yoga, so instead, I dive deep into jigsaw puzzles and let the world around me slide away.

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Internal Communications for Small Businesses

Internal Communications for Small Businesses

Depending on how you look at your business and how invested you are, you may feel as though the term "small business" is almost pejorative. I had the misfortune of commenting on my mother-in-law's small business once, and believe me, if investment, time, and passion were the benchmarks, that endeavor and those like it would be considered mighty...

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One Year Later, It's Time to Address Your Internal Communications Plan

One Year Later, It's Time to Address Your Internal Communications Plan

Congratulations!  Your business has made it through a full year of turmoil, transition, and the over-used word "pivot".  Now, it's off to the races for your teams and your workflow.

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Internal Communications & Human Resources

Internal Communications & Human Resources

When companies leverage internal communications specialists to fortify their Human Resources department, it's a win-win prospect for everyone! Human Resources is without a doubt one of the most important, and widely accessed departments in today's complex business world.  Because of the critical role HR plays, organizations are investing in...

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Internal Communications: Alleviating Annoyance

Internal Communications: Alleviating Annoyance

We've all had those days. Everything takes 7 steps longer than it should, and you feel like the universe is purposefully blocking your way at every move. What you really want is just one thing to go smoothly, but between the things outside of human control (downed servers; stale coffee; 10,000 spoons when all you need is a knife...) and things...

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Internal Communications - Not Just Employee Chatter

Internal Communications - Not Just Employee Chatter

When I first started L-12 Services I knew what our focus was, but struggled to clarify the vision when I explained it to others.  That was a big enough hurdle, but it got even harder when I turned to my own community because it quickly became apparent that "internal comms" has a wide-reaching, and varied definition.  Depending on who you are...

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Internal Communications — I Wasn’t Clear… Let’s Fix That

Internal Communications — I Wasn’t Clear… Let’s Fix That

I got stuck in the idea that everybody understands what I’m talking about when writing about internal communications and what my firm does. Bad form for an internal communications professional, right? That’s what I get for not spending enough time outside of my silo.

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Online Event Production & Internal Communications

Online Event Production & Internal Communications

As often happen in in-person events, online events suffer when processes don’t go according to plan.

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The Business Ecosystem

The Business Ecosystem

Internal communications are the lifeblood of your business, whether you realize it or not. Much like the earth is comprised of land + sea + sky, the components of internal communications are process + documentation + culture. As each example needs a harmonious balance to be successful, both also require care and nurturing to develop a healthy...

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The Four Pillars of Internal Communications

The Four Pillars of Internal Communications

Businesses facing bottlenecks and broken process can often find solutions by looking at workflow and culture within the organization.

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