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March 17, 2023
Comms: Everything Everywhere All at Once
According to Jim Maiella, EVP of Corporate Communications at AMC Networks, it's an extraordinary time to be working in communications, regardless of industry, level or specific job description. He believes there’s no other position better situated to help navigate and positively impact all aspects of a business or organization moving forward as the professional communicator, or another that has the potential to have as lasting and broad-based impact on its success, regardless of the specific challenge or opportunity.
January 17, 2023
Picture this: the nine corporate photos you must never, ever, take again
It's not easy to take good photos.. even harder when you're trying to convey an idea or represent a type of work. There are some clichés and shortcuts that people have all used to make the job easier... but the question is, do these really work?
October 12, 2022
Research: Simple Writing Pays Off (Literally) in Disclosure documents and others
Financial writing is full of jargon and complexity. But a series of research suggests that investors are drawn to simple, clear writing with short sentences. The simple reason is that complex writing is off-putting — people tune out and find it dull, a fact confirmed by neuroscience research. The author reviews a series of studies on the financial value of good writing and offers a few tips to communicate more clearly with investors, or with anyone else.
August 26, 2022
Adam Grant: Why repeating yourself is a good thing
Great communication is like a song. It isn’t enough to hear it once. You don’t know the melody until you hear it multiple times. You don’t know the chorus by heart until you’ve repeated it many times.
June 7, 2022
Simple storytelling moments can help connects employees to their work
The Harvard Business Review shares that brief storytelling, featuring concrete examples that reframe a moment by personifying human consequences, has been proven to help people see past the details of a task and greatly improve performance and engagement.