Category: Internal communications
Five ways businesses fail in communicating change
Jon Dean is a strategic change specialist and works with major organisations to help them implement new programmes, leadership development systems and major corporate transformations. In this guest blog for Northern Lights, he explores the corporate communication
What is good design? Yellow, green and white-out are not!
I have got two pet hates in design at the moment – white out (where the font is in white against a coloured background); and the colours of acid yellow and lime green. The colours themselves are favourites of mine – for clothes. But in my view,
How do you make internal communications strategic – and achieve business results?
Last month I delivered a course for the CIPR on strategic internal communications – it is clearly a hot topic at the moment: I was brought in at the last minute as the course was over-booked and even my back-up course was full on the day! There were
The Apple Watch arrives – but what are the implications of wearable technology for business?
Perhaps the biggest issue for wearable technology is how they will impact on businesses. Such devices raise a number of questions, ranging from should they even be allowed in the workplace to how will they transform the way we communicate and work together,
Keeping business communications alive over the holiday season
It’s that time of year again when half the country ups sticks and abandons Blighty for two weeks of sunburn, sangria and the squirts. Holiday season is upon us once again and that can present major problems for businesses of all sizes as they work to
Succession planning – how do you prepare for when a key worker leaves?
Claire Morley-Jones is the founder of HR180, a leading advisory firm that helps businesses with all aspects of people management and development. She recently delivered a talk on succession planning to the Managing Partners’ Forum and here she shares