Employee communication 3.0: How to be relevant five years from now

The pace of change in the employee communication industry is breathtaking—and it’s only going to get faster. Employees today want relevant, compelling information, delivered in the channel of their choice. “Corporate” communication is dead. “Creative” communication is becoming the norm. In this fun session, former No. 1-rated IABC World Conference speaker Steve Crescenzo will show you: How to find your strategic focus and make the important interesting. How to “do less and… Read More

Rethinking Crisis Communication

by Daniel Munslow Organizations worldwide are experiencing an environment of elevated reputational risk, forcing them to rethink their approach to issues and crisis management. Today’s risk landscape does not allow for companies to start tackling a crisis when it breaks; rather, they need to proactively work on a three-dimensional resilience plan that covers the periods before, during and after risk. While there are many tactical approaches to crisis communication, there are two… Read More

Reflecting on the State of Employee Communication

by Lee Smith At Gatehouse, we recently launched our 11th “State of the Sector” survey. Backed by the IABC Foundation and a host of other leading professional bodies, it’s now the biggest annual study of its kind in the internal communication space. Together with my co-director Simon Wright, we’ve spent much of the last month or so running preview sessions and talking through the headline results with communicators from all around the… Read More

Get the latest news in the 2019 World Conference Brief

In the latest issue of the IABC World Conference Brief, you’ll find the latest news and exclusive content related to the event. If you’re attending the conference, the Brief gives you a sample of some of what you’ll experience. And if you can’t make it this year, you still get the benefit of content that will offer new perspectives on some of the most challenging issues facing the profession. In this issue, you’ll find:… Read More

5 Secrets from Improv Comedy to Fuel Your Career Success

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by Rob Biesenbach What if I told you that everything you need to know about career success can be learned from the art of improvisational comedy? It’s true. “Improv,” as it’s known, is about way more than belly laughs and physical antics. It’s actually based on important principles like empathy, listening, storytelling and supporting others. In fact, one of the foundational rules of improv is that you’re not on the stage to… Read More

Introducing the 2019 World Conference Brief

IABC is excited to announce that we have partnered with B2B publisher MultiView to produce the official e-newsletter for the 2019 World Conference event, the IABC World Conference Brief. With this customized conference publication, we’ll offer a curated selection of both World Conference news and insights on critical communication issues. If you’re attending the event, you’ll have a head start on the some of the learning you’ll experience at the event. And if you… Read More

2018 World Conference recap, day three: Making leaders great communicators

by Charmane Russell On day three of the 2018 IABC World Conference, the theme of the communication crossroads continued to dominate presentations and conversations, particularly as this applies at a leadership level. General session: CEO panel The opening general session, a panel moderated by Hugues Mousseau, vice president and partner with Syrus Reputation, introduced three CEOs: Luc Sabbatini, of PBSC Urban Solutions; Eugène Lapierre, of the Rogers Cup; and Ralph Hosker, of Belron… Read More

World Conference recap Monday: Inspire, connect, engage, collaborate

by Paula Bernardino I started my day at the World Conference by attending the mindfulness meditation session by local coach Lucie-Anne Fabien. What a great way to kick off the week. I was told to be prepared for an interesting keynote address, led by futurist Anab Jain. I was quite curious about what I was about to hear. As communicators, we always need to keep an eye on what’s next, right? I… Read More

2018 World Conference recap day one: Changing how we think about our profession

by Elizabeth Krecker The first two sessions I attended on the opening day of the 2018 IABC World Conference snapped us out of our comfort zone and began the change in our approach to our profession as communicators that is the focus of the 2018 conference. When IABC Chair Sharon Hunter introduced Seth Godin, the opening keynote speaker, she pointed out that the theme of our conference “communication at the crossroads,” reflects… Read More

IABC World Conference Tuesday recap: Going deep in the conversation

by Kristen Delphos Tuesday at the IABC World Conference is a “sweet spot” day for many attendees. In the sea of hundreds of people, we start to recognize and create our own little tribe of conference friends. By this time, a day and a half into the program, we’ve networked, tweeted, retweeted, followed, and smiled when the notifications appeared on our devices to let us know that we’ve been followed back.

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