Culture Is Your Job

Culture Is Your Job

  “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” ~ Attributed to the late Peter Drucker; popularized in 2006 by Mark Fields, former CEO of Ford A mid-level professional gave a presentation to a group of vice-presidents of the company where he works. He...
The Era of Inclusion: How to Help Your Team Thrive

The Era of Inclusion: How to Help Your Team Thrive

Your workplace is rich with diversity – a mix of races, ethnicities, genders, generations, and personality types. But diversity is not the same as inclusion. Leaders would be shocked to know the resources that go untapped and the ideas that go undiscovered...
How to Shape Your Company Culture (Part 1)

How to Shape Your Company Culture (Part 1)

Culture. How we do things around here — how we treat each other, customers, and suppliers. It’s not just about communication. And yet it has everything to do with communication. Many factors drive company culture. For example: Company purpose, identity, and vision...
6 Strategic Purposes of Benefit Communications

6 Strategic Purposes of Benefit Communications

Every benefit communication should achieve one or more of these six strategic purposes: Each of these is a key way to leverage the organization’s large investment in benefits. If your communication won’t have a significant impact on at least one of these...
We are rebranding as Workforce Communication!

We are rebranding as Workforce Communication!

  We’re excited to announce that we are rebranding as Workforce Communication and expanding our team to be more nimble, responsive, and creative for clients. This new name better reflects the focus we’ve always had. When we’ve tested this phrase with CEOs, HR...
The Power of Everyday Sabbatical

The Power of Everyday Sabbatical

Several years ago, I called to reconnect with one of my mentors from my college days at Xavier University. Early in my conversation with Gene, I mentioned that I thought I recalled reading in Xavier’s alumni magazine that he’d recently completed a one-year...