Internal communications are the lifeblood of your business, whether you realize it or not. Much like the earth as 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…Continue Reading
Below are the four most common areas that contribute to the systemic and structural problems many organizations face during fast growth and scaling. We call them the Four Pillars of Internal Communications – the What, Where, When, and How of information sharing.
If your team is suffering from communication overload or experiencing burnout and the “brain drain” that accompanies remote work, assess the efficacy of your policies surrounding the following:Continue Reading
When entrepreneurs and small businesses start out, it’s an exciting time. There are so many things to accomplish and so many items to check off the ever-growing lists. There are people to talk to, webinars to attend, prospects to woo, and reputations to build. It can be heady, and it’s a full-time job in and…Continue Reading
Why are so many businesses and teams in disarray these days? There is a dearth of servant leadership at a time when we need it most. When workers are struggling to connect the dots, rig together processes from their homes that used to work seamlessly in the office, and make sure the right people see…Continue Reading
It’s the WHERE of the What, Where, When and How of communication policy that will keep leaders and remote teams on top of projects. Generally speaking, these are the platforms (or platform families) to share each type of information: Email – detailed information sharing such as reporting and directives Slack – time-sensitive, response required info…Continue Reading
People need to belong; it’s hardwired into the human brain. When we’re unable to engage others, to find our tribe, we lose more than just conversation, we lose ourselves. Arguably, we lose our reason for contributing and working. Relationships are the reason for, not the byproduct of, engagement at every level including professional. Famed researcher,…Continue Reading
The biggest problem managers and business owners experience with their admin teams is one of basic trust. Trust that people are managing their workloads, team priorities are on track, due dates are properly anticipated, and status reports are accurate as well as understood; the list goes on and on. The bottom line is, if trust…Continue Reading