Communications of all kinds, internal, external, marketing et cetera.
Straightforward functional comms can work brilliantly for trusted colleagues. Big-picture engagement comms and strategic vision sharing often rely on narratives in an attempt to capture the hearts and minds of employees, which just ism't always necessary or desired.
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There are some great stock image websites out there, with hundreds of thousands of terrible stock photos that you should not inflict upon your colleagues or clients.
There's lots of guidance about acronyms, but little about using acronyms in page / news titles on the intranet.
How do you respond to feedback? Criticism? Demands for new features?
People are not 'distracted from relationships by their phones' - they are developing relationships through space and time using technology that suits them. Stop telling people to get off their phones when at the same time you expect 100% availability coz 'flexible working in the digital workplace'.
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No it isn't. Slowing growth isn't the same as dying.
Marketing communications may seem wholly separate to internal communications, and in turn the marketing team may feel worlds apart from the internal communications team. Yet marketing campaigns are stronger and more authentic when employees are involved. Don’t be ‘that company’ where the staff know less about your news than industry experts.
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'Polysyllables' aside, it's simple to make our communications easy to read - and retain greater impact - with one or two basic rules.