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Under investigation: learning comms lessons from the Line of Duty leaders

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Rug-pull twists you don’t see coming, ever changing plot lines, complex curve balls and constantly changing goal posts…

Sounds familiar?

Yes, Line of Duty has gripped the nation with its ever-unfolding plotlines, but we could also be describing a week in your average organisation.  ..


Alone we are strong… together we are stronger

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Who gives you permission to be happy at work?
Who encourages you to be the very best version of you?
And how do you bring it all together to work as one super team?  ..


How to avoid magpie syndrome

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Magpie syndrome: an irrational affinity for shiny objects. Or in the case of IC pros, the latest digital bling that promises to transform the way your business communicates. We’ve all experienced the intoxicating sensation of feeling the holy IC grail is within our grasp only to find it’s just not that simple  ..


The weird science of internal communications

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Who’d have thought a simple game of tapping and listening would explain a frequent  challenge facing internal communicators? Yet it's just one example of how behavioural science can support us, either by informing our recommendations, or giving evidence to support them.  ..


Infographic: 7 easy ways to sharpen your comms copy

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As an internal communicator you’ll have a strong grasp of the fundamentals of good copy. 

Whether you’re writing for newsletters, magazines, events, emails or the intranet, you need to create copy that engages your reader from the first word to the last.  ..


STOP. Yammertime. How to smash your Yammer launch

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It’s fantastic when we learn from others who are producing award worthy, super successful, creative work.

Here we share some practical takeaways, cheeky tips and lessons learnt.  ..


What IC pros don’t do

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Communicators are well-versed in answering the age-old question, “what is it you actually do?”. But rather than reeling off a list of skills, knowledge and accomplishments, should we be explaining what it is we don’t do?  ..


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