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Supporting line managers: are you listening to me?


It’s widely acknowledged that line managers are key to engagement and motivation. As internal communicators, coaching managers to become better communicators is therefore a fundamental function. And this support must extend not only to what they say, but how they listen too.  ..

Supporting line managers: nurturing the chimp within


Have you read The Chimp Paradox?

If you haven’t, you should. It’s a game changer. 

As comms pros, we have a responsibility to support others with their communication skills. 

We're always on the lookout for creative and interesting ways to do this.

And this model is a winner.  ..

Supporting line managers: cascade confidence, not communications


Here’s something we could all probably admit to: from time to time we like to fit in. Whether it’s professionally, socially or with that must-have outfit, finding something to be a good fit can be a vital component of getting on and getting ahead.  ..

Supporting line managers: 5 Pearls of Wisdom to Inspire Better Comms


As an Internal Communications Manager, a crucial part of your role is to ensure that your line managers are adequately coached and sufficiently developed in the fine art of communication delivery. 

You need to ensure they are fully prepared to deliver comms in the most impactful and meaningful way. So to help them help you, we’ve put together five ways that you can support your line managers' development as skilled communicators.  ..

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