Thanks to video, storytelling is making a comeback for employee engagement

From Mark Kraynak's perspective, intranets have been a step backwards for employee engagement since they took hold for internal communications about 15 years ago. Sure, intranets do some things very well: efficiently connect people in new ways, provide...


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The Emperor has no clothes – but it’s OK, he’s working from home

Working In-person is more productive than working remotely. Can anyone deny this? Marissa Mayer's decree against working from home for Yahoo employees was a courageous step. But admitting that the best work gets done face-to-face begs the question for...


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Spare your employees from “corporate spam”

The Consumerization of IT is often blamed for Bring Your Own Device and other disruptive changes to IT infrastructure happening in most companies today. But the impact of this trend goes beyond IT. The same concept applies to the content and...


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Fuhgeddaboudit….and other notes on compelling communications

I live in Brooklyn, NY, and like all savvy New Yorkers, I know that whenever I need to drive out of the city headed west, the fastest way out of town will be to avoid Manhattan traffic by crossing the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.   If you don’t know this...


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