Having trouble connecting with your employees? It might be time to evaluate the level of humor and fun in your office. In a recent article from BBC, Eric Barton explains why laughing employees is beneficial for everyone: the employee, the manager and the organization. A manager that is comfortable with making a joke here and …More
Archives for July 2013
In this article for Businessweek, Joerg Schrottke and Thomas Weber look at how the theory of business innovation is evolving. The authors note that the notion that innovation comes from the ideas and mind of a single great business leader is shifting to focus on collaborative innovation. Collaborative innovation refers to mixed team of in-house …More
What if your brand was the authority in your industry, but nobody cared? In today’s constantly evolving world, conventional markers of power, like status and position, are losing their worth. In our current cultural landscape, influence is power. Just look at Google, which was named Most Influential Brand in the World by Ipsos this year. …More
You may think that helping your colleagues is just a nice thing to do, but it can also help advance your career. A recent Forbes article, which examines Adam Grant’s recently published book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, looks at the different motivations for employees to lend a helping hand, and ways …More
B-roll can help add depth, meaning and visual interest to your productions. In this video, Suzanne Salvo, IABC Fellow, shares b-roll best practices to help bring corporate video interviews to life.
In his engaging and entertaining presentation at the IABC EuroComm conference, held 10-12 April 2013 in Brussels, Christian Bluemelhuber delivered a provocative marketing model that kicks out the old marketing models and ushers in the new. Bluemelhuber is a professor for strategic organisational communication at the Berlin University of the Arts. The following article by Steve …More
In this blog post for the Harvard Business Review, Michael Watkins looks at the 10 principles that make virtual teams effective and successful. Watkins notes that these principles must be implemented by leaders in the first 90 days of a team’s existence in order to ensure its success. He offers his list as a way …More