Trailblazing an Internal Comms Path in 2022

Internal Communications expert Mike Klein joins The Business Communicators in his second appearance for a follow-up discussion on the evolution of internal communications following the COVID-19 pandemic, how the comms landscape has simultaneously changed while remaining the same, and his #WeLeadComms platform that is taking LinkedIn by storm by celebrating leadership, initiative, and courage across communication disciplines, borders and boundaries.

Netflix, CNN+, and Streaming Saturation; Elon’s Twitter Quest

Netflix reported its biggest one-day drop in shareholder value since 2004, and CNN announced the collapse of its CNN+ streaming service. With the tumultuous news last week from both streaming platforms, it begs the question: Have we finally reached streaming saturation? The Businesses Communicators break it all down plus offer their takes on Elon Musk and his quest to purchase Twitter.

Global Inflation and Open Communications

Whether its residual impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic or the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the cost of goods and commodities has led to a record rate of inflation that hasn’t been seen since in nearly 40 years. But how can impacted brands get ahead of the story? Austin Staton and Thomas Baen discuss global inflation and open communications in a bonus episode of The Business Communicators.

Creating a Culture For Good

How can you create a culture of empowerment and build a culture for good? Houda Elyazgi, Chief Client Officer at Saxum, joins The Business Communicators to share her insights on diversity, inclusion, and the challenges facing today’s corporate landscape. Hint: being open-minded and having uncomfortable conversations can serve as a catalyst for change – both internally and externally.

Shiv Malik Explains Web3, NFTs, and the Metaverse

Over the last 18 months, Web3, NFT’s, and the Metaverse have entered our everyday vernacular. But what does it all mean for communications and marketing professionals? Shiv Malik, CEO at Pool and our first three-time guest, joins The Business Communicators to discuss decentralization and the data economy.

Which Brands “Won” the Super Bowl of Advertising?

Brands shelled out upwards of $6.5 million for a 30-second ad spot marking the most expensive Super Bowl ad price in NFL history. But were any of them worth the price? And, which brand won the day? Austin, Hattie, and Thomas discuss which ads nailed it, and others that just fell flat.

Trust, But Verify; Why Do We Work While Sick?

A CNN Business report says that Americans are showing up sick to work even as Omicron spreads. The Business Communicators discusses why this is a problem and offers potential solutions to keep workers healthy and safe.

Then, Austin, Hattie, and Thomas provide their key takeaways on the 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer.

How to Ensure Your Business Strategy is Equipped for the Future

How can communications and marketing professionals future-proof their business to survive and profit from change? On the latest episode of The Business Communicators, Jonathan Brill, hailed by Inc. Magazine as a “Silicon Valley legend” joins the podcast to share his insights on creating a sustainable business that empowers employees. Brill shares insights into what makes leaders like Elon Musk and Tim Cook so successful – and how businesses can utilize the same strategies to create success for their workforce.

Performing Under Pressure; Facebook Goes Meta; Enes Kanter + Nike

High-stress situations. We all know them, but how do we thrive under pressure and use it to our advantage? Dane Jensen, CEO at Third Factor and an instructor at Queen’s University and the University of North Carolina, joins The Business Communicators to share how some of our highest-pressure moments and what we do in those moments have a major impact on the trajectory of the rest of our lives.

Can Honesty Truly Transform the Workplace?

Best-selling author Ron Carucci joins The Business Communicators to discuss current issues impacting businesses (environmental, social and governance) and recent research that culminated into his upcoming book, To Be Honest, that reveals what it takes to build purpose-driven companies of honesty and justice.