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.
How can businesses reinvent themselves to ensure long-term success while retaining top-tier talent? Deb Coviello, Founder of Illumination Partners, joins The Business Communicators for a conversation on transforming corporate communications strategies heading into 2022 and the insights needed to equip effective and build leaders.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Walt Disney Co. plans to name Geoff Morrell to the newly created role of chief corporate affairs officer. Morrell will step into the position as Zenia Mucha, who has spent two decades with the company, will retire at the end of the year. During season one of The Business Communicators, we sat down with Morrell to discuss his unique career path that landed him in London as the EVP, communications & advocacy at bp, overseeing the strategic communications efforts for a company with operations in 70 countries.
What is fearless, inclusive leadership in the workplace? It’s about being bold, courageous, and transparent about creating a culture where people feel like they belong and can thrive. And, it starts with having an open mind.
Brian McComak, founder and CEO of the consulting firm Hummingbird Humanity, joins The Business Communicators to discuss how leaders can evolve by being transparent and committed to creating a safe space for people through a human-centered work culture where real representation matters.
For decades, businesses have exhausted billions of dollars and spent countless hours developing strategies to increase employee engagement, decrease burnout, and improve productivity. And yet, most workplaces still—to put it bluntly—suck. The reason? The corporate world has always been driven primarily by results, so leaders are not hard-pressed to actually change their ways.
Following the initial recording of this episode of The Business Communicators, tragedy struck in Houston hours later on Friday, Nov. 5, as eight people died at Grammy-nominated artist Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival. Austin and Thomas open the podcast by discussing what went wrong and how the crisis response was botched by event promoters.
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.
Jodi-Ann Burey joins The Business Communicators for an engaging conversation about her mission to disrupt “business as usual” to achieve social change; and, strategies companies and business leaders can implement that enable their people to feel confident about bringing their full, authentic selves to work.
Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos wrote his final letter to shareholders last week offering clear insight about the customer experience, efficiency, long-term thinking, managing crisis and more. What are the key takeaways for comms pros and business leaders? Then, should CEOs get involved in discussing hot-button political and social issues? If so, how far are they willing to go to affect change?