The Best Things You Aren’t Doing When It Comes To Internal Communications

It wasn’t that long ago that internal business communication consisted primarily of phone calls and fax machines. Now, in today’s world, we can communicate with employees all over the world in ways that we once never thought possible. Technology has opened up all kinds of doors for corporations to effectively share messaging company-wide—but are you really using it to its …

You Better Recognize

You Better Recognize!

In today’s environment of constant organization change and increased competition for talent, it’s imperative that Operations and HR leaders focus on efforts to inspire and engage their employee population and counterbalance the stress of everyday organizational life.   One tried and true way to accomplish this is through employee recognition.  Even if your organization doesn’t have a formal recognition program, the …

Fulfilling Your Personal Brand Promise

Fulfilling Your Personal Brand Promise

In my last post, I talked about the qualities that make up your professional presence. I mentioned that it’s not one of those innate qualities we are all born with, but rather something that is worked on, constantly improving and evolving. As a refresher, professional presence is your personal, professional value proposition. Your very own brand promise, if you will. …

Professional Presence is More Than You Think

Professional Presence is More Than You Think

A fellow “gymnastics mom” and I were talking the other day while our girls were at practice. She had hired a recent college graduate for a sales position; bright, eager, and hardworking… There was only one thing she noticed since hiring them. While they were incredibly professional, and had presence and personality – they needed to work on their professional …