Posts Categorized: Positive Comms +Plus

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 25 April 2016

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 25 April 2016

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both) … | Finding the time and space for innovation in the workplace can be challenging. This article has some interesting tactics anyone can start today to boost creativity. It has some advice for senior leaders too.

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 18 April 2016

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 18 April 2016

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both) … | There is lots of news about big data lately. Here’s an interesting article on the virtues of small data, giving us a new perspective that says big data provides a “valuable, but incomplete perspective.”

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 11 April 2016

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 11 April 2016

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both) … | We’ve said for a while now that no amount of marketing will sell or make popular a bad product. This article reinforces that point and also talks about how conscious capitalism has proven to be a viable business model; the idea that conscious capitalism is, or should be, considered a form or charity simply shouldn’t exist.

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 4 April 2016

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 4 April 2016

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both) … | From my communication friend, Judy Gombita, an article about the evolving role of the Chief Communication Officer. I was drawn to the idea that the CCO’s role is to “help build engaged enterprises worthy of the trust of their stakeholders, and develop corporate character based around a clear sense of values.” The article has a number of interesting points and suggests that “talking less and acting more” is probably a good place to start.

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 28 March 2016

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 28 March 2016

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both) … | Traditional business models have basic beliefs for attracting and retaining employees. In this TED Talk, Dan Pink explains how science has proven that traditional incentive programs may not be the best solution in many cases. We particularly enjoyed the conclusion of this talk where Dan speaks about the future of work with a focus on employee autonomy, mastery and purpose.

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 21 March 2016

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 21 March 2016

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both) … | Marketing using social media continues to be a going concern for many companies. Measuring ROI of social media is often the greatest challenge. Here’s a great article from IABC that outlines 10 key features every social media plan should have.

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 14 March 2016

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 14 March 2016

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both) … | Here’s a great article from IABC on the power in storytelling. It reiterates the ideas we covered in our latest blog post: Why Do We Love Stories So Much?. It also suggests how business should unleash the power of stories which are found in the organization’s heritage. A must read!

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 7 March 2016

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 7 March 2016

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both) … | When we come across success stories of wonderful things happening to make people’s lives better in Kenya (or in Africa in general), we like to share those stories. This one is about a small, and growing, business which sells charcoal briquettes in Kibera.

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 29 February 2016

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 29 February 2016

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both) … | Trust and cooperation… Simon Sinek describes both in his TED Talk about positive work environments. Using analogies based on comparisons with the military, his story is a moving one that will resonate with business people and leaders. We recommend you watch it.

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 22 February 2016

Positive Comms +Plus for the Week of 22 February 2016

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both) … | Here’s a new term from the world of conscious capitalism you may not have seen… Born Social. It’s a term being used to describe the new businesses which have put a social purpose at their core. This article outlines the three factors to watch for in the coming years which are driving this relatively new business model.