Posts By: K. Barker

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 12 April 2021

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 12 April 2021

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both)… | This week: What about servant leadership, what can “grit” do, new ideas for brainstorming and purpose-driven business during a global health crisis

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 5 April 2021

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 5 April 2021

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both)… | This week: Communication trends to watch, why avoid passive writing, values take over business, and what will the future “office” look like?

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 29 March 2021

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 29 March 2021

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both)… | This week: 8 books to add to your reading list, simple leadership tips, how to “re-think” general corporate announcements, and resources for writing in plain language.

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 6 July 2020

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 6 July 2020

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both)… | This week: How being a perfectionist is good for your creativity, three rules for communicating in unprecedented times, can Agile work for your communication teams and a new definition of purpose for the for-profit industry.

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 1 June 2020

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 1 June 2020

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both)… | This week: Statistics on readership levels for email, how to have a better conversation, what to do about misinformation and disinformation and why using acronyms is not effective.

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 27 April 2020

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 27 April 2020

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both)… | This week: Should the “forgetting curve” be a consideration for employee communication programs, answering tough questions during a crisis, is your organization ready for a cyber security incident and the qualities effective leaders should have during a crisis.

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 30 March 2020

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 30 March 2020

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both)… | This week: COVID-19 communication resources for communicating during a crisis, including advice on when to “say nothing” and a framework for social media audits.

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 9 March 2020

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 9 March 2020

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both)… | This week: Social media health checks, quality in communication is more important than quantity, communicating bad news and a multitude of resources for conscious capitalism.

Why Do We Love Stories So Much?

Why Do We Love Stories So Much?

A Powerful Communication Model for Content Marketing On the one hand, when our organization’s marketing communications are producing results, we are able to build a connection with our audiences. We know this. These connections are the result of the right information, being delivered at the right time, to the right audience. We share our ideas,… Read more

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 17 February 2020

Positive Comms +Plus for Week of 17 February 2020

Interesting or inspiring articles (perhaps a bit of both)… | This week: If haphazard writing styles are making you crazy, is long-term capitalism viable, how and why to treat your employees as customers and are you aware of the latest in effective leadership qualities?