Almost every week, there is an article touting the benefits of leaders engaging in “organizational conversation.” HBR Blog Network has recently published three thoughtful takes on various aspects of this practice. One hopes that corporate leaders read these; alternatively, lucky leaders have communications teams pointing them in the right direction.
In a tough economy, communications jobs become scarce. How can you ensure that you find and/or maintain your place in a competitive profession? Here’s how.
Organizational communication isn’t always the most scintillating topic, but it is almost always predictable. Thus, I was taken aback in recent weeks by a number of articles that seem to advocate steps that just a few short years ago might have been the equivalent of career suicide. In some companies, they still might be.
Both individuals and organizations can be slaves to habit, but learning how to properly manipulate these routines can lead to great success. Although not your typical beach fare, “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business” is one of the best reads of the summer, with fascinating insights for corporate communicators.