#ChangeChat with Caroline Kealey on Change Communication

This week’s #ChangeChat on change communication is with award winning Caroline Kealey. Caroline is the director of Ingenium Communications a boutique consultancy that specializes in strategic communications, change management, and training. She is the force behind the Results Map ™ and […]

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Translating ‘agile’ for communicators

“Corporate Australia wants you to know it’s agile” says the heading in yesterday’s Australian Financial Review (AFR). Such poetic timing – I read the article as I was heading to IABC Victoria’s Talk 55 event where I was speaking on […]

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The Surrender Trinity

Many of you know I have been working on how the concept of “Surrender” fits into workplace change. My interest in the idea arose when I experienced “stuckness” […]

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2015: A professional year in review

It’s funny. Every-time I go to start a Professional Year in Review post, I wanted to start with “Wow, that was a big year”. And in reality, what year isn’t? When you abstract yourself to the higher view, 365 […]

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3 change communication lessons from TEDxCanberra

I’ve deliberately waited a while to write this one. Going to a TEDx Canberra event can be a bit overwhelming on the day. A jam-packed day of intellectual and social stimulation. So many messages to digest with ideas […]

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The Goldilocks test and Change Communication

There is ample warning in the change management literature of the potential disaster that is “under communication”. Rosabeth Kanter and John Kotter both note the criticality of communication to the success of organisational change. Poor communication of change is […]

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Employee engagement during change

It's been a while since my past post on employee engagement. It seems to be a topic that gets me a little cranky. So it was some-what amusing when I was asked to participate in a panel at the World PR Forum in an IABC track on employee engagement and change. Always up for being the contrarian on a panel. Except as it turned out we were all in agreement really. Violent agreement.

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Change Communication and Engagement – Lessons learned

It was a great evening back in September for the Change Management Professionals Melbourne meetup at The Honey Bar in Melbourne focused on communication, stakeholder engagement and change We had a particularly insightful ice-breaker. The group broke into pairs […]

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