Improving Net Promoter Score by Listening to Your Community
June 19 | Vanessa DiMauro, CEO, Leader Networks | Comments (0)
Does your Net Promotor Score (NPS) give you all the information you need? NPS is a helpful start to understanding how your users feel about your brand. Digging deeper, a vibrant online community can provide much valuable insight into the sentiments beyond the score itself, giving your company a clear path forward for improvement.
Corporate Communications and Employee Mental Health
May 20 | Johanna Seitenbach , Member Engagement Specialist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
The only way corporate mental health initiatives can be successful is if they are aligned with communication efforts. There are several functions of corporate communications that are necessary to consider when evaluating a company’s approach to mental health.
The Hidden Benefit of Corporate Communications Reporting
May 01 | Kami Spangenberg, Vice President, Corporate Communications, RTI International | Comments (0)
Are you encouraging your communications team to showcase their effectiveness? Keeping a team motivated—to do their best work and to continuously improve—is a real leadership challenge. Kami Spangenberg, Vice President, Corporate Communications, RTI International, suggests giving your team the opportunity to highlight the business impact of their work to senior leaders through targeted annual reports.
The Edelman Trust Barometer
April 29 | Influencers Podcast | Comments (0)
The Edelman Trust Barometer reports annually on the state of trust in the world’s key institutions: business, government, NGOs, and media. In recent years, the research has revealed that businesses face some of the most challenging times in history in terms of the trust that the public has in them. Jennifer Cohan, President, New York, Edelman, Joins The Conference Board’s own President and CEO, Steve Odland, to discuss the 2019 results.
Brand Hacking: Are You Next?
April 18 | Timothy Powell, President, The Knowledge Agency | Comments (0)
Is your brand at risk? Branding carries economic risks that are, on the one hand, similar to other corporate risks—theft, fire, weather-related damage, etc.—but different in that they attack the value of intangible assets, like brands. If you are not yet affected by Brand Equity Risk (BER), it’s almost certain you will be, so you need to manage it like any other risk your organization faces.
The Philosophy Behind Patagonia, the Outspoken Outdoor Brand
April 11 | JP Kuehlwein, Marketing Institute Leader, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
How does an active wear brand become an activist icon? Deliberately or despite itself? Can product, purpose, profit, and politics mesh—or do they risk unraveling? And what’s the story behind the unconventional Patagonia beer? These questions and more will be answered in The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center's April Monthly Chat.
10 Ways for Your Communications Team to Respond to Sensationalized News Stories and Maintain Your Organization’s Reputation
April 10 | Sheri Rothman, Senior Writer, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
How do you respond when someone publishes a story about you that isn’t true? Here’s how Mayo Clinic handled such a situation in August 2018 when CNN ran this: “Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of ‘medical kidnapping.’”
Linking Internal Communication to Business Results
April 02 | Lise Michaud, Founder, IC Kollectif | Comments (0)
Is your organization evaluating its internal communication in a way that makes business sense? Measures of internal communications often focus on intranet usage or employee satisfaction or engagement. Companies rarely measure employee attitude or behavior change, understanding of key messages, or internal communication’s impact on strategic and financial objectives. These and a range of other metrics will give more insight into the effectiveness of internal communication on business results.
Mayo Clinic's Amy Davis Shares Her Story Refuting A Sensationalized Article
March 25 | Influencers Podcast | Comments (0)
How would you react if CNN ran a sensationalized story about your organization, based on false information and hearsay? Mayo Clinic suffered that exact experience in 2018 and Amy Davis has some advice for others who might find themselves in the same position: focus on your employees to make sure they feel supported.