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Helping Managers Manage

We hear it all the time. Individuals are promoted to managers without the proper training or guidance they need to manage effectively. Here are 5 ways to help new managers gain the skills they need to lead.

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Best Practices
5 Leadership Lessons from Netflix’s Cheer

Watching the head coach on Netflix’s binge-worthy “Cheer” is magic. Monica Aldama’s winning leadership style holds 5 valuable lessons for all of us.

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Best Practices
3 Expert Tips from Strategic Internal Communicators at the ALI Conference

What happens when you ask three top internal communicators their thoughts on industry trends and best practices? You get nothing short of brilliance!

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Internal Communications
Press Play: 6 Work Podcasts We Love

We love hearing the good, the great and the ugly about what many of us do each day: work. Whether it’s how people do their jobs or how they built their companies, check out our six favorite work podcasts.

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Just for Fun
Stop! Collaborate and Listen... How To Constructively Receive Feedback

When you're about to receive feedback, do you freeze up with anxiety or want to bury your head in the sand? You’re not alone. Here’s a survivor’s guide for how to constructively receive feedback.

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Employee Lifecycle
Brilliant Predictions: 6 Employee Engagement Trends For 2020

From streamlining IC channels to mastering measurement to more beautiful employee-focused design, here are the trends our team predicts will shape employee engagement in 2020.

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Internal Communications