We've all been in virtual meetings where we’re distracted and our minds drift, or we’re juggling 10 things at once. But here's the thing – just because it's common for people to disengage during meetings, it doesn't mean that the behavior is acceptable. Others notice when you're mentally somewhere else during a video call and […]
Companies often say that it’s important for their employees to be “on-brand,” but what does this really mean, and why is it important? Being on-brand means that people communicate and engage in a way that aligns with the brand message and reinforces the company’s values, culture and identity. An on-brand team drives a cohesive and […]
When a company buys another business, there’s a mile-long list of things to consider that impact acquisition success. Branding is always on the list, but it’s usually limited to adopting a new logo and letterhead. Most companies overlook critical aspects of brand integration that have a major impact on the acquired company’s employees, clients and […]
Corporate bios help people – especially potential customers and talent – learn about a company's leadership team, board of directors and other key players. Written by the company, they provide insight into the roles, backgrounds, expertise and unique things that specific people contribute to help the company succeed.
Think about the last time you introduced yourself. Did you make an informative and engaging first impression? Did it lead to a relationship that landed a new customer, referral or job? Too often, people treat an introduction as nothing more than a cursory greeting -- but it doesn’t have to be! What you say – […]