By Faisal Khan on November 29, 2022
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Hi and welcome to Internal Comms Insights Monthly – November Edition.  

Another busy month has come to an end. Let’s wrap it up with our top news, insights, and thought-leadership articles that focus on internal communication best practices, accelerating business performance, and elevating the world’s communication leaders.  

Recession Proofing The Internal Comms Profession 

The recent spate of tech layoffs and continuing economic turbulence continues to underscore the need for communication leaders to prepare for a more competitive environment when it comes to budget resources, staffing and access to leadership attention.  

What can communication professionals do to help their organizations remain resilient in the face of a recession?

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Podcast: Is Your IC Strategy Ready for Takeoff? Thinking Strategically with Dionne Ligoure and Mike Klein 

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“Corporate communications is in-fact a strategic function with tactical arms for application. It’s not about going to cocktail parties, or writing speeches, it’s actually about honing the narrative of the organization stemming from its strategic objectives,” Dionne Ligoure, Head of Corporate Communications at Caribbean Airlines. 

Mike Klein, Founder of #WeLeadComms, chats with Dionne, a true corporate communications leader with two decades of experience, about why internal comms pros need to step up and prove their value in order to be recognized as the strategic leaders they truly are. 

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Podcast: Taking a Different Approach to Internal Communications Strategy with Shan Chatoo 

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Julie Ford, Head of Content at Sparrow Connected, chats with Shan, a Communications Warrior who has worked in internal comms in-house and as a consultant for companies of all sizes over 25 years, about why there is no formulaic approach to internal communications strategy and the important factors to think about when developing an effective strategy. 

“Your role as an internal communicator is to connect your audiences to the bigger picture, to what's important, to the purpose of the organization. And the way you approach your internal comms strategy and the thinking behind it, is going to be slightly different for every organization.” 

- Shan Chatoo, Sr Internal Communications Manager at a leading global law firm based in London, England 

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Working with the C-Suite: Part 3 


Read the final chapter in our three-part blog series on how internal comms can work with the C-Suite.   

Mike Klein, our Senior Strategic Advisor and founder of #WeLeadComms, continue the conversation with Thomas Grøndorf, Head of Internal, Strategy and Financial Communication at international engineering consultancy #COWI.   

Together, they explore the C-Suite in different perspectives and what it takes to be a good leader.  

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Working with the C-Suite – Webinar On Demand

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Working with the C-Suite is considered one of the biggest challenges facing communication pros in general, and internal communication leaders in particular. 
In this webinar, our highly-regarded speakers explored how internal communications professionals can work with C-Suite. 

  • Mike Klein, Founder of #WeLeadComms, Iceland 
  • Thomas Grøndorf, Head of Internal, Strategy and Financial Communication at the International Engineering Consultancy #COWI, Denmark 
  • Aleka Bhutiani, Director of Strategic Communications at Golub Capital, a Leading Private Credit Firm, USA 

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