The Gatehouse Blog: Dec 2009

Wishing you all a very merry Christmas

It’s almost time to down tools and break up for the Christmas break, so I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy festive period and a wonderful and successful New Year. Enjoy the holidays and see you in 2010!

Free Engaging Manager webinar exclusively for in-house practitioners

Join us for a free Gatehouse Academy webinar on 1 February 2010 and learn how to put line managers at the heart of your internal communications To celebrate the launch of our Engaging Manager learning programme for line managers and aspiring leaders, Gatehouse Academy invites you to participate in a free 60 minute BiteSize webinar […]

Free Engaging Manager webinar exclusively for in-house practitioners

Join us for a free Gatehouse Academy webinar on 1 February 2010 and learn how to put line managers at the heart of your internal communications To celebrate the launch of our Engaging Manager learning programme for line managers and aspiring leaders, Gatehouse Academy invites you to participate in a free 60 minute BiteSize webinar […]

Thinking about your development – planning your professional detox for 2010

With the festive season in full swing and the New Year nearly upon us, now is the time to start thinking seriously about the state of your career, to plan how you’re going to tone-up those flabby tactical and strategic muscles and to commit to a healthy regime of continuous learning and development for the […]

Thinking about your development – planning your professional detox for 2010

With the festive season in full swing and the New Year nearly upon us, now is the time to start thinking seriously about the state of your career, to plan how you’re going to tone-up those flabby tactical and strategic muscles and to commit to a healthy regime of continuous learning and development for the […]

The building blocks of a successful f2f strategy

Facilitating and improving face-to-face (f2f) communication is arguably the single most important aspect of what we do as internal communication professionals. Study after study shows that face-to-face is the communication channel most preferred by employees for certain types of information. It is the key to unlocking engagement, to building internal trust and commitment and to […]

The building blocks of a successful f2f strategy

Facilitating and improving face-to-face (f2f) communication is arguably the single most important aspect of what we do as internal communication professionals. Study after study shows that face-to-face is the communication channel most preferred by employees for certain types of information. It is the key to unlocking engagement, to building internal trust and commitment and to […]

The A-Z of Internal Communication – get your copy now

A few months ago my co-director at Gatehouse, Simon Wright, put the finishing touches to a fun little book all about the world of employee comms – The A-Z of Internal Communication. Described as “an entertaining journey into the world of communicating inside large and complex organisations” it features a wealth of original illustrations by […]

The A-Z of Internal Communication – get your copy now

A few months ago my co-director at Gatehouse, Simon Wright, put the finishing touches to a fun little book all about the world of employee comms – The A-Z of Internal Communication.  Described as “an entertaining journey into the world of communicating inside large and complex organisations” it features a wealth of original illustrations by […]

Meat no cheese when it comes to employee events

Now that we at Gatehouse are officially in the events business (our live events arm Gasp! is now around six months old and growing nicely) I find myself pondering more and more the role of big set piece events as part of the employee comms mix – and questioning the tactics some organisations adopt in […]