Let’s assume that you’ve been looking at Communifire. You love it and can’t wait to get started. Your next step is due diligence. You are probably wondering, what does my future look like? How does this all work?
We spend more time shopping Amazon, browsing YouTube, and socializing on Facebook because it's just so easy to do. Who is to say we wouldn't work harder if our employer's digital interfaces were equally enticing?
A shared passion could be the most bonding experience of all. That’s why so many engaged companies go out of their way to support employees’ favorite pastimes...
Attention HR leaders! Are you looking for a cheap perk that means everything to a large portion of your workforce and prospective hires? Here’s an idea: let them bring their pets to work.
Culture has been in the spotlight for years, and many employers think they’ve nailed it. We haul new hires into a room, sit them in front of a screen, and hand them over to a corporate trainer. So far so good, but be mindful of how the training lands with your people. Here are five common culture-training mistakes and what you should do instead.
We often make it sound like employee engagement is the end-all of people management. But anyone who’s owned a company knows we need to take it a step further. We need to train people to think like we do.
A stereotype of a disengaged employee is one that doesn’t care. He comes to work late, leaves early, and doesn’t do much in between. That would be plenty of evidence that something’s wrong, but your employees are probably too smart to be that obvious. Here’s a more likely scenario.
What's the difference between an intranet and an extranet? For many business owners, this can add up to cause a fair amount of confusion. Let's define them.
An intranet application allows your team to communicate more easily and effectively than they would with email. It creates pathways that didn’t exist in the past. Whether it's for internal or external communication, your social community takes a central role in the process.
When equipped with these 11 business communication tools, you are better positioned to improve efficiency, engagement, and knowledge sharing in the workplace.
Here are 10 internal communication ideas that will totally rock how your management team and employees communicate.
You can always improve your company intranet. Here are 36 intranet ideas for creating a better intranet solution. Do these, and your employees will thank you.
You should replace email with collaboration software. Email is out and online collaboration tools have taken its place.
Choosing a name for a baby is both an art and a science. Choosing an intranet name is no different. Choose wisely. Here's how.
When measuring an effective internal communication strategy, it seems like stats are the way to go. However, stats only prove so much, and sometimes they tell a different story.
Communication in the workplace is key for your business. Here are 41 smart tips to improve workplace communication.
An intranet will transform the way companies talk to employees. Because it does something no other platform can do. It captures all three streams of communication in real time.
Thank God we are still a free country where everyone is entitled to the relentless pursuit of his own pettiness. And if I am not ready to kick mine, how can I demand it of others? So, how do you solve pettiness?
Poor leadership is a serious matter. Incompetence at the top can create more problems than Internal Communications is willing or able to solve. That said, it’s always easy to blame the guy not in the room. Today, let’s focus on something Internal Comms can do to improve things up and down the chain. Here’s a simple recipe...
How can you advise people who refuse to read your advice, let alone take it? Maybe this challenge is one of those rare occasions when you can blame the messenger. Meaning email.
I am a huge believer in solving everyday micro-challenges for the simple reason that this stuff adds up. Which is why I will answer this researcher’s call for help with everything I know about finding your work files...
Knowledge Management is a set of processes that govern the creation, distribution, and utilization of human intellect. A guide for small businesses.
Your knowledge management strategy can make or break your organization's performance. Learn how you can implement knowledge management strategies that will deliver real results.
Your staff represents your organization’s true worth. Learn how to encourage knowledge sharing in your organization.
Knowledge management is vital to your company’s productivity. Before you select a knowledge base software, understand the trends that are shaping the direction of these platforms.
Organizing knowledge and information has substantial benefits. If you're wondering if you should build a knowledge base for your business, this post is for you!
If your organization has an intranet, then it's important to understand how information architecture fits in, and why you should, at the least, be aware of it.
Do employee engagement surveys work? Can you make them work? In this post, we dive deep into the art of drafting, reading, and responding to employee surveys.
Does your company's leadership motivate and inspire employees? Do they practice what they preach? If you're struggling to build a positive workplace culture, you're not alone. Here's some help and advice from the front lines.
When it comes to project management, it’s the execution, not so much the planning, where confusion arises. With the proper tools to support goals and the right platform to organize tasks, you’ll see projects progress at an exceptional rate while lifting employee collaboration and engagement. Here are solutions to steer your business towards success (and the pitfalls to avoid.)
Want to hear a startling statistic? The average worker spends 28% of the workweek managing emails and 20% finding internal information or people. Your document management system will either save your business from this productivity-crushing vortex or push you further in. I compiled the ultimate checklist to determine if your current system is helping or hurting your business… and how you can fix it.
In such a busy world, simplicity and organization are becoming things of the past. Without access to the right information and people, you risk missing out on important opportunities. With Communifire's intranet activity stream, you have the tools to stay connected and improve communication at work.
Social intranet software and collaboration tools will strengthen your social business strategy, enhance productivity, build employee bonds, and improve customer satisfaction.
Content collaboration can take your business to a whole new level. Here's how social intranet software will help your team collaborate better.
Our very own Bryce Johannes was a recent guest on the TechnologyAdvice Expert Interview Series podcast. He shares his insight on improving workplace productivity and facilitating more efficient company-wide collaboration.
This post is for anyone looking to get a boss on board. Don't hope for a miracle. Come prepared. Whether you're approaching your boss for the first time or giving him yet another chance to change his mind, you'll need some techniques up your sleeve. Here are a few of my favorites.
Our next productivity explosion could come from… social engineering. While everybody is rambling on about AI, the real holy grail is and has always been human intelligence and mass manipulation thereof.
Pleasing and delighting customers is a must in any competitive business. But let’s be real: a customer is not always right. That attitude may serve you ninety-nine percent of the time. But there’s that one percent that will push you over the edge.
Office politics is a tale as old as time. Despite rapid advancements in the business landscape, politics at work hasn’t changed because it comes down to human dynamics. Therefore, this is a game worth knowing to achieve objectives and influence change. Whether you’re an introvert or extrovert, I’ve laid out researched steps you need to build integrity and respect, while being a key player at work.
Whether you’re a boss or an employee… scratch that. No matter who you are, every human negotiates on a daily basis. For such a common occurrence, we don’t recognize its power. How you navigate these types of conversations could sway big decisions in your company and life. Learn how to achieve the outcomes you want by reading more!
At our core, humans are emotional, irrational beings. And guess what? So is your boss. Use this to your advantage. I’ve compiled specific approaches you should take when pitching an idea, asking a question, or simply communicating…whether it’s a heated topic or civil dialogue. Persuasion is only powerful if you know how to use it.
You want employees who love to work, not the ones who despise and avoid it. Part of the responsibility to love one’s work rests with the employee. However, there is a lot an employer can do to make the work rewarding and even addictive...