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September 22, 2020

Tips and Best Practices for a Successful Virtual Event

All it takes is one click to convene and collaborate. Thanks to technology and pandemic-induced changes to doing business, virtual events allow you to expand upon and engage your audience in new and innovative ways. While this helps to boost attendance since events aren’t geographically based, planning a virtual event requires more preparation and planning than in-person events. Here are some helpful tips and best practices to make your virtual event a success.

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August 10, 2020

Finding Your North Star, Organizing Around and Acting Upon Your Values

Leadership lessons for young professionals (and us all)

Identify the values that will anchor your mission. Make connections between your world and others. Create a community featuring a large table where people can come together and share ideas. These are some of the many takeaways from a recent webinar featuring Mary Skelton Roberts, Co-director of Climate at the Barr Foundation, that was hosted by Jayda Leder-Luis, Denterlein Account Director and a graduate of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Boston Future Leaders program.

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May 12, 2020

Four Imperatives for Communicating about a Return to the Office

As states across the country begin to reduce restrictions, companies and non-profits who have transitioned much of their workforce to home are preparing for their “return to the office” communications.  Even as it remains unclear when the return may be and what government restrictions could exist, there are four imperatives (and some caveats) for all communications on this topic:

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April 21, 2020

5 Tips for Better At-Home Video Quality

More workers are telecommuting in these past few months than ever before. Employees working from home are quickly learning the ropes of hosting virtual meetings and webinars over Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts, Skype Conference, or Zoom. Whatever your preferred online platform, there are best practices for making sure you appear professional and communicate clearly during any video conference or video project.

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April 13, 2020

Communications: 7 essential truths

By Geri Denterlein

 

The Stoics may describe universal truths for a life well lived and Steven Covey may give us the 7 habits of highly effective people, but in our work as communications professionals, we have found if you follow these basic rules, in good times and bad, your voice will be heard and respected.

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March 26, 2020

Communicating to Employees in a Pandemic

By Liam O’Connell and Diana Pisciotta

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March 17, 2020

Tips for a successful conference call

Most of us in professional services probably participate in a few conference calls a day. But that number is about to go way up — and every participant in the call is going to be in a different location. 

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March 09, 2020

Communicating in a time of Coronavirus (Covid-19): Part 2

As the facts and situation around Covid-19 (Coronavirus) continue to evolve, with the number of new cases growing daily, most of our clients have already communicated at least once to employees, customers and partners. However, communications needs are ongoing and diverse.

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March 02, 2020

Communicating in a Time of Coronavirus

Though the world has been watching the Coronavirus since China took dramatic steps to limit the spread of this new virus, the Center for Disease Control’s sobering press conference earlier this week has put the issue front and center for businesses of all types.

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February 28, 2020

“In the News” with Boston Globe Managing Director Linda Pizzuti Henry: 5 Takeaways

 
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