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Common Communication Challenges, Solved.

From enhancing workplace culture to driving performance, each of our customers come to us with unique challenges and goals. Throughout our work, though, we’ve discovered three common challenges that organizations face regarding effective internal communications. Here are the challenges and – most importantly – practical solutions that your organization can implement!  Challenge: Communicating across shifts or […]

The Impact of Employee Wellness on Your Bottom Line

The month of May has a common theme: wellness. With the winter months finally behind us, individuals are focusing on both physical and mental wellness for themselves and their families. The corporate world is jumping on board too. As you browse your favorite news platform, you’ll likely see article topics related to attracting top talent […]

Implementing an Employee Experience Strategy for Your Organization

From combatting the skills shortage to enhancing company profitability, you know that having a focus on employee experience is essential to your organization’s success. The challenge you likely face, however, is knowing exactly how to build an effective strategy around this key factor. With the right plan, your employee experience – every interaction an employee […]

3 Reasons to Commit to Employee Experience in 2018

As a leader of your organization, you’ve likely noticed a new trend within company culture discussions: employee experience.  For years, companies have been focused on customer experiences. From conducting surveys to incorporating processes to enhance the sales process, companies have invested time and effort to standing out above competition with excellent customer experiences. While this […]

Manufacturing Executives Outsource Storytelling to 3rd Party Vendors

No battle plan has ever survived contact with the enemy—but a good battle plan is flexible enough to respond to changing conditions and deliver victory. Nobody knows this like the operations leader of a small- or mid-sized manufacturing team. Manufacturers know that communication with employees is essential to win the battle. Yet locked in a […]

Manufacturing Workers of the Near Future: Beyond Millennials and Focus on Gen Z

Huge Attitude Shifts Regarding Money, Work, and Communication Preferences The Bulldog Reporter shared that Gen Z influences 93% of all household purchases; those findings have a direct result in what products are manufactured and who will be working on the plant floor over the next decade.  Digital agency Deep Focus this week announced the findings […]

9 Ways to Win Employee Trust

Employees work harder when they know the boss is trustworthy. Geoffrey James, a contributing editor for Inc.com shared, “If your employees trust you, they’ll go the proverbial extra mile but if they don’t, they’ll slack off,” according to a recent survey by The Forum Corporation. He argued that building trust is the best way to […]

Manufacturing Leaders Outsource Communication to Achieve Outstanding Performance by Shop Floor Workers

Dr. Marvin Marshall – an American educator, writer and lecturer – is widely known for his programs on discipline and learning. His approach stemmed from his acquiring knowledge about youth as a parent; a recreation director and camp counselor; a classroom teacher; a school counselor; an elementary and high school principal; district director of education; […]

Cost Justification of Manufacturing Leadership Communication Services

Manufacturing CEOs know better than anyone how important it is to have accurate, real-time visibility into the health and status of important company initiatives.  The CEO is responsible for outlining the strategy of the organization, AND knowing what people are doing to make it happen; and how well it is being executed For almost a […]

Manufacturing Executives #1 Fear: Communication with Plant Floor Workers

In the largest quantitative research project of its kind, more than 1500 small and midsized manufacturing CEOs were interviewed (in February 2015) about their greatest barriers, challenges, and fears about growing their companies.  The survey was conducted by TR Cutler, Inc., based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, the organization which founded the five thousand-member Manufacturing Media […]

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