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2007 January

January 2007

What IS internal communication?

by Lee Hopkins on January 31, 2007

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What is ‘Internal Communication’? Note: this is cross-posted from the Forward blog and is a follow-on post from my recent vidcast and podcast on employee communication. You can listen to some fantastic podcast interviews I recorded with great internal communicators, and there are more to follow… Internal communication is a subset of effective business communication, […]

G‘day and welcome to a special edition of Better Communication Results. So what’s in today’s show? Employee Communications — why they are so important! This edition is being published as both an audio podcast AND a video podcast — and in two ‘flavours’ of that, no less! Firstly, the audio — you can download or […]

links for 2007-01-28

by Lee Hopkins on January 28, 2007 · 2 comments

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Sweden to open embassy in Second Life Neville Hobson on Swedish government plans to create a Swedish embassy in SL. But no political asylum or nab passport (yet) (tags: second_life secondlife sweden building) Crisis Management By Magician Intrepid world traveller Paull Young asks “In an era when any employee can be a spokesperson for your […]

Courtesy of the fabulous and wise Ross Monaghan over at Deakin University and co-founder of theMediaPod.net site comes a lovely shiny new toy to keep my head expanding. The Edirol R-09 is Roland’s latest in a long line of superb digital recorders. Complete with built-in reverb, 24-bit uncompressed recording and a built-in stereo mic, my […]

Clippings: 28th Jan 2007

by Lee Hopkins on January 28, 2007 · 14 comments

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A few things to think about today as I contemplate life here in the glorious Adelaide Hills. …by the way, big bad bald Mitch Joel is thinking of ‘trademarking’ “beautiful Montreal”, and Dan York in his report for For Immediate Release has the “serene and picturesque countryside of Vermont” so “glorious Adelaide Hills” seems to […]

Steve is wrong about my little flashing dork

by Lee Hopkins on January 27, 2007 · 4 comments

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That master of the humorous written (and by all accounts ‘spoken’) word, Steve Crescenzo is now off my Christmas Card list. It matters not that I don’t actually send Christmas Cards — if I did he still wouldn’t receive one this year. Steve has the audacity, in his latest post, to ridicule we considerate, kind […]

Welcome It’s been a while — and we knew you missed us so we came back! In this cheeky chat we: Craftily reference a YouTube video of Aussie satire show CNNNN Let you know that GoToMeeting.com are our sponsors (and we think their product is great, too!) Chat about Allan’s recent ‘off the grid’ experience […]

Much as the world wide web (www) has a ‘dark side’ of paedophilia, pornography and hate sites, so too does YouTube. The sensationalist elements of the Australian msm are currently reporting a hate video circulating amongst the muslim community that aims to stir things up a bit. Whilst YouTube have apparently removed the video, the […]

Vacance en famille brings light blogging

by Lee Hopkins on January 22, 2007

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A week away with the family in the glorious Barossa Valley is just the ticket for clearing the head of business and inducing coma-like hangovers. Thankfully I will be taking a copy of David Allen’s ‘Getting Things Done’ (which in Australia is entitled ‘How to get things done’) plus some text books. Like my colleague-in-arms […]

links for 2007-01-21

by Lee Hopkins on January 21, 2007 · 2 comments

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Plagiarism hits The Client Side a.k.a. Scott gets caught An unbelievable display of plagiarism from someone who should know better. Lesson: you cannot steal other people’s content and get away with it anymore! Truly! (tags: plagiarism client_side capow) Edelman Releases A Corporate Guide To The Global Blogosphere… No Canada Nor any Australia, either. Which is […]