Blog: Shared Thinking

Our blog features articles by SocialVoice team members, many of which have been featured in leading publications such as the Huffington Post,  The Guardian, CSRWire and TSSS Innovation Forum

 

 

The Birds and the Bees of Dialogue
The Birds and the Bees of Dialogue

We know conversations can influence hearts and minds. But did you know conversations change body chemistry, as well? Relationships grow or are limited by conversational triggers that effect our neurochemistry. Article by Joy Stephan - SocialVoice Alliance expert in CSR and Employee...

Seven Strategies for Humanizing Brand Storytelling
Seven Strategies for Humanizing Brand Storytelling

Many of the brand storytelling themes that were once regarded best practice and believed to be meaningful, we know now is relatively ineffective in generating enduring customer interest and trust. This article provides seven strategies for how to evolve beyond mere information to a more human-centric approach to...

The Real Barriers to Nurturing Emotionally Engaged Employees
The Real Barriers to Nurturing Emotionally Engaged Employees

While growing awareness and investment in employee engagement is promising, lack of impact warrants caution and a change in perspective. Discussions regarding employee engagement must evolve beyond the narrow focus of how employees need to change. And instead, expand discussion to include greater focus on an organization's commitment (or lack thereof), to facilitate employee engagement...

Why CSR Communication Goal Should be Impact, not More Information
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Why CSR Communication Goal Should be Impact, not More Information

What is CSR Communication? And what is the purpose if it is not about creating action and change? Too many CSR communication efforts today strive for the minimum and “just enough” to get noticed for their efforts. Given the amount of investment in CSR, isn't it time we expect greater results than just more information?...

Why Social Media IS Professional Development
Why Social Media IS Professional Development

 “Communication Can Be Hard to Get Into” by Alan Levine / CC BY Flickr   “Communication” is Key! Communications has a bad rap. Long (and wrongly) suffering a “soft skill” or lower priority taint, it – at the same time – is considered a key leadership strength. What? The disconnect has harmed the practice, and … Continue reading...