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It’s About Better Connections Uncategorized

A message from Kieran McCann | IABC NSW President: I’m sure, like me, you’re in the midst of some deep crisis communicating, whilst supporting your organisation, family, friends and loved ones through these unprecedented times.  It will come as no surprise that we’ve had to postpone a few forthcoming events (workplace from facebook and our crisis masterclass). As always, we have the safety and health...

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Time to innovate your view of Corporate Responsibility Uncategorized

Jacquie Fegent-Mcgeachie led a workshop for our chapter on the Climate of change: Corporate responsibility the new strategic imperative. Jacquie reflects on the key themes and outcomes from the workshop – a sold out event and one of four member-only workshops the chapter has hosted this year.  Following the recent corporate scandals surrounding the Royal Commission’s into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry and into...

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A Q&A interview with Lucy Newcomb – Director Salt & Shein Business / News

Lucy is one of Australia’s most well-regarded and influential executive recruiters and talent advisers in the corporate affairs, communication, government relations and investor relations space. Lucy has a reputation for always finding the right person for the right role and is a respected strategic business partner to her clients. We sat down with Lucy to discuss the current comms environment, how roles are shaping up,...

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Rest, reflect, reset Communications / Events / Gold Quill / Leadership communications / Member post / Membership / News

I recently finished a great book by Dr Adam Fraser called The Third Space, in it he details how to use life’s little transitions to find balance; a chance to reflect, rest and reset between the first space (what you’ve doing right now) and the second space (what you’re about to do). The third space is the gap in the middle. Halfway through our tenure...

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Keys to Captivating Your Audience When You Communicate on Screen Communications / Storytelling / Uncategorized

IABC NSW Guest speaker: Dr Neryl East When presenting on camera, it’s all about finding a yin/yang balance between credibility and relatability, Dr Neryl East told attendees at a recent IABC NSW professional development event. Recognising that the basis for communication is trust, she said “on screen, it’s even more critical to build trust with your audience”. “We’re often the spotlight shiners, making other people...

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The keys to captivating your audience when you communicate on screen Uncategorized

COVID-19 has redefined the essential communication skill set for leaders. No longer is it enough to communicate with credibility and influence in a live meeting or presentation – you must be equally comfortable conveying your message through a camera lens. Whether it’s a live-streamed announcement, Zoom interaction or pre-recorded piece, leaders need the ability to connect with their diverse audiences in a way that builds...

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How to amplify your executive brand in LinkedIn Business / Leadership communications / Reputation management / Social media / Storytelling

Amanda Blesing FARPI holds one of the top 1% LinkedIn viewed profiles globally. Here at IABC NSW we were delighted to host Amanda for two exclusive events; how to amplify executive brands via LinkedIn and 7 critical elements of subtly powerful self-promotion. Our board members Patrick Armstrong and Megan Thomas share their key insights.   LinkedIn offers amazing opportunities to build and amplify our brands, but...

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What makes a winning Gold Quill entry? Employee communications / Gold Quill / Member post

The IABC Gold Quill Awards program recognises business communication excellence globally and is acknowledged as one of the most prestigious awards programs in the industry. Gold Quill winner, Megan Osborne gives us an exceptional insight into her entry that took customer service of people in need to a new level at NSW Trustee & Guardian. Customer Excellence Principles Team Activities (NSW Trustee & Guardian) Delivering...

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Engaging Employees in Turbulent Times Communications / Crisis communication / Crisis Management / Employee communications / Employee engagement / Member post

Sonia Clarke, National Lead – Creative Comms, PwC’s The Difference COVID-19 has plunged the world into unprecedented uncertainty. Almost instantly, with little preparation, employees have become remote workers. Many are also balancing professional commitments alongside caregiving responsibilities or dealing with physical separation from family and friends. In times like this, engaging employees effectively has never felt more urgent, nor been more important. To do this...

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Would you fly blind? Business / Crisis communication / Crisis Management / Leadership communications

Sally Bruce, Former CEO AMP Bank So, would you fly blind?  Obviously not, but it feels to me a fitting parallel to being a senior executive without a good communication team.  From my experience the comms team do more than add an increment to performance.  They are skilled counsel in both business as usual and crisis times.  They find the right voice for the situation,...

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Celebrating our 2020 Gold Quill award winners! Business / Gold Quill / Member post / News / Storytelling

Anthea Cudworth, Communications Director One of the most important days in the IABC calendar year has arrived. It’s time to celebrate those brilliant communicators across NSW (and around the world) whose skills have been recognised by a Gold Quill award. This year’s February 28th was a typical balmy summer’s day. The news headlines featured the pending Mardi Gras celebrations, the imminent Leap Year birthdays, and...

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We’ve gone virtual Uncategorized

Given the times we’re in, we made a promise to you to work with future speakers around options and opportunities for web-based events, and we’re excited to be able to deliver for you. To make this possible, we’ve launched our first MEMBERS only virtual workshop. Just because we’re stuck at home doesn’t mean we have to stop learning. So we’ve teamed up with our friends at IABC VIC...

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