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download Good thinking Guide No. 1

Make a positive impact from day one in your new job in internal communications. Need some ideas? Our booklet has 22 of them.

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Does measurement really matter? At AB, we’re big supporters of making measurement count in internal communications.

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How can we make physical distance unimportant when it comes to engaging a workforce?

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Read chapter 6 of Katie Macaulay’s book, all about unlocking the collective wisdom of your workforce.

Want to create better content?

How do you cut through the noise and make your content compelling? It’s not all about platforms or video,...
AB Thinks
AB Thinks
13th August 2019

From the outside in

I recently made the move from a social media agency to an internal communications one. From what I hear,...
6th August 2019

The IC Podcast book recommendations

It’s time to unplug for the summer but before you head off on holiday make sure you pack these...
AB Thinks
AB Thinks
25th July 2019

Eight ways to tell a better IC story

A war is waging for our attention. By next year, £1.9 billion will be spent on content marketing across...
25th July 2019

A giant leap for communications

It was an event that caught the world’s attention, one of the most important moments in human history. On...
19th July 2019

Size doesn’t matter… except when it comes to measurement

Us Brits don’t tend to like to boast. It’s just not the done thing. But when it comes to...
15th July 2019

Throwing paper aeroplanes in the dark

Sometimes it is not hard to see what holds back internal communications. I was sitting in a meeting yesterday...
12th July 2019

It’s all about content, right?

Twenty odd years ago, Bill Gates coined the phrase ‘content is king’. Since then it’s become a bit of...
9th July 2019

When less is more

At AB, our mantra is ‘delivering better performance through better communication’. To do this, we focus on the key...
4th July 2019

Rising to the challenge – five insights on leadership from Patisserie Valerie’s RD Paolo Peretti

Patisserie Valerie has been much in the news recently ­– for all the wrong reasons. In October 2018, it...
AB Thinks
AB Thinks
3rd July 2019

The Internal Comms Podcast season one: five highlights

And that’s a wrap … After ten episodes, 11 guests, more than 10,000 downloads in more than 50 countries,...
12th June 2019

Five tips from the sharp end

In the final episode of season one of the Internal Comms Podcast, AB MD Katie Macaulay travelled to Bath...
30th May 2019

Channel your energy

Digital first isn’t the holy grail, explains internal communications consultant Daniel Lambie, audiences are where you should channel your...
23rd May 2019

Talking about mental health…

Mental health issues can impact anyone and at any time in their lives. One in four adults and one...
AB Thinks
AB Thinks
16th May 2019

How to influence people – five tips from online entrepreneur Harry Hugo

Co-founder of a social media marketing agency The Goat Agency, Harry Hugo chats to AB’s Katie Macaulay for episode...

IOIC Live 2019: four key takeaways – and one prediction

Last week, a few of the AB team were lucky enough to attend the 2019 IOIC Live conference in...
15th May 2019

The power of employees being themselves

There is nothing new about influence. We can all name people who, throughout history, have been capable of attracting...
10th May 2019

Workforce warriors

AB Thinks
AB Thinks
8th March 2019

Fantastic females: our top 10

AB Thinks
AB Thinks
8th March 2019

The IoIC past and future

AB Thinks
AB Thinks
6th March 2019

Content, coffee and office dogs

AB Thinks
AB Thinks
21st December 2018

Held to account

AB Thinks
AB Thinks
21st December 2018

Impactful journalism

AB Thinks
AB Thinks
18th September 2018

Design with vision

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AB Thinks
6th September 2018

Exchange proves its worth

AB Thinks
AB Thinks
23rd August 2018

On track for Hitachi

AB Thinks
AB Thinks
21st August 2018

Delivering for Royal Mail

AB Thinks
AB Thinks
16th August 2018

A new perspective

Nicholas Dawson
31st January 2017

Talking the talk

Ben Hall
26th January 2017

Building bridges

Gemma Wilson
19th January 2017

Marathons and sprints

Ben Hall
4th November 2016

The power of podcasts

Amy Hegarty
2nd November 2016

Bermondsey Treat

Nicholas Dawson
24th September 2016