Candid Comms podcast with Rachel Miller
Being Candid with Matt Batten S1 E5

Being Candid with Matt Batten S1 E5

February 21, 2021

Matt Batten is Director of Communications and Engagement at Diocese of Llandaff, which is part of the Church in Wales. 

In this fifth episode of the Candid Comms podcast, he talks candidly with Rachel Miller. 

This conversation is packed with practical ideas and inspirational advice, to help internal communicators thrive in their role.

The episode includes:

  • How to create a digital strategy
  • The impact COVID-19 had on Matt's Comms plans
  • Working successfully with leaders - including a Bishop
  • How to build community 
  • What being candid means to Matt
  • His advice for other in-house internal communicators
  • Plus Matt's top tips on measurement.

Do let me know what you think of this episode and don't forget to rate, review and subscribe.

Useful links:

Rachel's All Things IC website, featuring 1500 free blog posts.

All Things IC Online Masterclasses, where you can enrol in training.

Show notes: allthingsic.com/podcast.

Find Rachel on Twitter @AllThingsIC, Instagram @rachelallthingsic or LinkedIn.

You can find Matt @CommsGuyMatt on Twitter.

Thank you for stopping by,

Rachel.


About

Rachel Miller is an international communication consultant, trainer and mentor who helps Comms professionals thrive via her business, All Things IC. She lives in London, UK.

How to work well with HR S1 E4

How to work well with HR S1 E4

February 15, 2021

Welcome to the fourth episode of the Candid Comms podcast with Rachel Miller. 

I've revealed what you need to know, do and think about if you want to work successfully with your HR/People colleagues.

Expect practical ideas and inspirational advice to help internal communicators thrive in their role.

This week's episode covers:

  • Purpose of internal communication
  • How to increase clarity between Comms and HR
  • An exercise to help you make decisions
  • Who owns what?
  • The importance of definitions, including employee engagement
  • Comparing notes between HR and Comms
  • What you need to do to work successfully with your HR colleagues 
  • Thinking about the teams as individuals
  • How to share knowledge informally.

Do let me know what you think of this episode and don't forget to rate, review and subscribe.

Useful links:

Rachel's All Things IC website, featuring 1500 free blog posts.

All Things IC Online Masterclasses, where you can enrol in training.

Show notes: allthingsic.com/podcast.

Find Rachel on Twitter @AllThingsIC, Instagram @rachelallthingsic or LinkedIn.

Thank you for stopping by,

Rachel.


About

Rachel Miller is an international communication consultant, trainer and mentor who helps Comms professionals thrive via her business, All Things IC. She lives in London, UK.

Working successfully with leaders S1 E3

Working successfully with leaders S1 E3

February 8, 2021

Welcome to the third episode of the Candid Comms podcast with Rachel Miller. 

I've revealed what you need to know, do and think about if you want to work successfully with leaders.

Expect practical ideas and inspirational advice to help internal communicators thrive in their role.

This week's episode covers:

  • Busting the leadership jargon.
  • Working relationships with leaders and how you show up.
  • How do your leaders describe internal communication?
  • The role of leaders to role model behaviour. 
  • How to turn insight into action.
  • How to work successfully with leaders.
  • What is a trusted adviser?
  • How to build rapport with leaders.
  • Why personal brand matters.
  • Business partnering.
  • How to have conversations with leaders.

Do let me know what you think of this episode and don't forget to rate, review and subscribe.

Useful links:

Rachel's All Things IC website, featuring 1500 free blog posts.

All Things IC Online Masterclasses, where you can enrol in training.

Show notes: allthingsic.com/podcast.

Find Rachel on Twitter @AllThingsIC, Instagram @rachelallthingsic or LinkedIn.

Thank you for stopping by,

Rachel.


About

Rachel Miller is an international communication consultant, trainer and mentor who helps Comms professionals thrive via her business, All Things IC. She lives in London, UK.

 

Transforming your Internal Comms S1 E2

Transforming your Internal Comms S1 E2

February 1, 2021

Welcome to the second episode of the Candid Comms podcast with Rachel Miller. 

I've revealed what you need to know, do and think about if you want to transform your internal communication.

In this week's episode you'll discover:

  • Why you need to define transformation.
  • The analogy I use when creating a transformation process.
  • Why you need to focus on qualitative insights, so you can make informed decisions. 
  • Practical ideas and inspirational advice to help you transform your internal comms.
  • How to think about the future state of your communication.
  • Some of the techniques I use with All Things IC's clients to help them transform their organisation's communication.

Do let me know what you think of this episode and don't forget to rate, review and subscribe.

Useful links:

Rachel's All Things IC website, featuring 1500 free blog posts.

All Things IC Online Masterclasses, where you can enrol in training.

Show notes: allthingsic.com/podcast.

Find Rachel on Twitter @AllThingsIC, Instagram @rachelallthingsic or LinkedIn.

Thank you for stopping by,

Rachel.


About

Rachel Miller is an international communication consultant, trainer and mentor who helps Comms professionals thrive via her business, All Things IC. She lives in London, UK.

 

Welcome to the Candid Comms podcast

Welcome to the Candid Comms podcast

January 26, 2021

Welcome to episode one of the Candid Comms podcast, which connects internal communication professionals to the latest advice and guidance to help you thrive in your role. Your host is international Comms consultant, trainer and mentor Rachel Miller of All Things IC.

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