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The Human Element of Change

Recognize how to successfully leverage the human element of change to manage momentum and drive business results inside your organization.

Maril MacDonald
CEO and Founder, Gagen MacDonald

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A Case Study of Erickson Living’s Employee Communications Program

Learn how to better communicate key business information to field employees.

Tracy Imm, APR, ABC
Director, Corporate Communications, Erickson Living

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Let’s Kick This Off

Learn what all successful project managers know to vet your project well and avoid “unnecessary roughness.” In this session, learn to establish the support you need before you kick off your project and validate your strategy.

Colleen McFarland
Consultant, CMC

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Turning Strategy Into Action

Learn how DuPont Pioneer engaged its leadership and employees during a time of significant change to create buy-in and elevate performance.

David Grossman, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA
Founder and CEO, The Grossman Group

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Live Video for PR

Learn to use live video to take your brands messages and announcements to the next level.

David Gibbons
Vice President, Marketing, Ustream

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7 Success Tips for Helping Managers Communicate and Connect

Learn concrete approaches for raising the bar on talent and teamwork.

Linda Dulye
President and Founder, Dulye & Co.

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Be Brave With Ideas — Create an Internal Strategy That Works for You!

This case study from Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago explores a team’s evolution from print to a multichannel communications.

Bonita Brodt, APR
Director, Communications, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

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Telescope Employee Reach With Digital Bulletin Boards

Discover how punchy words and photos on digital bulletin boards express the charisma of your culture, and learn to ramp up recognition, increase traction for initiatives and give visitors a glimpse into the talent driving your company.

Cindi Schrage
Communications Manager, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago

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Communicating Shared Values: How to Empower Employees and Bring Your Corporate Character to Life

Learn the four steps for developing/refreshing your company’s values — and communicating them effectively — to guide decision-making and influence how your employees treat each other and your customers.

Linda Kingman
Managing Director, Insidedge

Molly A. Keveney
Vice President, Communications and Community Affairs, WhiteWave Foods Company

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Embracing the Mobile Revolution in Employee Communications

Organizations worldwide face a major challenge — the ability to simultaneously and instantly communicate with a dispersed employee workforce. Learn about mobile technology and mobile apps, and how they provide a new home-run solution to engage employees.

Jeff Corbin
Founder, theCOMMSapp

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Live, It's Super Friday!

EY Americas' Advisory’s service line brings together its 10,000-person team twice a year at 70 locations for strategic leadership discussion, training and fun. Learn how EY does it — and how you can apply lessons learned.

Sean D. Williams
Founder and CEO, Communication AMMO, Inc.

Mary Lou Ringle
Associate Director, EY

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Unleash the Power of Storytelling to Engage Employees and Drive Performance

If you want to align employees with a strategy, motivate better performance or deal with change — storytelling should be an essential part of your communication efforts. Learn to shape and tell powerful stories that win hearts and change minds.

Rob Biesenbach
Communications Consultant, Rob Biesenbach LLC

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