6 reasons two-way communication remains vital in the social media era

Part of the Effective Communication series from Pinch Yourself Communication

There’s something about technology that makes it easy for business people to default to broadcasting messages rather than seeking a conversation.

There is a more effective way to get results from both internal and external communication and we’re going to look at six reasons why two-way conversation should be part of your approach.

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A good reputation starts from inside your business

Part of the Effective Communication series from Pinch Yourself Communication

Building and maintaining a good reputation is important to every business – and it starts with the internal health of your organisation.

Reputation is sometimes mistakenly regarded as something that’s added on later and reputation management as the exclusive domain of external communication – the media or public relations team.

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Introducing the Effective Communication series

This is the first piece in a new series from Dialogue – the Pinch Yourself Communication blog – about the inputs and outcomes of effective communication.

We all know what good communication feels like when we experience it – and conversely, how it comes across when it’s poorly executed or not so well thought through.

So what goes into ensuring your communication is effective and what does effective communication deliver? Continue reading “Introducing the Effective Communication series”

Award for client of Pinch Yourself Communication

Pinch Yourself Communication client Ambulance Victoria was last night awarded for Leadership in the Public Sector for its Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016-19.

Ambulance Victoria was presented with an award for ‘Leading the way in health, safety and wellbeing‘ at a ceremony hosted by the Institute of Public Administration Australia (Vic) at Federation Square in Melbourne on 21 February 2017.

Mairi Barton of Pinch Yourself Communication is proud to have contributed to the development and implementation of the strategy, including co-writing and editing the strategy, developing the employee and stakeholder communication and engagement strategy, managing the launch event and implementing ongoing initiatives to support a mentally healthy culture.

The focus of the communication strategy was to foster open conversation in the workplace about mental health to break down stigma and ensure people get the help they need.

Congratulations to Ambulance Victoria on its ground-breaking work to look after the mental health and wellbeing of its people and create a mentally healthy workplace.