Creatively Corporate

5 Qualities I Look for In a Communicator

I’m in my first management job and have the ability to hire staff… when I’m budgeted for it, that is. The opportunity hasn’t presented itself often, but I take seriously the consideration involved in choosing the right candidate. The people managers hire will help us execute the overall vision of…

Anchor: A New Vehicle for Corporate Communicators?

Last week, I posted 5 Modern Alternatives to the Suggestion Box, in which I mentioned Anchor, a relatively new app for the iPhone that has opened up possibilities not only for the individual user, but for professional communicators. Since part of Creatively Corporate’s mission is to explore new communication tools…

How I Did It: The Sportsmanship Award Video

I thought for today’s post I’d share a video I just completed that recaps a recent award presentation for local high school athletes, hosted by the organization for which I work. I’ve embedded the video at the bottom, but I thought I’d take this opportunity to explain a few basics…

5 Modern Alternatives to the Suggestion Box

It’s a tried-and-true method of building internal and external engagement – the suggestion box. It’s a fab way of helping employees and customers feel empowered to help direct the course of your organization. But the days of the wooden box with the tiny slips of paper are over. People want…

Using Improvisation to Improve Your Creativity

Being creative is about tapping into our imaginative side and producing something that’s uniquely ours. The more we can apply creativity to our communications – to give our audience something entertaining and uniquely different – the better chance we have of increasing engagement. For communicators who are good writers, but…