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Project E

Here at Articulous we have been working on a very exciting start up project which promises to be a game-changer in the world of engagement and evaluation.

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Can Business Executives catch the Digital Wave at 50-something?

Social media is just another communication channel. With its own pros and cons, different measurements, different tone of voice and a whole new way of connecting. Catching the digital wave is possible even if you’re a 50-something or 60-something executive.

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Communication Trends for the New Financial Year

Planning for next financial year’s communication program. When it comes to choosing the right strategies and tools that will deliver value for money, consider these trends...

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Why Small Business Should Spend Big on Communication

The key for business is to add value to logos and visual branding. That value comes from communication which transforms a logo and brand into reality.

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5 Reasons We Should Embrace Teamwork

In my university days the dreaded ‘teamwork’ used to send shivers down my spine as I knew full well it would usually involve 50 percent of the group actually doing the work, and the rest sitting idly waiting for the assessment to roll in.

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Soft Skills Make for Tough Leaders

Here’s a secret most Executives won’t tell you: on their route to the top, they most probably received communications training.

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A Picturesque Valley, A Bridge And A Touch Of History Made For A Special Event

Articulous was part of the opening of the James Ivory Bridge in Providence last week, celebrating a major piece of infrastructure for the region and recognising the area’s rich farming history and its future as a vibrant new community.

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How Communications Professionals Can Do More With Less

It's 9am and you've already read the news, tracked social media mentions, checked google analytics and cleared some of your overnight emails. Your director has piled another task on your teetering workload. Then a crisis hits and you know you're never going to get to the stuff you need to.

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How to Create an Engagement Strategy that’s not a Door Stopper

On complex projects, it's really tempting to create a door stopper of an engagement strategy. The kind that's so thick it probably rivals the length of the technical studies for the project you're engaging on.

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Without Knowing the Rules – Playing the Game is Impossible

One of the benefits of plane travel for work is solitude. As anybody with children will attest it’s one of those rare moments in life where you can have real quiet.

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How Can You Build Resilience When You Work in Community Engagement

It's Saturday, and you've had a long week already but you've got to manage a community drop in session. The local community is angry. There’s an action group, and a particularly angry man.

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IAP2 Spectrum – has it Reached its Use-by Date

I remember the first time I met the Spectrum. I was at a pub one night (truthfully – ok it was an IAP2 networking event when there were less than 100 members in Australasia). And it was love at first sight.

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Innovation – Finding that Competitive Advantage Through Employee Engagement

Sit long enough in a boardroom and the inevitable discussion emerges as out how to create greater competitive advantage.

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Community Engagement Jobs – Now and in the Future

Fifteen years ago, community engagement was a fringe profession; the domain of a few passionate experts. Cynics described engagement as a fad.

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How to Create an Engagement Framework that won’t Gather Dust

When organisations start the journey of embedding engagement into their workplaces, the often start with creating an engagement framework.

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Being Heard in a Crowded Market

Every day, 55 million status updates are made on Facebook, 500 million tweets are sent, and daily newspaper chiefs-of-staff receive 500 media releases.

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Why Storytelling Works

Type in the phrase “top ten ways” into Google and you’ll get 227 million results in 0.48 seconds. Yes, that’s 227 million times someone has come up with the top ten ways to do something.

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What’s Happening

From climate change to new planning schemes and earthquake recovery, take a sneak peek into the latest projects at Articulous.

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Next Generation Leaders

The 1990s spawned an industry of leadership coaches, focused to a large part on how to build leaders who could build a vision and then share that vision with staff.

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