Big ideas from the Big Picture People
At The Big Picture People, we not only create Big Picture products, we also have some Big Ideas too. On this page you will find our latest original content and thought leadership including blogs, videos and audio recordings.
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'Determining your values', the next in our series of short, free-to-download resources designed to help with individual aspects of your internal communications strategy. Exploring and agreeing on collective values is key to effective teamwork.
We interviewed Özlem Kurt of Allianz Australia. Having won numerous awards for her work, including the Harvard Business Review Award, Özlem is passionate about internal communications and shares what she believes are the 5 most common pitfalls that organisations of all shapes and sizes fall into.
Here at The Big Picture People, we’ve been talking about ways to give something back to our online community of internal communicators. What would be really helpful to you day-to-day? A set of handy resources for you to download, of course. Bringing Meaning to Work is the first in a series of handy tools and resources to help you with some of the day's major workplace issues.
Could gamification of your staff training be the answer? Gamification of your staff training can transform the dry, dull and mundane, increasing employee engagement, retention and understanding.
Effective internal communications strategies identify what sort of information our employees want to hear, how they want to hear it and when. The best way to do that is to break down our strategy into four parts: Why? What? When? How?
At the very heart of any internal communications strategy is the monumental task of making yourself heard through the vast digital information overload. We are bombarded from all sides with sound bites, adverts, texts, social media, emails, phone calls. And your internal communications have to fight their way through all of that.
The Institute of Internal Communications Awards has announced its winners for the Central and North 2020. We're thrilled to announce we were awarded two awards of excellence and one merit!
Covid has provided a catalyst for us to undertake the most significant reinvention of work in generations. We have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to really think about the future of our workplaces and imagine something much better than it was before.
A critical element when considering the future of the workplace is the role that it plays in an organisation's culture and core values. The physical environment in which we work sends out so many cues about a company's culture.
There is a lot of talk at the moment about the future of the workplace, with many pundits saying we can do without it. I have to say, I disagree. I had a fascinating chat recently with Tracy Brower about the future of the workplace and why it is still an essential part of our lives.
Why behavioural safety is so important in manufacturing industries, why the right training is critical – and why one size doesn’t fit all. The Big Picture People’s approach to behavioural safety training goes way beyond a quick presentation.
Behavioural safety is a proven and effective way of positively impacting safety behaviour, thereby reducing or eliminating accidents and dangers to long term health. To work effectively, it has to become part of your organisation's culture.