Tough Times and Frank Conversations for Business Communicators

Tough Times and Frank Conversations for Business Communicators

Communication | Judette Coward-Puglisi

September 25, 2008

 

I chatted IABC member Kathy Collura of Collura Consulting today on the role of the responsible communicator in tough financial times.
Kathy is from Georgia and she has 27 years of employees communications experience. With news of the financial meltdown still dominating the headlines (Mc Cain suspended his campaign today to deal, he says, with the crisis), there is an important role for communicators to play.
In a previous posting I painted the solutions with a broad brush. "Enable dialogue," I wrote, but Kathy really defines how in an white paper that is soon to be published by Melcrum.
Some of her recommendations are listed below: