Month: February 2020

award speeches
Awards Night coming up? Make sure you prepare a speech to remember

You’ve seen it before – all the back-slapping, accolades, whispers, the wining and dining. Awards night or award events see both the glitter of gold and the long faces of finalists who didn’t make the grade. You see them at the Oscars, the Grammys, and the Dubai Lynx. The winners sharing emotional stories, saying thanks to their teams and inspiring the generation to follow. Not to mention a few tears.…

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employee engagement
Employee Engagement – is it just a buzz phrase?

Employee engagement is a crucial activity in every workplace. But do we really see it being implemented in our work environment? How important is it for employers? Steve Jobs famously said “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to…

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business of social media
The business of Social Media Monitoring

Social media today has become so ubiquitous. Every corporation, big and small, considers it almost obligatory to have a significant social media presence. The role of social media has evolved from facilitating social networking at a person-to-person level to a powerful corporate communications medium. It helps businesses engage with customers, business associates, and other stakeholders. From being intended for purely recreational use, it is now used for marketing, advertising, promotional…

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Is it time to have your own Podcast?

What is Podcasting all about? Podcasts can be described as the audio equivalent of blogs and vlogs. The term ‘Podcast’ is a combination of ‘iPod’ and ‘Broadcast’. It refers to an audio file (or series thereof) covering any topic that people can subscribe to and listen to at their convenience. Though the concept of Podcasting originated in the mid-2000s, it remained a relatively obscure medium.  Its usage was primarily restricted…

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