Rhetoric Turned Inward, to “Turn All Eyes Outward”

The founder of the Executive Communication Council asks the father of employee communication what's left for leaders to tell employees. "Everything," comes the answer.

A colleague of mine always insisted she had no idea what employee communication was, even after working for an internal communications consultancy for 20 years.

She had a lot in common with a lot of employee communicators—and also a lot of executive communication pros, lately thrust into doing more “internal stuff” than they ever did before.

What is employee communication, and what is it ultimately trying to achieve? As a guest interviewer on the EE Voice podcast, I asked Roger D’Aprix, long known as the father of employee communication, to talk about the evolution of the business, and specifically what leaders and leadership communicators should be doing now. (And should stop doing, immediately.)

Give the interview a listen, and tell us what you think.

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