Wainger Wisdom2018-09-14T14:26:47-04:00

Wainger Wisdom

In this blog, we explore what it takes to engage, inspire and connect whether you are building a personal or organizational brand. Join us in this ongoing conversation about creating effective leadership communications with strategies and tactics that foster understanding and motivate people to act.

Now is the Best Time to Rethink Your Communications Plan

Typically, the end of the year is the time organizations undertake communications planning. But the pandemic has changed all of that. Businesses and nonprofits need to carefully consider what, how and when they communicate with their staffs, clients, customers or donors to foster engagement and avoid colliding with your most important stakeholders. This post offers helpful communications planning tips.

Your Employees are Your Most Important Audience

Despite, or perhaps because of the pandemic, internal communications is finally getting its due. Here are few tips for how to connect with employees especially as businesses contemplate a return to work.

Speak Up Even When You Don’t Have the Perfect Words

For weeks, I have been helping clients find their voice to bear witness to the horrific killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, while struggling to find my own. There are no perfect words. What matters is that first we speak our truth and not stay silent and then take meaningful action to back up our words.

Public Relations as Powerful Therapy for your Business Now

Public relations pros play a vital role in helping companies and nonprofits figure out how to do business when the future is so unclear. Rather than parading out a bunch of tactics—press coverage, click-throughs, blog mentions, etc.—PR folks need to act more like therapists and get to the root of the real issue as this post highlights.

Why is it So Hard to Be Human (In Corporate Communications)?

Topping the list of advice about how to communicate during the coronavirus pandemic is being human. Yet so many companies and organizations struggle to be authentic and compelling. This blog post offers some practical tips for how to humanize your communications.

How to be Amazing when Meeting Online

Business has migrated to online meetings to solve problems, stay connected and keep work going. But so many of these virtual encounters can be fraught with disaster.

The Remarkable Come Back of the Lowly Telephone

There is something magical about the human voice that can’t be replicated in an email or text. At a time of physical distancing, the phone is making a come back. Here are some tips to make the most of reaching out and touching someone.

7 Ways To Survive and Thrive in a Challenging Virtual World

Businesses are struggling to get used to the new normal of remote work as the coronavirus shows no signs of abating soon. Following a few simple tips can help you survive and thrive in the months ahead of living virtually.

How to Communicate During Times of Uncertainty and Disruption

Under the shadow of coronavirus, volatile financial markets and fractured politics, uncertainty, fear and doubt abound. Effective communications can help us navigate trying times. This blog offers some tips for how.

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