Greetings, communication pros!
We hope you find great value from this week’s top communication stories for the week of April 26-30, 2021.
1. Executive comms takeaways from Biden’s address to Congress.
President Biden addressed a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night. The New York Times offers four takeaways from the speech, including:
As you help execs craft more effective messaging, encourage them to:
2. Lessons from Basecamp’s workplace discourse blowup.
The Verge has published a must-read story about Basecamp’s move to ban “societal and political discussions at work.” This edict extends to commentary on the company’s internal chat forums, and it follows a similar effort by Coinbase last year to establish an “apolitical culture.”