Tired of snoozer internal events? Here’s how to reach employees

Leading communicators at Avnet, Honeywell, Southwest Airlines and Yahoo know how to make live events a productive means of messaging. Learn from their tips.

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Why hold town halls?

It’s not good enough just to publish that directive on the intranet or hit the “send” button on a companywide email.

Research shows that when employees and leaders come together, there is more shared trust in goals. Yet so many organizations end up hosting events in which half the audience members are fiddling with their smartphones.

A free, downloadable guide from Ragan Communications and MediaPlatform will help you turn that around. “How to actively engage employees during live meetings” reveals the best tactics from communications powerhouses that have created highly engaged workforces.

Boost your internal comms—and your leaders’ profiles—with the help of Avnet, Yahoo, Honeywell and Southwest Airlines.

To earn respect and prove that they are willing to listen, leaders must step up in front and field employee questions—even the tough ones, successful communicators say.

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