Posts by Sarah Johnson Dobek

How Do You Show Gratitude to Your Employees?

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Partially because I love to eat, but mostly because it is about celebrating and being thankful for what we have. Each year, I write about some aspect that we can focus on in our businesses and this year, I am choosing to highlight gratitude for your employees. You…

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What’s your Internal Communication Strategy?

If email or handbooks were your response- you aren’t alone.  In a recent presentation I co-hosted on “Making Internal Communication a Culture Must-Have” ,  99% of  the respondents used email and handbooks as a primary tool for communicating internally. While many firm’s are communicating, there is still a big gap. In a recent study by…

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12 Resources for Improving Your Internal Communication

Internal communication is an important part of any organization. Along with Dustin Hostetler, Gary Thomson and Mike Sibley, I was proud to deliver a presentation recently on How to Make Internal Communication a Cultural Must-Have. We compiled many suggestions from the session as well as some new ones to share with you. Below are a…

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How CPAS can Give and Receive Better Feedback

Feedback is something we often don’t put as much effort into but should. It’s important to the development of your business both in communicating internally with your employees and externally with your clients. The Johari Window, developed by Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham, is a model that’s been around since the 1950s.  It focuses on…

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