Category: Communication


DEVELOPING A COMMUNICATION PLAN FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Monday, August, 21st, 2017 at 9:15 am by fcc-admin

Did you know you can maximize engagement by creating a communication plan for your next local community development project? Developing a clear, concise and well thought out plan is critical for success. How do you craft an effective plan? Here are five tips to put you on the communication plan path. 1) Establish Objectives What does your plan hope to accomplish? Remember, communication objectives are different from project objectives. However, they must work  in hand. [Read More...]

3 WAYS TO ACHIEVE STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Tuesday, April, 11th, 2017 at 7:00 pm by fcc-admin

Measuring the success of effective communication can strengthen working relationships. Understanding this, evaluating stakeholder engagement, determining if it is effective, can be a difficult and takes time. However, if your goal is to positively connect with your stakeholder, it’s a very necessary process. Here are 3 methods you can use to spark open dialogue and boost engagement with your stakeholders. Organize focus groups Use focus groups to encourage candid feedback. This intimate, and often times relaxed, setting [Read More...]

HOW TO DELIVER AN OUTSTANDING PRESENTATION

Friday, March, 24th, 2017 at 10:30 am by fcc-admin

Have you ever wondered how to transform your presentation from mediocre to outstanding? While preparation is important, keep in mind the audience’s default position is “What’s in it for me?” Here are four tips on how to deliver an outstanding presentation. Have an impressive opening statement As soon as you utter your first word, you command your audience’s attention. Establish credibility from your very first statement. To get rid of nerves, start with an introductory [Read More...]