June 26, 2018

After nearly 30 years of working in and writing about internal communications, I’ve finally been persuaded to ‘go public’ with my own website, unoriginally entitled www.katiemacaulay.co.uk.

I’ve been inexplicably...

June 26, 2018

The full transcript of my presentation at AB Thinks Live. Held in London on Tuesday 12 June 2018.

The physicist Neils Bohr once said: “Prediction is very difficult – especially about the future.”

While precise pre...

March 17, 2018


When Helen Reynolds asked for careers advice on LinkedIn recently, the response was fascinating.

It prompted me to consider what characteristics and tactics make for a long and successful career in communicatio...

March 17, 2018

I’ve been pondering the findings of the Gatehouse State of the Sector 2018 research into internal communications.

There seems to be a clear cause and effect – failure to lay the right foundations results in some...

March 17, 2018

Headmaster Douglas Robb reignited a perennial debate last week about millennials in a blog entitled Develop grit, and a more grateful attitude to work.

Radio 4’s Today programme picked up the story. Robb told list...

December 29, 2017

Speech by Katie Macaulay at Inside IC, 5 December 2017

AB Thinks Live is held in central London every June and December. These free events are invitation-only. To register your interest please email info@abcomm.co...

December 29, 2017

Following AB’s success at this year’s Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) Awards, I've been reflecting on what it takes to win.

At the end of this year’s IoIC Awards ceremony a client approached me. “I’d l...

December 29, 2017

The premise of From Cascade to Conversation is that broadcasting to employees has become dangerously archaic. People everywhere have found their voice.

As individuals we now have both the desire and ability to c...

December 29, 2017

If you are tasked with writing a communications strategy, here's a helping hand.

This no-nonsense guide takes you through a 10-step process for planning and structuring your strategy.  

Click here for the guide.

December 28, 2017

The web was supposed democratise information and everyone everywhere to have a voice. But have we become trapped in our own algorithms?

If you are not a musician you may never have stepped inside an actual echo c...

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