All posts by John Gerstner

John Gerstner, CEO of Communitelligence, (whose slogan is “All of us are smarter than one of us”) is a nationally-recognized strategic communications expert and thought leader whose work has spanned 30 years and 30 countries on five continents. He is a frequent speaker and workshop leader on internal communications, intranets, enterprise social networks and business innovation. Gerstner was a corporate communications consultant for Florida Blue from 2010 through 2014. Earlier in his career he managed internal communications for John Deere, where he built the program to include a corporate magazine, intranet, employee video program and annual communicator’s conference. While at Deere, Gerstner also led the launch of JohnDeere.com, managed environmental and safety communications and was author and creative director of Genuine Value—The John Deere Journey, an award-winning coffee-table corporate history book. In 2001 Gerstner founded Communitelligence, an online learning community for corporate communicators. He has received more than 50 communication awards during his career, including 13 prestigious IABC Gold Quills. In 1992, he received IABC’s District 4 Director's Award. In 1994 he was named IABC/Iowa Communicator of the Year.

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Jun'16

Cameras At The Water Cooler: Inside The Company That’s Always Watching Employees – Measuring Employee Morale Every Two Weeks

How digital technology is transforming internal communications. It puts the power to communicate in everyone’s hands. Need-to-know intel for busy …

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May'16

10 New Trends in Communication; The Secret to Operationalizing Engagement

8 Fundamental Truths about Public Relations. What is published or aired is usually out of our control. Need-to-know intel for …

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May'16

How Not to Lead in the 21st Century; Why Procter & Gamble Is More Disruptive Than You

Need-to-know intel for busy business communicators | May 19, 2016 – Subscribe to CommDigest newsletter How not to Lead in …

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May'16

The Great Employee Engagement Hoax; Communitelligence Undergoes Brain Surgery

Fifteen years ago – with the help of some smart communication colleagues/friends and my partner, Shelia, we founded Communitelligence with …

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May'16

Make Internal Videos that People Actually Watch; Can We Stop Talking About ‘Core Values’?

Please God, Can We Stop Talking About ‘Core Values’?  You can’t cajole people to work together and be happy. Need-to-know …

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Apr'16

Employee Engagement In The Digital Age; The Next Decade of Corporate Ethics

 Respectful treatment is the most important employee job satisfaction factor: new SHRM survey. Comment Need-to-know intel for business communicators | April …

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Apr'16

Your Coworkers Are Not Your Friends, Down with 9 to 5

Employee Engagement & Loyalty Statistics: The Ultimate Collection. Drown your bosses with metrics. Need-to-know intel for business communicators – April …

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Apr'16

How Heineken brews its culture; Why Aetna pays employees to sleep

Need-to-know intel for business communicators – April 16, 2016 – Subscribe to CommDigest newsletter Aetna pays employees up to US$500/yr …

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Apr'16

Kick Wellness Out of the Workplace? Here Come The Communicatorbots!

Need-to-know-intel for business commmunicators – April 4, 2016 – Subscribe to CommDigest newsletter Praise Goes A Long Way  Feeling valued …

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Mar'16

Why don’t employees communicate up? – Final week to sign up for 5 Strategy Circles

Need to know intel for business communicators – March 28, 2016 – Subscribe to CommDigest newsletter Set Up Remote Workers …

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