Face-to-face before bauma

  Speed dating with journalists in the run-up to the world's largest trade show: With our customer BHS-Sonthofen, we participated in the bauma "Media Dialog" at the International Congress Center Munich (ICM) at the end of January. bauma is the heartbeat of the construction industry, specifically the "world's leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machinery, mining (...)

Die CommhAcademy: Firmenwissen für alle

Friday morning, 8:45: Outlook reminds us that CommhAcademy will start soon. Little time is left to send a pending email, get some coffee and grab a seat in the kitchen – and get ready for another „lecture“! Leonie initiated the CommhAcademy. She tells us why colleagues are rushing to the kitchen early in the morning.   Leonie, why is the CommhAcademy so popular?   Leonie: Excellent (...)

Jump-start for a start-up

Everybody knows the mobile masts that are standing on rooftops. But few probably know that the owners of the respective building rent the roof space of the realty. In order to get the most out of the tenancy, the roof-renting parties need competent advice. This is where the German Society for Site Management (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Standortmanagement), or DeGefS in short, comes into play. On (...)

The juggling experts

Keeping hundreds of balls in the air without dropping one – knowing how to juggle is key when working on an annual report. In that discipline, Commha has been supporting, for instance, Nürnberg Messe since 2006. They belong to the 15 largest trade fair companies in the world, hosting some 120 trade fairs and congresses at both the Nuremberg site and abroad. Working on the annual report (...)

Commha off duty featuring Eric Placzeck

They write press releases for sports clubs, advise pub crawlers on selecting beers or convey their professional expertise: several Commha colleagues are passionate about communication, consulting and coaching even outside work. In our video series "Commha Off Duty", they tell you more about the how and why of their wide-ranging engagement. Have fun watching! This episode features Eric explaining (...)

Dare to challenge your employees

This year’s communication congress 2018 (kk18) in Berlin focussed on courage. kk18 is the leading symposium for German-speaking communicators with some 1.500 participants. We took the challenge to present a case study on change communication for our client RKW. Called the “Strategy Rally”, the initiative supported the company’s new strategy roll-out by making all employees aware of the (...)

The right twist

When companies celebrate their anniversary, it only matters for their own employees. Right? If, however, the company’s history is associated with the development of a whole industry, the audience gets bigger. This is exactly what applies to closurelogic. The producer of aluminium roll-on closures – commonly known as screw caps – located in Worms/ Germany has witnessed all the changes to (...)

Last night in Sweden

The intriguing relationship between PR and truth

They’re real: I’m talking about strange parallel universes like in Christopher Nolan’s Inception, where nothing is quite like it seems at first sight. In these worlds, reality and dream, facts and fiction become all blurred and unrecognizable in a kind of post-truth haze. All you have to do is click your way through the internet and enter a world where last night terrorists wreaked havoc in (...)

Turning noises into harmony

Commha Consulting produces series of videos for change communication

Structural changes within organizations rarely happen without a squeak. Many people feel worried or insecure and voice their complaints. One of our customers, a large international company, faced exactly this situation. After restructuring two business units, time had come to get the employees on board. People had to find their place in new teams and departments, and to wave good-bye to existing (...)

When learning turns into fun

Learning is easier while playing. This is not only common knowledge for parents and teachers, but also for communication professionals. They call it ‘gamification’. This is where the job for a big manufacturing customer started: The company has restructured its IT working environment to enhance and accelerate the internal collaboration. New tools for social collaboration, for video (...)