Redefining Communications with Jenni Field
Chaos to calm: Organisational Growth S1 E10

Chaos to calm: Organisational Growth S1 E10

December 1, 2021

In the final episode of season 1, Jenni explains how rapid growth in organisations can create chaos, why this happens and the six things you can do to fix it.

 

With rapid growth comes the important window of opportunity to adapt, re-evaluate processes and ways of working which, if missed, results in toxic chaos.

 

if you’re experiencing growing pains, here Jenni gives you freedom within a framework to go from chaos to calm.

 

Things that will help you go from chaos to calm:

 

Panoptic

https://redefiningcomms.com/panoptic/

 

Chaos to calm: Employee engagement, employee experience and internal communication S1 E8

https://redefiningcomms.com/podcast/chaos-to-calm-employee-engagement-employee-experience-and-internal-communication-s1-e8/

 

You can continue the conversation with Jenni on Twitter and LinkedIn

 

Chaos to calm: Culture and leadership S1 E9

Chaos to calm: Culture and leadership S1 E9

November 24, 2021

In episode 9, Jenni defines culture and leadership, and their crucial combined role in creating calm within organisations.

 

Explaining the rationale behind grouping the two together based on the belief that culture must be intentional and that intention must come from the top, she. also shares valuable tips and practical techniques on how to analyse culture and leadership to nurture calm.

 

Things that will help you go from chaos to calm:

Culture shock – why we need to be more intentional when communicating organisational culture blog by Redefining Communications

https://redefiningcomms.com/culture-shock-why-we-need-to-be-more-intentional-when-communicating-organisational-culture/

 

Redefining Culture: Crowd-sourced views on the meaning of culture

https://redefiningcomms.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Redefining-culture-2.pdf

 

How to future-proof your culture for the new world of work webinar

https://redefiningcomms.com/how-to-future-proof-your-culture-for-the-new-world-of-work/

 

New Amsterdam on Amazon Prime

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7817340/

 

Taylorism factory management system

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Taylorism

 

You can continue the conversation with Jenni on Twitter and LinkedIn.

www.linkedin.com/in/jennifield/   www.twitter.com/mrsjennifield

Chaos to calm: Employee engagement, employee experience and internal communication S1 E8

Chaos to calm: Employee engagement, employee experience and internal communication S1 E8

November 17, 2021

In episode 8, Jenni defines and compares employee engagement, employee experience and internal communication and how they’re intrinsically linked.

 

She then explains why aligning each element is important and that ignoring them leads to organisational chaos.

 

Things that will help you go from chaos to calm:

 

The MacLeod Report: Engaging for Success by David MacLeod & Nita Clarke

engageforsuccess.org/engaging-for-success/

 

Influential Internal Communication by Jenni Field

https://redefiningcomms.com/

 

The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers and Drive Results by Tracy Maylett & Matthew Wride

decision-wise.com/the-employee-experience-book/

 

The Employee Experience Advantage by Jacob Morgan

thefutureorganization.com/books/

 

Engaging for Success: Four Enablers by David MacLeod & Nita Clarke

engageforsuccess.org/the-four-enablers

 

The Field Model episode of the Redefining Comms podcast

redefiningcomms.com/podcast/chaos-to-calm-the-field-model-s1-e7/

 

The Art of Resilience by Ross Edgley

rossedgley.com

 

Redefining Comms blog about the Hierarchy of Needs: A Theory of Human Motivation by Abraham Maslow

https://redefiningcomms.com/aligning-needs-to-employee-engagement-how-we-can-easily-get-it-wrong-with-the-best-intentions/

 

Center for Humane Technology Randima (Randy) Fernando

www.humanetech.com/who-we-are

 

You can continue the conversation with Jenni on Twitter and LinkedIn.

www.linkedin.com/in/jennifield/   www.twitter.com/mrsjennifield

Chaos to calm: The Field Model™. S1 E7

Chaos to calm: The Field Model™. S1 E7

November 10, 2021

Welcome to Redefining Communications with Jenni Field.

In this episode Jenni talks about the three phases of The Field Model™, why she devised it and gives examples of what the many faces of chaos within organisations can look like.

She shares tips on how to understand what’s really going on, why it’s important to diagnose root causes, and how to fix things for the long term.

Finally, Jenni looks at how to create calm.

The Field Model™ https://redefiningcomms.com/the-field-model/

Influential Internal Communication by Jenni Field https://redefiningcomms.com/influential-internal-communication-book-jenni-field/

You can continue the conversation with Jenni on Twitter and LinkedIn.

www.linkedin.com/in/jennifield/   www.twitter.com/mrsjennifield

Chaos to calm: Building resilience. S1 E6

Chaos to calm: Building resilience. S1 E6

November 3, 2021

In this episode Jenni talks about mental resilience, explains how it differs from mental health, and
shares coping strategies to practise every day to build resilience and enable you to better handle
life’s setbacks.

She introduces us to ‘hopeful equanimity’ – that balance of hope and optimism with realism – and
some preparation strategies based around reframing and drawing on past experiences.

Find out the five elements of building mentally resilient teams.

To help you go from chaos to calm:

Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

uk.bookshop.org/books/notes-on-a-nervous-planet/9781786892690

 

Mental Resilience Workshops

redefiningcomms.com/training-and-coaching/mental-resilience-workshop/

 

TED Talk How to Humour Your Stress by Loretta LaRoche

www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZMJdhe4xhQ

 

The Art of Resilience by Ross Edgley

www.waterstones.com/book/the-art-of-resilience/ross-edgley/9780008356958

 

Keep the conversation going. Connect with Jenni on LinkedIn and Twitter; ask questions and share your thinking!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifield/

https://twitter.com/mrsjennifield

Click here for her website https://redefiningcomms.com/

 

Chaos to calm: Fear and trust. S1 E5

Chaos to calm: Fear and trust. S1 E5

October 27, 2021

Welcome to Redefining Communications with Jenni Field.

In this episode Jenni talks about the role of fear in organisations and society, and how to build trust. 

She shares how fear creates chaos inside organisations and how we need to understand more about how we work as human beings. 

Find out the five things you need to know about fear and how it can be created in us, as well as five things to help you create trust in leadership. 

 

Things that will help you go from chaos to calm:

The Science of Fear: How the Culture of Fear Manipulates Your Brain by Daniel Gardner

www.bookdepository.com/Science-Fear-Daniel-Gardner/9780452295469

 

Influential Internal Communication by Jenni Field

redefiningcomms.com/influential-internal-communication-book-jenni-field/

 

Keep the conversation going. Connect with Jenni on LinkedIn and Twitter; ask questions and share your thinking!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifield/

https://twitter.com/mrsjennifield

Click here for her website https://redefiningcomms.com/

Chaos to calm: Impactful communication S1 E4

Chaos to calm: Impactful communication S1 E4

October 20, 2021

Welcome to Redefining Communications with Jenni Field.

In this episode, Jenni talks about impactful communication skills, identifies the chaos that comes from not training people in communication, and shares six things to consider when it comes to being impactful in turning chaos to calm.

Things that will help you go from chaos to calm:

How a ham and cheese baguette can help you listen podcast by Calm Edged Rebels

calmedgedrebels.com/how-a-ham-and-cheese-baguette-can-help-you-listen/

Consequences of erudite vernacular utilized irrespective of necessity: problems with using long words needlessly research by David Oppenheimer 

www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Consequences-of-erudite-vernacular-utilized-of-with-Oppenheimer/d183930f6d482b24a6640c760a4f6fedfca54aca

Influential Internal Communication by Jenni Field

redefiningcomms.com/influential-internal-communication-book-jenni-field/

Six Keys to Impactful Communication download from Redefining Communications

redefiningcomms.com/downloads/

 

To keep the conversation going connect with Jenni on LinkedIn and Twitter; ask questions and share your thinking!

 

http://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifield/

https://twitter.com/mrsjennifield

 

 

Chaos to calm: Staying focused S1 E3

Chaos to calm: Staying focused S1 E3

October 13, 2021

Welcome to this episode of Redefining Comms with Jenni Field.

This episode is all about being busy, staying focussed and productivity. Join Jenni as she shares some
research around how our brains work and how knowing this will help us manage our time and
attention as well as our boundaries with others.

Find out how to use timers, what eat the frog means and why none of us can multi task!

Things that will help you go from chaos to calm:

Power of productivity workshop: https://redefiningcomms.com/training-and-coaching/power-of-
productivity-workshop/

The Power of Productivity Workshop – Redefining Communications: https://redefiningcomms.com/training-and-coaching/power-of- productivity-workshop/

 

Busy: How to thrive in a world of too much by Tony Crabbe

uk.bookshop.org/books/busy-how-to-thrive-in-a-world-of-too-much/9780349401201

 

The Field Model™ - Redefining Communications

https://redefiningcomms.com/the-field-model/

 

Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

uk.bookshop.org/books/notes-on-a-nervous-planet/

To keep the conversation going connect with Jenni on LinkedIn and Twitter; ask questions and share
your thinking!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifield/

https://twitter.com/mrsjennifield

 

Chaos to calm: Leadership behaviours S1 E2

Chaos to calm: Leadership behaviours S1 E2

October 13, 2021

Welcome to this episode of Redefining Comms with Jenni Field.

In this episode Jenni delves into the broad issue of leadership – the skills and behaviours needed to
avoid causing chaos in your organisation. Jenni shares the seven themes to explore when it comes to
leading an organisation as well as the skills and behaviours needed to create an engaging and
efficient organisation.

Find out how ego, integrity and accountability are all things we need to talk about when it comes to
leadership.

 

Things that will help you go from chaos to calm:

Influential Internal Communication by Jenni Field: https://redefiningcomms.com/influential-internal-
communication-book-jenni-field/

Panoptic: a diagnostic tool to help you refocus: https://redefiningcomms.com/panoptic/

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick M Lencioni

uk.bookshop.org/books/the-five-dysfunctions-of-a-team-a-leadership-fable/9780787960759

 

Your Oxygen Mask First Your Oxygen Mask First: 17 Habits to Help High Achievers Survive & Thrive in Leadership & Life by Kevin N. Lawrence

To keep the conversation going connect with Jenni on LinkedIn and Twitter; ask questions and share
your thinking!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifield/

https://twitter.com/mrsjennifield

 

Chaos to calm: Hybrid working S1 E1

Chaos to calm: Hybrid working S1 E1

October 13, 2021

Welcome to the first episode of Redefining Comms with Jenni Field.

In this episode Jenni addresses the topic of hybrid working – how it causes chaos, what that looks like
in organisations and how to bring calm.

Find out why surveys won’t help you fix things, what we can learn from the industrial revolution and
Jenni’s five tips to help you move forwards.

Things that will help you go from chaos to calm:

Rebel Ideas by Matthew Syed: https://www.matthewsyed.co.uk/resource/rebel-ideas-the-power-of-
diverse-thinking/

The Field Model: https://redefiningcomms.com/the-field-model/

To keep the conversation going connect with Jenni on LinkedIn and Twitter; ask questions and share
your thinking!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifield/

https://twitter.com/mrsjennifield

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