Internal comms takeaways from the sports world

Athletes say victories start with hard work, practice and training—but what about communication? It makes a bigger difference than you might think in sports and business alike. Every sports franchise—like every company—has a distinct communication culture. Some, like the New England Patriots, keep a tight lid on everything: Less is more; no distractions. This flows …

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Mattel introduces ‘diverse’ Ken dolls

Ken has a new look—and one of his styles has Twitter users ramping up their snark. Facing stiff competition from surging competitor Hasbro, Mattel introduced a new line of Barbie and Ken dolls. The additions, called “Fashionistas,” represent a diversity that hasn’t always been present for the iconic figures. Here’s how Mattel introduced them to …

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