A collection of news, events, and thoughts from the frontline of The Fifth Business Our international team of communications, change, design, productivity, and technical experts share their thoughts. Check back regularly for the latest information.

How is it Done?Sat, 07 Oct 2017
This evening I: Finished a Keynote presentation complete with funky transitions and replete with ...
Event: ACMP TexasFri, 29 Sep 2017
The Association of Change Management Professional (ACMP) Texas Chapter is a dynamic professional ...
In 3 Minutes, Become a Better WriterThu, 14 Sep 2017
You don’t need to have the Bard’s touch to write interesting and compelling articles.When ...
A Digital Culture: 6 StepsSat, 19 Aug 2017
When was the last time you entered a travel agency to buy a flight ticket? It was probably a long ...
Staying VitalSun, 23 Jul 2017
Sometimes the most difficult work in communications can be when the stakes of a project are life or ...
8 Ways to Intranet SuccessWed, 28 Jun 2017
We communicate in so many channels. Email, meetings (face-to-face and through video), IM (Yammer is ...
Awards: 3 Bronze QuillsThu, 22 Jun 2017
The Fifth Business is pleased to announce that we have received three Bronze Quill Awards from IABC ...
Client Survey 2017Thu, 04 May 2017
Each year we ask everyone we’ve worked with how they rate our service. We measure things like their ...
Seeing ThingsWed, 12 Apr 2017
The Maslow Hierarchy has always served the communications expert well, when analysing what drives ...
I’m Sure I Don’t KnowWed, 29 Mar 2017
I have a new favourite book. One reason I love it is it can teach communicators a thing or two ...
To the FutureFri, 17 Feb 2017
The Fifth Business has been associated with Robert Gordon University for many years, recruiting ...
5 Ways to Communicate in 2017Wed, 25 Jan 2017
It can be hard to cut through the noise and identify the best communication tools for ...
A Guide to DistractionTue, 03 Jan 2017
I’m a communicator and I’m struggling to focus. I keep looking at my phone. Socially, I’m all over ...
We’re MovingSat, 03 Dec 2016
At The Fifth Business we have been engaging people for over 20 years around the world. Our first ...
Information Technology - It Was Always About UsFri, 28 Oct 2016
When computers arrived in the workplace of the mid-1980s, we learned about PCs and software from ...
SimpleWed, 10 Aug 2016
Many project managers are turning to simplification to speed up outcomes and enable ...
6 Ways To Make Change Less FrighteningMon, 01 Aug 2016
With the price of oil low and the global economy on edge, many of our clients are experiencing a ...
Crouch, Touch, Pause, EngageMon, 25 Jul 2016
Former England rugby union international hooker Brian Moore argues that ‘you would change the whole ...
Group. Work.Tue, 28 Jun 2016
As consultants we are sometimes asked to facilitate conversations for our clients. Teams or groups ...
Connecting with Business in ScotlandTue, 21 Jun 2016
For the past 20 years, ever since The Fifth Business started, we’ve been part of the Aberdeen & ...
The Weakest Link in Your Digital SecurityMon, 13 Jun 2016
We have worked with some of the biggest companies to improve their Digital Security. With a single ...
(Motion) Graphic ContentTue, 07 Jun 2016
Motion graphics are great! They are an amazing way to deliver content to a large audience. They’re ...
Client Survey 2016Fri, 20 May 2016
Every year we invite our clients to evaluate our work. Anyone who has engaged The Fifth Business in ...
Networking is Key to Your Personal SuccessWed, 27 Apr 2016
We are all busy, and it seems that business life post-2009 - and since the financial crisis - is ...
Diverse OpinionsTue, 26 Apr 2016
A conversation on the current and future state of diversity in the workplace. Matthew There is a ...
7 Ways to Revive Your Company CultureTue, 19 Apr 2016
On Sept 11th 2015, I hoped for an honest, down-to-earth discussion about why some organisations ...
Book Review - Internal Communications: A Manual for PractitionersWed, 16 Mar 2016
From providing a basic introduction to internal communications through to meeting more complex IC ...
How to Make Your Change Programme Hit-the-MarkThu, 11 Jun 2015
Priyanka Rajkumar, a Principal Consultant based out of The Fifth Business’ London office, delivered ...
Create. Animate. Celebrate.Tue, 10 Mar 2015
They could have played it safe, relying on a straightforward approach to communicate internally at ...
Enda Logan, CEO Appointed as RGU Visiting ProfessorMon, 02 Feb 2015
Enda Logan, our CEO, has been appointed as a Visiting Professor at Robert Gordon University ...
The Fifth Business Shortlisted for Two Top Industry AwardsMon, 02 Feb 2015
We are delighted to announce that The Fifth Business has been shortlisted for two top industry ...
TAQA UK E-learning Programme Lands Top Award for The Fifth BusinessMon, 21 Jul 2014
We are delighted to announce that The Fifth Business has been shortlisted for not just one but two ...
Oil and Gas Safety Training Short-Listed – IoIC Recognise The Fifth BusinessSun, 20 Jul 2014
International change communications agency The Fifth Business has been shortlisted for a top award ...
TEDx - ReflectionsThu, 02 May 2013
The Maslow Hierarchy has always served the communications expert well, when analysing what drives ...