Monthly Archives: July 2013

Social is the business

The use of social media within businesses is probably one of the most exciting developments in customer relations in recent years. I am now in the position where if a company is not actively using social media then I am … Continue reading

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Taking the temperature of health services

I have been interested to hear about the changes being proposed to the health service, particularly the discussion about the inspection regime. The latest details were about a task force of professionals or trained individuals who will be used to … Continue reading

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Planning or intuition?

Do we do things because we have carefully planned them? Or do we do things often because they just feel like the right thing to do? It is something that has was raised during the past week as I was … Continue reading

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So who has FOMO?

A new survey claims that 56 per cent of people using social media suffer from FOMO – Fear Of Missing Out. (http://mashable.com/2013/07/09/fear-of-missing-out/ ) It is an interesting and quite scary statistic which shows how important updates on events, news and status … Continue reading

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Talk a good job

I had a great opportunity last week to talk about communication, social media and policing in two very different situations. The first chance was speaking to students at Rochdale Sixth Form College at a careers day both about working in … Continue reading

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