Tag Archives: innovation

Smart carpet? Keep an open mind.

I was reminded today that it is important to keep an open mind about developments. What may appear on the face of it to be a silly or impractical idea can have some purpose. For example, what are your initial … Continue reading

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Wide awake for creativity

I heard recently about some research that stated people needed to have a short nap in the afternoons to be at their best all day. The researcher said that it should be a nap of between five and 20 minutes … Continue reading

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Can we be more connected?

I am becoming increasingly desperate to own Google Glass. I keep hearing about the developments and apps that are becoming available and it makes me want them even more. As the year started I mentioned the prediction that wearable technology … Continue reading

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Festive campaigns – engaging or a waste of time?

We are rapidly hurtling towards Christmas now and it is a time when all the big brands are on a full on offensive to corner the market. This means we are facing a minute by minute barrage of festive advertising … Continue reading

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Agent for change, champion of new technologies….no longer just the communicator

Communication professionals are now being asked to do much more than just deliver effective public relations or reputation management. With the changing environment, it is clear that a successful communicator has to be about much more. Boundaries are being torn … 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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2012: a year of crisis, social media and integrity

As we head into the last few days of 2012, I decided to review what the year looked like for me through my blog posts during the 12 months. There were three clear themes that have emerged for me throughout … Continue reading

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