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The art of silent communication

Many people who know me will be aware that I have a love of horse riding. When I was riding today I was very aware that every movement I made was part of a silent language between me and my … Continue reading

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Thinking of others or ourselves?

It was back in the 1980s when a┬ádog-eat-dog attitude was valued at work. The key for people was to be better and more successful than anyone else and at whatever cost. There was nothing to be gained by working in … Continue reading

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Back to school?

The results of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) State of the Profession Survey for 2013/2014 revealed some interesting results. Of course there was a lot about salaries and redundancies, as well as the issues of concern to both … Continue reading

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Eight communication predictions for 2014

We have reached the first day of 2014 and I am sure there will be lots of people making resolutions, deciding to change their lives or to do something new or different in the coming year. I am not one … 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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Take those opportunities

The communication industry has for too long being caught up in desperately trying to protect reputation of organisations or businesses, which is a very negative approach. It is all creating a version of reality that can become a twisted perversion … Continue reading

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Five truths about social media

I have had a number of opportunities in recent weeks to talk about the benefits brought by organisations using social media as well as the challenges that exist. It has been a useful time to reflect on what has been … 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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To measure or not to measure

It is the last day of March and I am trying to quantify what I have achieved during the first quarter of 2013. I have to say it is quite a scary thing to do as you realise that although … Continue reading

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Risk and resources remain on top

Using social media is still something that many organisations are shying away from. They have concerns about dipping their toe in the water and then not being able to step away. They feel it would unleash something that cannot then … Continue reading

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