Monthly Archives: February 2016

Communication with many hats

Within any organisation I don’t think any role can be as diverse, different and dynamic as that of the head of communications (unless you are the CEO). Every day there are new and emerging challenges that the professional communicator has … Continue reading

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Think before you speak

I suppose some people would expect me to say this as my day revolves around communication but today has brought home again – words matter. Every sentence we utter or write can have an impact on people. It may be … Continue reading

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The ultimate sacrifice

How many of us put ourselves out to think of others? How many of us will do things to help other people have a better life? A few possibly. But how many of us would be willing to pay the … Continue reading

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A clear head

I am finally going to admit that I can’t keep working all day every day. The importance of a work-life balance is something that I have written about in the past but it is also something that I have said … Continue reading

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Facing the fears

Modern life is tough, very tough. There are so many things that we face on a daily basis that can drain our energy and divert us from what makes us happy. I have blogged many times about the importance of … Continue reading

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A tribute to two brave young people

This was such an amazing story on so many levels and is well worth reading. (http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/listen-incredible-999-call-made-10946305#ICID=sharebar_twitter) The two young girls were so mature in the way that they dealt with such a scary situation. It was absolutely right that their … Continue reading

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Communication at all levels

I had an interesting conversation today with one of the newer members of the team who was discussing the strange situation where you can go from briefing a very senior police officer to working with a relatively new in post … Continue reading

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