Monthly Archives: July 2016

It’s a jungle out there

I found myself watching The Jungle Book on television tonight. The original cartoon and not any of the remakes. It has a number of important messages in it that as a child I am sure I missed. The most important … Continue reading

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Showing the scars

As we go through life we all have some scars to show both physical and emotional. This isn’t something we should worry about it is just part of life. What is important is how we deal with the impact of … Continue reading

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Holiday lessons for work

On Friday night it feels the right time to reflect on what I have learnt this week. It has been a great week as I have been on holiday and have had the chance to rest and recharge my batteries. … Continue reading

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Understand the comms team

Those in the know have said that Steve Jobs read all the press release issued by Apple. It may sound as if that is obsessive behaviour for a CEO but there is more to it than that. In the early … Continue reading

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A sixth PR personality type

I read an interesting article today about the top five PR personality types by Chris Norton which outlined them as creative, plate-spinner, eternal optimist, networking extraordinaire and trend chaser. (http://influence.cipr.co.uk/2016/07/26/top-five-personalty-types-pr-people/) I think it misses one really key type that every … Continue reading

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Move fast but with a plan

I was reading an article today that was discussing the value of apps to share immediate messages in a crisis. The writer questioned why it had taken so long for the French authorities to share messages this way, particularly as … Continue reading

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Are you good enough?

From a very young age we learn to put ourselves down and not to appear too confident in our own abilities. If we are bright at school we try to play it down so that it doesn’t create any unnecessary … Continue reading

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