Author Archives: amandacomms1

Loving LinkedIn – not really.

I often wonder what I get from my LinkedIn presence. It has been in place for about five years now and the details on it have grown and developed. There was a time when I thought that it would overtake … Continue reading

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26 hours a day – please

If I had a £1 for every time I say I could do with some more hours in the day I would probably have £1,523 – or something near it. It is a regular frustration of mine that I try … Continue reading

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Rising to the challenge of being creative

I have often thought that I needed to develop my creative skills. I come from a family that includes artists who can create interesting items, pictures and sculptures. Although I did managed to get my O Level Art I can’t … Continue reading

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Giving time for nothing. Why?

It was a day off today and so I could have had a lie in and then got up and taken myself off somewhere, or gone shopping. Instead, I chose to get up ridiculously early and spend eight hours doing … Continue reading

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Up Periscope

I have been looking at how people are using Periscope in the past few days. For anyone that doesn’t know what Periscope is it is a live streaming app linked to Twitter. My review of the activity on it hasn’t … Continue reading

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A reminder of the importance of crisis communication

I have been watching with interest the unfolding aftermath of the tragic case of the two children that died on holiday. It is terrible and the thoughts of everyone are with the parents who have had such a horrific experience … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on The Detectives

The final episode of The Detectives has just been broadcast and it has proved to be disturbing, thought-provoking and compelling in equal measure. It was able to have objectivity but also to show the human faces on all sides of … Continue reading

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