Author Archives: amandacomms1

Asking for help

When did you last step in and help someone out? Did you stop and offer a hand to someone who was stranded or having a problem? Have you helped your neighbour by taking a parcel in? When someone asked you … Continue reading

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Finding the common ground

Two weeks ago I was in Rome as part of an EU funded research project. It seems a world away from today when I woke up to find that the referendum result meant we were going to be leaving the … Continue reading

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Bringing joy into the office

Tomorrow is ‘bring your dog to work day’ which bring joy and dread into many hearts depending on your viewpoint. People will probably ask why would you do that and say that it must be disruptive to the working environment. … Continue reading

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Is the grass really greener?

We are often too busy focusing on what other people have that we fail to see what we have right in front of us. Human beings are social creatures and that means we need to be integrated as part of … Continue reading

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Marking the milestones

Yesterday was the Summer Solstice and it marked the longest day with many hours of daylight. It signals the start of summer and hopefully with that some sun that will warm people’s hearts and spirits. We mark events and milestones … Continue reading

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In the hot seat

When was the last time you were quizzed about your job and what you do? When was the last time that you had to explain your strategic approach and how that is translated into tactical activity? As a communicator when … Continue reading

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The key ingredient of modern life

I watched with tears filling my eyes as the sister of the MP Jo Cox talked about the past 48 hours and the impact on her family. She spoke from the heart about the terrible situation they have had to … Continue reading

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