Author Archives: amandacomms1

Stand up and be prepared to share

I have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to speak at a number of conferences and workshops both at home and abroad. It isn’t easy and I do always get nervous before speaking before a group of industry peers. … Continue reading

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The art of storytelling

I listened to a little bit of the BBC Radio 2 young people’s short story competition winners. It was amazing to know that so many young people would sit down and put their imagination to the test to develop interesting … Continue reading

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Another day, another crisis

I felt there was only one subject that I should blog about today and that is the FIFA situation. Of course I am not going to comment on the investigation or what the future may hold. The issue that has … Continue reading

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Five qualities of a digital leader

I was following a couple of conferences today through the Twitter hashtags. Both were discussing the role, benefits and issues related to social media. Among the subjects and questions was an interesting one that got me thinking. It was whether … Continue reading

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A window into the communication industry

I joined the Twitterchat #smxchat tonight when the discussion was about transparency and integrity. A thorny subject for a Tuesday evening but one that is well worthy of an hour conversation or even a blog. It is still a surprise … Continue reading

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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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