Author Archives: amandacomms1

Who are the audience?

I met an amazing man today, Stephen who produces articles for the Talking Newspapers which provide national and local news for the blind and visually-impaired. He provides a valuable service and one that I am sure lots of organisations don’t … Continue reading

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Finding a balance

When we are facing the pressure from work it can be easy to forget the important things in life – family, home and the key relationships in our lives. Most people spend a considerable percentage of their day at work … Continue reading

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Dare to be different

All organisations have a culture. This can be positive or can be negative, but in reality it is probably a bit of both. It is easy to blame the ills of the organisation on ‘culture’ when in reality it is … Continue reading

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The joy of living

I had the opportunity to go back to my childhood today when I joined my nephew to celebrate his ninth birthday. It is always fun, frantic and full on when I spend time with him. The time involves lots of … Continue reading

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You can’t please all the people

We all want to be liked, or do we? There is a lot of research about how we are all craving acceptance from society and our peers. It means we spend a lot of time trying to ‘fit in’ and … Continue reading

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Ask, listen and don’t instruct

It seems we are no longer talking about internal communication but now the focus is on employee engagement. Unfortunately, the speed of change in the approach is not being mirrored within many organisations. Even when employee engagement gets mentioned the … Continue reading

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Facing loss but feeling gratitude

This week has been a tough one both personally and publicly. It has been tainted by sadness but also has made me grateful for what I have been lucky enough to experience. At the moment I may be feeling the … Continue reading

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