Author Archives: amandacomms1

Putting the lens onto contact

I was given the opportunity today to talk at a conference that brought people together to talk about transforming contact centres. It was great to hear about work going on around the country and how organisations are developing how they … Continue reading

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On time or late?

There is one thing that is sure to make me incredibly stressed and that is missing a deadline. When I was at school, college and university I would burn the midnight oil to make sure I handed the essay or … Continue reading

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Plain and simple

I was listening to the news this morning and specifically a discussion about why people don’t change banks and what needs to be done to increase choice for consumers. On the face of it this is a world away from … Continue reading

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Five tips on public speaking

I was listening to one of the men who created TED talks on the radio today. They really are a phenomenon and have become well-known for bringing people in touch with thoughts, ideas and developments. The discussion I heard was … Continue reading

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Say it today

There was a wonderful documentary shown tonight that paid tribute to Victoria Wood and her comic genius. It was great to see some of the best bits from the past years and to realise what she had given to people. … Continue reading

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Hitting the right note

Tonight is the annual assault on the ears that is the Eurovision song contest. I can’t say it is something I look forward to, it isn’t. If it didn’t happen it wouldn’t mean anything to me and I definitely don’t … Continue reading

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One step at a time

It has been a long week and at the end of it I suddenly went into a panic realising the huge amount of things I need to do before Monday. There is an increasing list of both work and home … Continue reading

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