Author Archives: amandacomms1

Gold rush to Manchester

We have been captivated by the two weeks of sporting achievement that we have seen in Rio. It has been a chance to see people overcome adversity to win medals and reach the heights. It has given us all an … Continue reading

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Open your eyes

It is very easy for us to get caught up in our own lives, world and activities. These things are the most important to us and so we think about them a lot. I don’t see this as selfish just … Continue reading

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Taking the essentials for granted

There are many things that we take for granted and don’t even notice anymore. In the UK and the developed world we are lucky to not have to think about some of the basic elements to life. When was the … Continue reading

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Personal resilience in a challenging world

If you have read any of my blogs you will know that the importance of resilience and finding ways to survive the challenges of modern life are things that are very important to me. As I have grown older they … Continue reading

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Expect the unexpected

Life is full of the unpredictable. We never really know what is around the corner and that is a challenge we live with. As communicators, we know that curve balls and the unexpected appear regularly and that is part of … Continue reading

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Keeping in balance

There are two sorts of people in this world: those who take life seriously and those that don’t. You may think you can identify which is which but it is often not that easy to recognise. I am often being … Continue reading

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Is media training dead?

I have watched a number of interviews with people in the past few days mainly with sportspeople. Clearly there are quite a few who have not had any kind of training in dealing with an interview. When they have something … Continue reading

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