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Would you be caught on camera?

This is a bit of a late night blog after doing an evening shift. Why was I in the office so late? It was linked to the documentary currently showing the work of the Serious Sexual Offences Unit – The … Continue reading

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Roll with the changes

I am just sitting down with a cup of tea after a really fast and furious weekend. This is the time to sit back and reflect on what has been a busy but enjoyable couple of days. When I was … Continue reading

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Train, train and train again.

“Haven’t you learnt how to ride yet then,” is often said when I say to people I am having a riding lesson. Today I had a lesson as I have every few weeks since I first had my own horse … Continue reading

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Flexibility or a rigid schedule? You decide.

I missed this story from earlier this month where Sir Cary Cooper professor of organisational psychology and health at Lancaster University said emails were making people less productive. On reading a bit more (check out the link if you want to http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-32622224) … Continue reading

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The value of staff

Another interesting day this time discussing employee engagement and the broad subject of internal communication. The workshop organised by the PRCA was attended by a wide range of people in-house and agency, internal communication specialist and communicators. There were some … Continue reading

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We can be heroes

A week ago I blogged about my concerns of taking part in the Commshero conference in Manchester. Last night I had a nightmare about my appalling presentation that was of no interest to anyone. Well, despite all these concerns I … Continue reading

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Reputation management – three points to remember

This evening I took part in an interesting small business Twitterchat which this week was discussing how to deal with attacks on your reputation. Every Tuesday night at 9pm (BST) an increasing group of small companies and individuals in business get … Continue reading

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