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The Ethical Side of Listening

***Guest Blog by Kirk Hazlett Adjunct Professor of Communication at The University of Tampa.*** Listening, in its simplest form, is the act of receiving information and, ideally, taking a corresponding action. For those of us in the communication profession, and … Continue reading

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Why they were the hardest words

I have made it past my 10th anniversary of blogging and have no plans to stop any time soon. During the week I have marked the moment by picking my 10 stand out blogs from the past decade. Today (Sunday … Continue reading

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10 years, still learning

There have been some critical moments in my life that have shaped me and the way I view the world. Many of those moments feature in blogs.  Continue reading

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A Decade in Blogs

Next week marks my 10th anniversary of this Amandacomms blog. When I started it on 15 July 2010 I could never have imagined where I would be today, or that I would still be blogging. So to mark this moment … Continue reading

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Take Back Control

**Guest Blog by Sandra Edwards of Sandra Edwards Consulting** Over the last three months it’s felt like we have lost control of life. Things that we took for granted were suddenly out of reach and dictates from the government were … Continue reading

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Here to help and share

We are entering week three of the ‘lockdown’ or social distancing measures whatever you would like to call it. It seems now that every aspect of life has been touched by what we are going through. Strangely some things are … Continue reading

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365 days later

A year ago I wrote an article for PR Week looking at the predictions for 2018 and it is interesting to reflect now and assess what happened. When I wrote it I was still trying to come to terms with … Continue reading

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It was nine years ago today

Nine years ago on this day I was taking my first tentative steps into social media. I established my Twitter account @amandacomms and wondered what lay ahead. It was a very different time in 2009. I had been a head … Continue reading

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The last door

As you are preparing the Christmas festivities and opening the last door of the advent calendar I thought it was time to reflect on what I have learnt during Advent. Firstly, I believe I know what the true spirit of … Continue reading

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Tales of the unexpected

I set off to work for the usual Monday at work thinking I knew exactly what was going to happen. We all benefit from some stability in our lives and more so now in such turbulent times. Of course the … Continue reading

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