Category Archives: challenge

A thorny issue

There is one subject that has been a thorn in the side of communication and PR professionals and that is evaluation. It is something we don’t talk about as much as we should and for many it is like learning … Continue reading

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Another day, another thought

What did you do today? Did you go to work? Was time taken up looking after the children, doing family things, or perhaps going shopping? It is so easy for us to get caught up in these day-to-day activities and … Continue reading

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With a little help

I have been watching the response to Prince Harry and William discussing the need to seek help after their mother’s death. It is refreshing to see such high profile people talk about the issue of mental health and well being … Continue reading

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In the spotlight 

There is no doubt that for PR and communication professionals the United Airlines incident will become a much discussed case study. It has cost the company a substantial amount financially and also damaged their reputation. The incident has exposed the … Continue reading

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Five days in my shoes

I rarely treat myself to anything new and that is due mainly to the fact I have some very expensive animals in my life. Trust me, if your child, partner or friend asks you if they should buy a horse … Continue reading

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Six reasons why communication should be part of the productivity debate

I have heard a lot this week about productivity and the need to improve it in the UK. But at no point in any of the interviews has anyone mentioned the role Communication can play. It is easy to focus … Continue reading

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The end of the line for reputation

Reputation has long been a word that is closely linked to both PR and communication activity. Many industry definitions have been focused on protecting and enhancing reputation. But is that really where we should be and in 2017 what is … Continue reading

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