Category Archives: challenge

It’s all about the people

I was interested to read the crisis communication predictions for 2018 in a blog by Jonathan Hemus. (https://insigniacomms.com/2017-crisis-management-predictions-for-2018) He made some interesting points including the issue of readiness for a crisis, the questions about integrity and the future challenges of … Continue reading

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Out of the comfort zone

I have had a number of conversations in the last few days about life and how we make our way through it. We go about our daily business generally within our safe areas. We spend time with the people we … Continue reading

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A thank you and hard work ahead

I had a major surprise today. A few months ago I decided to stand for election to the PRCA Council. It sounded like a great opportunity to discuss the issues affecting the PR and communication industry among representatives from across … Continue reading

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Welcome the festivities

It has been a difficult year. I have lost track of the amount of times I have said or written that in recent weeks. The first of December is the start of advent with calendars, candles and decorations everywhere. So … Continue reading

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An honour and a responsibility 

I am feeling in a reflective mood for many reasons including that we are heading towards the conclusion of 2017. It has made me take stock of a few things and particularly from the past week or so. Last Thursday … Continue reading

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Reports, reconnecting and a thank you card 

I feel in a reflective mood after a busy week with plenty of ups and downs. There have been long days and a distinct lack of sleep. It started on Monday with work related frustrations that drained my energy and … Continue reading

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Bring it into the open

There was a news item today saying that 300,000 people had lost their jobs due to mental illness. That is a really shocking figure. We live in such a stressful world that we have to find better ways of dealing … Continue reading

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