Category Archives: communication

Is your communication just wallpaper?

The use of well worn phrases can become as familiar as wallpaper and quickly become ignored by people. Continue reading

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When disaster strikes what matters most?

I hope in the coming weeks this is something that the CIPR and PRCA take up to discuss with members. Continue reading

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When time stopped

There are some events and crises that are so huge they change life forever. This was one of those moments in time. Continue reading

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Be prepared, be crisis ready

Anyone who was in the brownies, guides or similar organisation will remember the motto ‘be prepared’. As a child it didn’t really mean a lot. Life just happened and with very few life experiences there was no concept of what … Continue reading

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Getting to the root of the issue

The Covid-19 pandemic is far from over. I am sure lots of people realise that when they see the infection rates and death toll each day. But the impact of it can be seen in our towns and villages. The … Continue reading

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Still remembering the faces

After 20 years in police communication I am always drawn to any relevant news stories and was drawn into the #screensaver hashtag that I noticed this morning. It relates to Derbyshire Police using images of murder victims as screensavers to … Continue reading

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A message to prospective freelancers

Many people I speak to have found themselves wanting to make a change in their lives having found themselves considering things during the pandemic and lockdowns. The past two years have reminded us all how short and uncertain life is and we never know what may be around the corner. So, we need to make changes now and not accept what we don’t want. Continue reading

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Learning to be resilient

Have you ever had that feeling when you wake up and within a few minutes want to go straight back to bed? There have been a few days recently when I have been ‘out of sorts’ as they would have … Continue reading

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Crisis, communication and Covid-19

But it does surprise me that when asked about what they expect to be focused on in the times ahead we resort back to PR campaigns. Continue reading

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12 lessons from 12 years of Twitter

Don’t post in anger, frustration or too quickly. I stay off social media when I am in a negative mindset as it will always end badly. Continue reading

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