Category Archives: communication

Language, confidence and self-belief  – the path to the boardroom 

I had to pull myself up for how my language was impacting on people earlier this week. The words were unwittingly creating an unhelpful impression and I suddenly started to see the impact it was having. Today I was working … Continue reading

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Excuse me could you blow into this

There are few events that I come across at work that surprise me anymore. After 18 years working in police communication roles I have experienced quite a bit both good and bad. But earlier this week I was stunned by … Continue reading

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So you are a head of comms

I have been interested in the discussion taking place in the last few days about the role of the head of communications. There has been an issue raised about how hard being the most senior communication person in an organisation … Continue reading

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A time to grow

After more than two weeks trying to get over a horrible virus I am finally starting to feel better. It has meant I can start to look to the year ahead and some predictions of what may be ahead. It … Continue reading

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Achievements not resolutions

It is the first day of 2017 and I could have easily said today of all days would be one where I don’t blog. After all I have just completed a massive challenge of blogging every day throughout 2016. But … Continue reading

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What do you think?

I can see the finishing line in sight. After well over 300 blogs that I have written every day during 2016 I have only a handful left. Once I reach the 31 December I will have successfully completed my year … Continue reading

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Wanted: someone to PR things

I expect that most of us haven’t looked at our job description recently unless we had a performance review or appraisal. If we do dust it off and have a look what does it say about our role and the … Continue reading

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