Category Archives: crisis communication

Leadership during a crisis

In just seven days we have seen schools close, businesses shut their doors, employees working from home and restrictions on going outside our front door. It is hard to comprehend the enormity of the changes that are taking place to … Continue reading

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No charts or trajectories

In just seven days so much has changed and this time it isn’t just for one of us but for all of us. It is easy to get caught up with financial concerns, frustrations with being confined, and worries about … Continue reading

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One priority for us all

Business and the biggest brands are facing one of the toughest moments in modern life. This is uncharted and unprecedented territory despite all the planning and preparation we may have done. Companies and organisations are facing pressure like they have … Continue reading

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Getting through this together

I imagine like me you have lost count of the amount of times you have heard someone says these are unprecedented times. We all know, they are. Communicators are under significant pressure and we have only made it through week … Continue reading

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Six of the best

A world away from Manchester, England I found myself sat listening to the head of communications for NATO talking about dealing with a crisis this week. It was one of those pinch me moments to make sure I was really … Continue reading

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Right to the top

There is a big discussion that is often had about when and how to use the person at the top of the organisation to do media interviews. Managing the demands on the most senior person in the business is one … Continue reading

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My PR

I wasn’t going to write about the Radio 4 Media Show debate on PR but after mulling over the discussion I feel I must. I will start with a confession that I started my working life as a journalist but … Continue reading

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