Category Archives: crisis communication

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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Getting your house in order

Winter seems to have suddenly arrived with minus temperatures this morning. For some reason even though it is December next week I have still been ill-prepared. I hadn’t got the right clothes to face freezing temperatures at the stables this … Continue reading

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Showing your metal: Platinum launches

When the opportunity arose to be part of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) crowdsourced book I jumped at the chance to get involved. The end result of months of work coordinated expertly by Stephen Waddington is launched today. … Continue reading

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Widen your horizons

It has been an interesting year with highs and lows. One thing I didn’t expect from 2018 was to make two trips to Norway which is definitely one of the high points. I have to admit to knowing very little … Continue reading

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The reason why

I have had a brief break from blogging due to some issues at home that have required more than my full attention. But just over a week ago I had a conversation that has stayed with me. It was an … Continue reading

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