Category Archives: development

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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Flying high?

There have been some interesting posts and blogs this week talking about diversity and how critical it is for the communication industry, well for any industry really. I was transfixed by the conversation on Twitter on Tuesday about regional accents … Continue reading

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Saddle up and learn

Learning and developing is essential for us all with whatever we are doing if we are going to improve. Today I spent three hours watching a dressage demonstration with the legend Carl Hester. Don’t worry this isn’t going to be … Continue reading

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A little issue of ethics

Even though I am on a week holiday from work I have still had a few days littered with some key discussions about communication and public relations. The focus has been on ethics and the role communicators should have in … Continue reading

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Back to school

I recently marked two years being a Chartered PR practitioner and it is one of the major achievements in my professional career. I have been committed to my own development for many years. If you think about it if we … Continue reading

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The shape of the PR business

The PRCA launched the latest PR and Communications Census today and it makes for interesting reading. It shows the business is booming and the sector is growing which is all really great news. However, there are also some worrying findings … Continue reading

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47 notes on life

I seem to be hurtling towards my 50th birthday and am still surprised by the fact that in my head I am still mid-20s but that isn’t what I see in the mirror. Today I reached the grand old age … Continue reading

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