Category Archives: development

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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At the heart of the matter

Effective communication needs to be at the heart of any organisation or business. We would say that we are professional communicators but that is exactly why we can say that. Communicators have a unique position and can see across the … Continue reading

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25 years in the making

This has been a really busy week for me and I have enjoyed it mainly because of the chance to share experiences and learning. I sometimes forget that I have been working in communication roles for almost a quarter of … Continue reading

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A date with developmentĀ 

There are very few jobs that you join and then never receive any additional training. If you are entering a profession then your development would be seen as an essential part of your work. So why in communication and PR … Continue reading

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Watching the clock

I have done a lot of travelling this week which means thinking time mainly on one of many long train journeys. It has been an opportunity to reflect on a few things including where I am in life. I am … Continue reading

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