Category Archives: ideas

Challenging times

There is an interesting piece of research that has been released by VMA earlier this week. It is taken from discussions with many Chief Executives about what they are expecting from their head of communication. I would recommend reading it … Continue reading

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What makes me happy

Tomorrow is International Day of Happiness. You may want to dismiss it as just another gimmicky celebration day following from the recent Pie Week and Toast Day. I see it slightly differently. At a time when we are all under … Continue reading

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Positive impressions last

It is easy to take things for granted. It is even easier to take people for granted. If you look back through your life there will have been contacts with lots and lots of people. There are a few within … Continue reading

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The end of the road 

Today is not just the end of 2016 it is also the end of my ‘a year in blogs’ challenge. There have been times when I didn’t think I would make it and in the past two weeks when I … Continue reading

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So similar it is different

I had a chance to speak to a great group of young apprentices today about communication, public relations and social media. It is always a chance to reflect on what we do, what has been achieved and where we could … Continue reading

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A panoramic view

Working in communication roles is a massive challenge and yet many of us still do it and more than that we enjoy doing it. Why is this when the pressure is huge and the demands are ever increasing? There are … Continue reading

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Just when I needed it most

As I was walking out of the house this morning I turned to pick up a bag and felt my back muscles go into spasm. It was very uncomfortable and has been lurking and threatening to go for the past … Continue reading

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