Category Archives: ideas

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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Success or failure?

Everyone wants to be a winner. We all want to achieve success in what we do and to be making a real difference by the activity. As professional communicators this desire to be right all the time, and to take … Continue reading

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The final leg

The end of September is upon us today and if you are interested it is also a black moon tonight. We are reaching three quarters of the way through 2016 and as well as wondering where the time has gone … Continue reading

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People who need people

This week has had one common theme so far – the importance of people. You could argue that is something that features in every week and you would be right. But in the last few days there have been a … Continue reading

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The wood or the trees

We have all had those days when we can’t see the wood for the trees. The days when all the little things now look like big things with a large amount of work attached and deadlines looming. These are the … Continue reading

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What’s the big idea?

People can be very proficient at their job, they can be skilled and they can have knowledge and experience. One thing though is essential for all communication professionals and that is the ability to have, share and develop ideas. Without … Continue reading

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A message from the past

I received an email out of the blue this morning which blew my mind. Back in January this year I wrote a note to myself and I have to say I forgot all about it until it appeared in my inbox. … Continue reading

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Battling the September blues

It is feeling decidedly autumnal today. This time of year can feel quite depressing with rain, cold and dark nights looming up on us. September doesn’t have the shine of summer or the excitement of winter. It is a test … Continue reading

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Catch the next big idea

I was listening to the radio on my way home tonight when the programme referenced a comment from Malcolm Gladwell in the book Tipping Point. It was about ideas being like viruses. So I did a bit of searching and … Continue reading

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Keep moving with fewer words

There was an interesting article I found today that talked about how Channel 4 News had grown its Facebook audience from 5 million to 200 million in just 18 months. One of the key elements was that it stopped focusing … Continue reading

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