Category Archives: learning

Taking a timeout

I have written many times about how difficult life can be and how we need to take care of ourselves to deal with it. Over the past few weeks and months I have felt like I have lost my way … 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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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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One from the bucket list

As a teenage activist there was one place that I longed to visit, see or be linked to and that was the London School of Economics. The famed LSE appeared on University Challenge alongside those Oxbridge institutions. It always had … Continue reading

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A winter’s tale

Today is the winter solstice and for those who don’t know it marks the shortest day of the year. This is the day with the least light and after this the days start to lengthen. For me it is always … 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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Waiting for the call

I don’t do it very often but when I do I really feel under pressure. When I moved into public relations it was the first time that I did it. In the last 10 years I have done it infrequently. … Continue reading

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