Category Archives: PR

Reflecting on six months work

Six months ago I was in a reflective mood at the start of 2017. It is a time when many people are outlining their New Year resolutions and looking at what they can predict for the future. The topic was … Continue reading

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A passion for what we do 

A year ago I wrote these words “We may not have big budgets or huge teams but we have something more important – a passion for what we do.” It was in relation to a question about the challenges and … Continue reading

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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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Change and confusion

There is something troubling me and it has been for a while now. It affects all the public sector and is relevant to many businesses. Are we failing our customers and service users in our change communication? All parts of … Continue reading

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A volunteer’s eye view

I have been really interested in the arrival of CIPRnet which I am looking forward to getting to grips with this weekend. The aim of it appears to be to provide information and support the work of the many volunteers … Continue reading

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Have we lost the public?

For many weeks I have been considering a really interesting question. It is one that has relevance to all professional communicators but will not be the subject of much debate or discussion. It is – have we lost the public … Continue reading

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A thorny issue

There is one subject that has been a thorn in the side of communication and PR professionals and that is evaluation. It is something we don’t talk about as much as we should and for many it is like learning … Continue reading

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