Category Archives: PR

Language, confidence and self-belief  – the path to the boardroom 

I had to pull myself up for how my language was impacting on people earlier this week. The words were unwittingly creating an unhelpful impression and I suddenly started to see the impact it was having. Today I was working … Continue reading

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A spot of turbulence

Life is a lot of fun. It is exciting and busy. It has great opportunities and things to enjoy. But it can also be very hard, difficult, complex, challenging and tough. So how do we make sure that we can … Continue reading

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So you are a head of comms

I have been interested in the discussion taking place in the last few days about the role of the head of communications. There has been an issue raised about how hard being the most senior communication person in an organisation … Continue reading

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A time to grow

After more than two weeks trying to get over a horrible virus I am finally starting to feel better. It has meant I can start to look to the year ahead and some predictions of what may be ahead. It … Continue reading

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Wanted: someone to PR things

I expect that most of us haven’t looked at our job description recently unless we had a performance review or appraisal. If we do dust it off and have a look what does it say about our role and the … Continue reading

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Spread some magic

If you haven’t seen the story on the news today about the young Afghan Lionel Messi fan then I recommend that you review it (http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/38314000). It was a really heart-warming story that demonstrated the more positive side of football than … Continue reading

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Am I a work junkie?

The end of the year is approaching and after the Christmas festivities are over we will be racing towards the end of the financial year. It is a time of reflection and that is what is on my mind. I … Continue reading

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