Category Archives: resilience

Farewell to 2022

This past 12 months has become a marking point what was before and what comes after. Continue reading

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Concern, controversy and crisis – 5 ways for comms to survive Christmas

The key for 2023 and the way forward is going to be flexibility and being able to change and adapt to events. Continue reading

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If you have been affected….

Grieving is like no other emotion I have experienced before. I have realised that I am not only dealing with the huge losses that have happened, but I am realising that my life, my attitudes to things and my thoughts of the future are also changing. It is huge and life changing. Continue reading

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Is this a crisis or just a set of circumstances?

But be clear that what we are experiencing is a crisis. It will, and already is, having a huge impact on people and without action the situation will just get worse. Continue reading

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What do you really mean?

Ensuring that there is a level of consensus about the situation that has occurred is a foundation for communication. Continue reading

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Phew. What a scorcher

For more than a week the weather forecasters and news rooms have been predicting the hot weather. Continue reading

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Crisis communication under review

The world has changed substantially since I was writing the original book in 2019. We have seen a pandemic, war in Europe and a cost of living crisis. Continue reading

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PR at a crossroads

It is clear from the CIPR State of the Profession Report 2022 that we are at a crossroads which may define how things progress in the future. Continue reading

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A few little words

In a busy world it is easy to throw down some words, a phrase or a sentence without really considering what it means, how it looks and most importantly what impact it could have on those connected with the issue Continue reading

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Preparedness – an issue for us all

There were some shocking comments about the current state of resilience in the UK and of preparedness at a national level. Continue reading

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