Category Archives: social media

Get out of the office and listen

We all think that in the world today we are more connected than at ever before and to some extent that is true. It is easy now to share information and updates across the world at the touch of a … Continue reading

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Plan in peacetime

I was part of a discussion about ‘fake news’ at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) North West event last night. One of the other speakers the esteemed Steve Kuncewicz made the point that you need to prepare for … Continue reading

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Talking it through

In case you missed it today is Time to Talk day which aims to encourage people to be open about mental health issues. If you have read any of my blogs, particularly during the past 12 months, you will know … Continue reading

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The day after 

When I was growing up Boxing Day was always the time to really get to grips with my presents. I could try things out and play with each in turn. There was a great feeling of satisfaction in doing that … Continue reading

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Uniquely the same

We all value the fact that we are different. We are all unique with a history and range of experiences that help to define who we are. For many people when they are young they are desperately trying to show … Continue reading

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The third phase of social media

I had an interesting day at a discussion about policing and the use of technology. My contribution was discussing social media, the benefits, the challenges and what the future holds. It is a subject that I have been involved with … Continue reading

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A special Christmas message

A friend of mine was questioning whether in the modern world of social media and instant connection we really needed to keep the tradition of sending Christmas cards. I can see the logic. We are able to connect with each … Continue reading

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