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Holiday lessons for work

On Friday night it feels the right time to reflect on what I have learnt this week. It has been a great week as I have been on holiday and have had the chance to rest and recharge my batteries. … Continue reading

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Understand the comms team

Those in the know have said that Steve Jobs read all the press release issued by Apple. It may sound as if that is obsessive behaviour for a CEO but there is more to it than that. In the early … Continue reading

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A sixth PR personality type

I read an interesting article today about the top five PR personality types by Chris Norton which outlined them as creative, plate-spinner, eternal optimist, networking extraordinaire and trend chaser. (http://influence.cipr.co.uk/2016/07/26/top-five-personalty-types-pr-people/) I think it misses one really key type that every … Continue reading

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Move fast but with a plan

I was reading an article today that was discussing the value of apps to share immediate messages in a crisis. The writer questioned why it had taken so long for the French authorities to share messages this way, particularly as … Continue reading

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Are you good enough?

From a very young age we learn to put ourselves down and not to appear too confident in our own abilities. If we are bright at school we try to play it down so that it doesn’t create any unnecessary … Continue reading

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Value those experiences

How many times have you bought something in a bid to cheer yourself up? I often say I need a bit of retail therapy when I am feeling low. So, I was interested to read an article today that said … Continue reading

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Now or tomorrow?

In the past couple of days some friends have had very sad news to share. They have had life changing issues to contend with. It has made me contemplate a few things about what I am doing and what I … Continue reading

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