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PR to the rescue

For many years there has been a strained relationship between PR professionals and journalists. The latter feel they are ‘above’ being provided with a story or lines to take and should avoid communicators operating for businesses or organisations. It is … Continue reading

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Positive impressions last

It is easy to take things for granted. It is even easier to take people for granted. If you look back through your life there will have been contacts with lots and lots of people. There are a few within … 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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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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Achievements not resolutions

It is the first day of 2017 and I could have easily said today of all days would be one where I don’t blog. After all I have just completed a massive challenge of blogging every day throughout 2016. But … 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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