Category Archives: work

The reason why

People go to work for all kinds of reasons and get many different things from the experience. All are equally valid whether it is to put food on the table or to help others it doesn’t matter. These things are … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in challenge, communication, crime, police, policing, PR, work | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More that unites

I was nervous and apprehensive about attending my first PRCA Council meeting this week. It was stepping into the unknown which is always slightly stressful and uncomfortable. The room would be full of people from all areas of the PR … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in challenge, communication, PR, prca, work | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Reflections on the challenge of resilience

Two years ago today while I was at the start of my a blog a day challenge I wrote about the importance of developing resilience. (https://amandacomms1.wordpress.com/2016/01/29/six-elements-of-resilience) I wanted to look back from this position of facing eight months when I … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in challenge, communication, crisis communication, PR, resilience, work | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Time to stand tall

I started this blog a week ago but with so much going on to challenge my thinking it has taken until now before I felt able to finish it. We are heading into another year and I have been reading … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in challenge, communication, PR, tweet, work | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

No fluff here

So yesterday The Sun saw fit to publish an article attacking public sector communicators. It was the usual from a Freedom of Information request that will have been sent to all police forces, local authorities and NHS bodies. We get … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in CIPR, communication, emergency services, PR, prca, work | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Tears, trauma and support – what 2017 brought

It feels like the time is right for me to review what 2017 has brought me and how it leaves me for the coming year. This has been a rollercoaster year and is split in two halves. My year started … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in challenge, Chartered Institute of Public Relations, CIPR, communication, crisis communication, manchester, PR, prca, work | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Clocking on

It was very quiet on the roads today as I think a lot of people were starting their Christmas holidays. For those who were busy working and in the office it was a little frustrating. On the one hand it … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in emergency services, flexibility, police, policing, work | Tagged , , | Leave a comment