Category Archives: work

Mood music

I see this morning in the news that Boots are being criticised for the wording used on a promotion. It appears to support the use of plastic at a time when people are becoming increasingly concerned about the impact of … Continue reading

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A moment of clarity

This has been an exceptionally busy year and an unbelievable couple of months which have created huge demands on the team. I have been caught up in things and work has become even more critical to my life. Now I … Continue reading

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Am I dreaming?

I have written many times about my love of the communication and PR industry. It is a creative business that at its best can help people and improve lives. After reaching the milestone of more than 20 years I still … Continue reading

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Watching the clock

I have done a lot of travelling this week which means thinking time mainly on one of many long train journeys. It has been an opportunity to reflect on a few things including where I am in life. I am … Continue reading

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Getting Chartered a year onĀ 

Just over a year I did something scary and challenging. I stepped into the unknown with a clear destination in my mind. In early June 2016 I spent a day attempting to demonstrate I have the skills and knowledge to … Continue reading

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Reflecting on six months work

Six months ago I was in a reflective mood at the start of 2017. It is a time when many people are outlining their New Year resolutions and looking at what they can predict for the future. The topic was … Continue reading

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Challenging times

There is an interesting piece of research that has been released by VMA earlier this week. It is taken from discussions with many Chief Executives about what they are expecting from their head of communication. I would recommend reading it … Continue reading

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