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Six of the best

A world away from Manchester, England I found myself sat listening to the head of communications for NATO talking about dealing with a crisis this week. It was one of those pinch me moments to make sure I was really … Continue reading

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In the right gear

As communicators we can often learn a lot from the way small businesses are operating. Communication doesn’t have to be big, flamboyant and outlandish to be of note. It may be the stuff that historically will win awards but if … Continue reading

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Under pressure

I was in the middle of writing another blog when I felt I had to confront the issue that emerged yesterday and last night. I was shocked to see the photograph of a Lush shop with the comments about police. … Continue reading

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Stop the boardroom debate

Once again the issue of PR as a strategic management function has been raised this time in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) State of the Profession 2018 report published today. The report says “Senior representation for the PR … Continue reading

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Walk a mile in their shoes

Whether you call it internal communication or employee engagement there is one thing that I think is essential. It is important for all forms of communication and that is to understand your audience. There are many ways we try to … Continue reading

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Putting people at the centre

It was interesting to read the vision for policing in 2025 that was published today. There was a lot that I could recognise as work that is currently underway and this includes a significant focus on digital developments. Having a … Continue reading

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Five steps to making the most of Linked In

It never ceases to amaze me that people who can be quite proficient on social networks still fail to exploit the opportunities provided by Linked In. In the past week, I have tried to advise a handful of my colleagues … Continue reading

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