Tag Archives: communication

With a little patience

It may sound very unlikely but I have just finished my first attempt at needlepoint. For those who don’t know this is when you do very small stitches to create an image and it is really labour intensive and time-consuming. … Continue reading

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Reflecting on 14 years

This is quite a momentous time. It is 14 years this week since I became an employee of Greater Manchester Police and took up a senior management position in the then Press and PR department. A lot has changed since … Continue reading

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Communication by numbers

When we are busy and have a lot to do being able to rely on simple processes and systems can be helpful. It speeds things up and means we can stop thinking and just follow the 1, 2, 3 and … Continue reading

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Banishing the celebrity criminals

The pages of the newspapers are full of stories about criminals and those that have done wrong in some way. It seems we all like to read about their activities, probably because it makes us feel superior in some way. … Continue reading

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Social media heroes or villains?

For all of it the key is reputation. When we post anything on social media it has the potential to either enhance or damage our reputation. Continue reading

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In support of the BBC

I have waded through the very long document that is aiming to prompt discussion about the future of the BBC. It was a challenge to go through the many pages dissecting the organisation and its output but I felt as … Continue reading

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Value the specialist

I felt compelled to write a blog today because of a number of recent events. There are many professions that exist and many professionals that are undertaking them every day of the week. The reasons they are known as professions … Continue reading

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