Tag Archives: communication

How friendships are forged

A good friend of mine got me thinking yesterday about what makes friendship and how we make¬†those connections with other people. For many of us there are lots of acquaintances we have or people we know but only a few … Continue reading

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Six elements of resilience

I have talked about one subject a number of times this week, and it is something that I think is underrated. In a fast moving world where things keep changing there is a huge amount of pressure. If we are … Continue reading

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Creativity and leadership

The subject of leadership was being much discussed during my day. I was interested to listen to a talk by Drew Povey who is the headteacher of Harrop Fold School, in Little Hulton. It was great to hear the views … Continue reading

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Robot speechwriters?

There was a fascinating story today about robots being able to write political speeches based on an algorithm developed by researchers at the University of¬†Massachusetts that I happened across today. It was an interesting look at artificial intelligence and according … Continue reading

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Stepping into different shoes

It has been a tough week at work. Unfortunately due to a variety of circumstances beyond our control we ended up being extremely short staffed. So much so that it led to me going back to my roots and working … Continue reading

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I want to tell you a story

There have been a number of times this week where the subject of telling stories has come into the conversation. When I say this I mean that human beings are natural story tellers and it has been a feature of … Continue reading

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Death watch beetle? Just say no

I was involved in a webinar today which was an interesting discussion about engaging content. There was lots to talk about but one of the thorny communication issues emerged during the conversation – that of posters. Posters are one of … Continue reading

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