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Personal resilience in a challenging world

If you have read any of my blogs you will know that the importance of resilience and finding ways to survive the challenges of modern life are things that are very important to me. As I have grown older they … Continue reading

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Expect the unexpected

Life is full of the unpredictable. We never really know what is around the corner and that is a challenge we live with. As communicators, we know that curve balls and the unexpected appear regularly and that is part of … Continue reading

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Is media training dead?

I have watched a number of interviews with people in the past few days mainly with sportspeople. Clearly there are quite a few who have not had any kind of training in dealing with an interview. When they have something … Continue reading

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What is in a name?

First we had Marathon which became Snickers, then we had Oil of Ulay that became Oil of Olay and of course Windscale became Sellafield. Over the years some big brands and locations have found it useful to change their name. … Continue reading

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Keep moving with fewer words

There was an interesting article I found today that talked about how Channel 4 News had grown its Facebook audience from 5 million to 200 million in just 18 months. One of the key elements was that it stopped focusing … Continue reading

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Climbing the career ladder

Around 12 months ago I was writing about my first day at work as I looked forward to welcoming our first social media apprentice. A year later and a lot of words, work and fun later she graduated from her … Continue reading

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Three words on happiness

There is an interesting trend on Twitter today where Richard Osman who co-presents the quiz show Pointless has asked people to provide details of what makes them happy. It isn’t that straightforward, as people have to do it in only … Continue reading

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