Tag Archives: learning

100 days of learning (part 2)

It is now 100 days since lockdown happened in the UK and like many people this time has challenged my thinking, made me questioned my approach to things, and encouraged me to look differently at what I do. It is … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in challenge, communication, Covid-19, crisis communication, learning, PR, resilience, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

100 days of learning (part 1)

Next week we will reach 100 days since the start of lockdown in March. It has been an unusual and at times surreal experience to have first been forced to stay home and then later to have restrictions on life. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in challenge, communication, Covid-19, learning, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Five things 2018 gave me

It is the last day of 2018 and a time to look back as well as forward to the 12 months ahead. I have long refused to do the New Years resolution thing but I do want to reflect on … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in communication, happiness, learning | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

One from the bucket list

As a teenage activist there was one place that I longed to visit, see or be linked to and that was the London School of Economics. The famed LSE appeared on University Challenge alongside those Oxbridge institutions. It always had … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in communication, learning, PR | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

25 years in the making

This has been a really busy week for me and I have enjoyed it mainly because of the chance to share experiences and learning. I sometimes forget that I have been working in communication roles for almost a quarter of … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in #blogtober, communication, development, learning, PR, work | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A four-legged thank you

I feel compelled to blog tonight about one of the most important things in my life and that is having animal companions. I can’t remember a time in my life when animals have not been part of it.  Today my … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in happiness, kindness, learning | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in challenge, communication, happiness, PR, work | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in #ayearinblogs, challenge, communication, crisis communication, manchester, media, PR, public, work | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in challenge, communication, evaluation, ideas, PR, work | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Dare to learn

I have watched with interest the coverage from three events run by my old friends at Commshero. The theme of the conferences was ‘dare to fail’ which was an interesting subject. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend but the idea … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in #ayearinblogs, commshero, communication, conferences, learning | Tagged , , | Leave a comment