Tag Archives: PR

New skills, new friends and a bit of vegan fun

I have been trying to develop my knowledge of vegan cooking during the past year or so. It is really quite a challenge to understand what you can eat and how things can be replaced to make a recipe vegan. … Continue reading

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Making a difference

I have written many times of my respect for the emergency services and the people who may have to put themselves into the face of danger on a daily basis. It is not something I could do and I am … Continue reading

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Look up and beyond

When we are busy it is easy to get focused on the task in hand and getting to the desired outcome. It is something I know I do on a regular basis. I have a job to deal with and … Continue reading

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What are you saying?

How often do we check that what we think we said was actually what the other person heard? I imagine for most people the answer would be we don’t, we just assume that they have understood what we were saying. … 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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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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