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15 years of learning

It has been a week to reflect, amid the turmoil of another busy time in work. I have had a chance to review the events from the past 15 years within my current role. Throughout the week I have looked … Continue reading

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Commitment, cake and colleagues

It is the people that can make an organisation. For me, who you work with is important to whether you are just going through the motions or you are able to really get involved and enjoy what you do. Over … Continue reading

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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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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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Who would be a head of comms?

I often wonder why I do the job I do, particularly when things are not working out as I would like them to, or when the pressure really grows. I am sure people who know me will have heard me … Continue reading

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Creativity and not cash

I am very careful with money. At work I refuse to spend money and would rather find creative ways to get results. Some years ago, before the financial crisis, there was a significant amount of money that was available for … Continue reading

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