Tag Archives: public relations

Holiday lessons for work

On Friday night it feels the right time to reflect on what I have learnt this week. It has been a great week as I have been on holiday and have had the chance to rest and recharge my batteries. … Continue reading

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Understand the comms team

Those in the know have said that Steve Jobs read all the press release issued by Apple. It may sound as if that is obsessive behaviour for a CEO but there is more to it than that. In the early … Continue reading

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A sixth PR personality type

I read an interesting article today about the top five PR personality types by Chris Norton which outlined them as creative, plate-spinner, eternal optimist, networking extraordinaire and trend chaser. (http://influence.cipr.co.uk/2016/07/26/top-five-personalty-types-pr-people/) I think it misses one really key type that every … Continue reading

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Fascinating lives

Yesterday my blog was inspired by listening to an interview with writer and illustrator Judith Kerr and tonight I was fascinated by a documentary about the life of Tove Jansson who was the creator of the Moomins. She lived an … Continue reading

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Interest and intrigue

The past 10 days have been momentous for many reasons and we look like there is still more interest and intrigue ahead. Today I read with interest a blog by noted communicator Bob Leaf that featured on the CIPR website. … Continue reading

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In the hot seat

When was the last time you were quizzed about your job and what you do? When was the last time that you had to explain your strategic approach and how that is translated into tactical activity? As a communicator when … Continue reading

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Keeping the wheels turning

I took my car in for a service today. It sounds dull but it is really important to keep it working at its best. I needed to have a specialist check it over and maintain the key parts as well … Continue reading

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