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Getting Chartered a year on 

Just over a year I did something scary and challenging. I stepped into the unknown with a clear destination in my mind. In early June 2016 I spent a day attempting to demonstrate I have the skills and knowledge to … Continue reading

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Time to say thank you

This has been a tough year and a tough few months. We have witnessed horrific scenes and seen pain and suffering. My heart goes out to all the families and people who have been affected by the incidents. We have … Continue reading

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A passion for what we do 

A year ago I wrote these words “We may not have big budgets or huge teams but we have something more important – a passion for what we do.” It was in relation to a question about the challenges and … Continue reading

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Remember public sector communicators

I was interested to read the highlights of the State of the Profession survey results published today by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). In particular there were some trends identified within public sector communication that were highlighted by … Continue reading

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So you are a head of comms

I have been interested in the discussion taking place in the last few days about the role of the head of communications. There has been an issue raised about how hard being the most senior communication person in an organisation … Continue reading

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A moment that lasts

I have worked with many people over the years. There are some that I am still in touch with and others that have become memories. When you work with a team on a daily basis it can feel as though … Continue reading

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Let go and rebuild

When we develop something and we find it works it is an amazing feeling. Being able to get the results you need from an idea you have overseen is extremely positive. We spend a lot of time at work finding … Continue reading

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