Experts speaking at industry events – is knowledge and motivation enough?

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Getting your experts to speak at industry events is a tried and tested way of helping to increase the profile and reputation of your company. As an expert it’s assumed that you know your stuff. If you are suitably motivated, Continue reading Experts speaking at industry events – is knowledge and motivation enough?

You don’t have time to read this…

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You don’t have time to read this blog post and I don’t have time to write it. There is so little time in the day to get all your tasks done, to keep your clients happy and to keep your Continue reading You don’t have time to read this…

8 communications tips from HR and behavioural science

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There is much that communications specialists can learn from HR colleagues. That’s why this week I’m taking my communications inspiration from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The CIPD recently held a conference called Science of Human Behaviour at Continue reading 8 communications tips from HR and behavioural science

7 ways to motivate yourself as a communications pro

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Sometimes it’s hard to get started on a new communications project, for example, a new publication or website. You feel like you’re at the foot of a mountain looking up at the peak. The goal seems far away and hard Continue reading 7 ways to motivate yourself as a communications pro

Never get too comfortable in your communications job

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Feeling comfortable in your communications job is something to aspire to, but get too comfy and you may just wish you hadn’t. If you have worked in a professional communications role for a number of years you may be experiencing Continue reading Never get too comfortable in your communications job

Why losing your copy after your PC crashes is no bad thing

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Your jaw drops, eyes widen and you stare at the blank computer screen in disbelief. You bury your face in your hands. The PC has crashed and the article you just spent all day writing has gone. It’s disappeared for good. And Continue reading Why losing your copy after your PC crashes is no bad thing

How a positive outlook helps you create quality blog content

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Developing blog content is not always about process – it’s also about having a positive outlook. I read a blog post recently about how bloggers can prevent their ‘content well from running dry’. The tips were not bad but I Continue reading How a positive outlook helps you create quality blog content

Writing inspiration from Paddington Bear

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Inspiration for communication can be found in the strangest of places. I almost bumped into a full-size statue of Paddington Bear in central London last week which had been placed in the middle of the street near the Houses of Continue reading Writing inspiration from Paddington Bear