What am I going to say?

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This week I’m going to give you my thoughts on the content of effective communications. There are two sides to this – what does your audience want to hear and what do you want to tell them. Let’s start with the first one. You may be thinking, what does it matter what they want to hear, it’s my communication, right? Wrong! …

Are you listening to me?

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Often as an internal communicator in the charity and higher education sectors I find myself needing to communicate with diverse groups of people. From fundraisers to policy makers, from researchers to HR managers, from practice staff to tutors. And many more besides! This is one of the parts of my job that I love best: getting to know and understand …

What a year!

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As we head towards Christmas and the start of a brand new year, the tendency is to look back over the year that is ending and make plans for the one that is coming up. Personally, I have had quite a year! Setting up Browning York Ltd has been a steep learning curve and it has also been a lot …

‘What do you do?’

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Last night I attended a Third Sector networking event, run for York University alumni- https://www.yorkspace.net/page.aspx?pid=749&srctid=1&erid=211709&trid=ab3a2769-3a75-4795-b03b-659b7735a12f. It was the inaugural event and I thoroughly enjoyed it, meeting some lovely and very interesting people all of whom work for or with organisations who want to change the world. As always, it was interesting to see the reactions to the work that I …

Listening

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Great excitement for me this week as I have finally bought myself a netbook computer so that I can make the most of all the time I spend on trains, travelling to and from my clients’ offices. The process of buying it brought me into contact with several sources of communication about these machines and showed me once again how …