4 lessons for crisis communication

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“I wish they’d communicate directly with us and tell us what they’re doing,” said the volunteer in her high-vis jacket, desperately trying to co-ordinate the efforts to help the wretched residents of her village as they were flooded out of their homes. This was something I spotted some years ago, at a time when there was serious flooding in Somerset. …

3 communication lessons from dancing

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Strictly Come Dancing is about to return to our screens here in the UK. For many people, it’s the perfect autumn TV show, with glitz and glamour to brighten the shorter days. Dance has always been part of my life. As a young child, I went to dancing classes. As a teenager and young adult I loved going to nightclubs. …

5 charities that changed my life

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As a comms and strategy specialist for not-for-profit organisations, charities are a big part of my life. I want to make a positive difference in the world and helping organisations with a vision of a kinder world to communicate well is my way of doing that. This blog celebrates the difference that charities have made to my life. Cancer Research …

Summer communications and how to handle them

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Summer can be a funny time for organisational communication in most workplaces. At any given time, many colleagues will be away on holiday and those who are in the office may find themselves covering more work than usual. And for some teams, such as the admissions teams at universities for example, August is the exact opposite of quiet – peak …

3 vital elements for team communication

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Last week my family and I were lucky enough to go and see the England Lionesses football team play at the Euros. It was a fantastic experience! It always is when you watch your country’s national side and feel part of the extended ‘team’ in the stadium. When watching football matches, I’m always fascinated by the way the players communicate …