The comms blog

Guest post: How communication can empower us through change

I’m delighted to welcome charity leadership and change specialist, Caroline Doran, as my first guest of 2020. It is a cliche but true that the only thing we can be certain of these days is change. Here, Caroline talks about how getting communication right at times of change can be hugely empowering for all concerned. … Read more

10 tips from the public sector comms conference

Yesterday I attended the public sector comms conference and came away with my head buzzing with ideas. It was a packed agenda, with speakers from a whole range of organisations, and sessions covering a variety of topics. A key theme was using effective communication to support behaviour change and here are some takeaways from the … Read more

Communication in an ever-changing world

Change communication seems to be featuring even more regularly in my professional life than usual at the moment. It has been true for a long time that whilst I often hear people saying things like “here we go again, we’ve seen all this before, it’ll be better when the change stops”, change has become an … Read more

The missing message in change communication

Change is everywhere you look. It is a fact of life in our fast-paced world and organisations are experiencing change on a large and small scale every day. Effective communication is a key part of ensuring that your change programme works and that your people are involved, engaged and motivated. I recently wrote a LinkedIn … Read more