Solving motivation & productivity problems

browningyork Charity, Communication lessons, General communication, University, Voluntary sector

This is the second in my series about how to solve problems at your organisation by improving your communication. Until next time Sarah Other articles in this series: Solving process problems through effective communication Reducing silo-working The perils of no communication The link between fundraising and communication

4 steps for good communication when collaborating

browningyork Collaboration, Communication lessons, General communication, Public sector, Voluntary sector

Collaborating with other organisations can be a great way to get more done. I went to the AGM of the local business community partnership organisation, Connect Reading, this morning and it was interesting to hear about some exciting plans to bring together charity, public and private sector organisations for projects that will make a significant positive difference to the lives …

Audience insight – where to get it and what to do with it

browningyork Communication audiences, Communication lessons, General communication, Public sector

Last week I attended the Public Sector Communications Conference. It was a great day, with really interesting speakers and useful conversations with my fellow delegates to develop ideas further. It was the sort of day where you go home with a spring in your step and ideas buzzing round your head! As you might expect, there were distinct themes that …

Effective, planned communication solves problems

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After taking the 6 week summer holiday off to spend time with my daughter, this week I’m getting back into the swing of things. One of my first tasks was to order some new business cards, as I have several conferences and networking events coming up this month. I haven’t ordered new ones for a very long time and so …

Presenting with confidence – where to start

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So far this year I have presented to groups large and small about how to communicate effectively with their target audiences. These sessions have ranged from a large presentation to 70 people at a sector conference to smaller, targeted workshops for teams of 15 people and an information session for 15-17-year-olds on a citizenship scheme. I really enjoy presenting and …