The comms blog

What if… leaders prioritise kindness?

This month I am delighted to bring to you a ‘What If’ blog piece from communications manager, Nafisa Shafiq. She shares a personal experience of kindness from a manager and talks us through actions that leaders can take to prioritise kindness. It was 9.47 on Saturday morning when I heard my phone ring. I was … Read more

Guest post: 3 tools to improve communication in your organisation

My guest this month, coach for the self-employed Emma Cossey, shares her favourite communication tools for improving communication between colleagues – if your diary is over-run with unproductive meetings, this is the post for you. “Meetings should be like salt – a spice sprinkled carefully to enhance a dish, not poured recklessly over every forkful. … Read more

Guest post for the Directory of Social Change

Next month I will have the great pleasure of running a session at the Directory of Social Change (DSC) Charity Writing and Communications Training Days 2016. This is the third year I’ve done this and I’m very much looking forward to doing it again – it’s a great opportunity to meet new people from charities … Read more

Guest post: The communications lifecycle of an employee

Thanks to Neil Thompson from employee engagement company, WorkInConfidence, for this guest post. It is well understood that there is a need for a good channel of communications between an organisation and its employees, but have you considered what might be required both before and after any employment? At WorkInConfidence we believe that there is … Read more