10 great communications from 2017

browningyork Guest post, Inspiration, Resource article

I spend my working life helping my charity and education clients to improve their communications, solving their problems by motivating their audiences to take actions. To celebrate the end of another year where effective communication has again proved a powerful tool for many, I asked some lovely people I know to tell me which communications they have enjoyed in 2017. …

The art of communication

browningyork Communication audiences, Communication lessons, Easter, General communication

At the weekend I was lucky enough to go along to a painting class with the wonderful Jane from Be In Art. For some time now I’ve been looking for a class like this, so when I saw this one via a tweet from a friend, I jumped at the chance to go along. Jane’s home studio is a wonderful, …

What will you be reading today? #WorldBookDay

browningyork Browning York News, General communication, Inspiration, Story-telling

**spoiler alert** This piece contains a reference to something that happens in the book ‘Anne of Green Gables’ by L M Montgomery. If you haven’t read it yet and you don’t want your enjoyment spoiled, look away now! Today is World Book Day. It’s a day to celebrate authors, illustrators, books and, most importantly, reading. It happens every year and …

How I help my clients put together communication strategies and plans

browningyork Communication audiences, Communication lessons, Engagement, General communication, Leadership communication, Planning

We’ve all heard the old cliché “Failing to plan is planning to fail”. Personally I’ve always found it a bit smug, but like most clichés, there is a truth at the heart of it. Regular readers of this blog will know that it has become my mission in life to inspire organisations to be more strategic and planned in their …

No such thing as right or wrong communication

browningyork Collaboration, General communication, Inspiration, Planning

This morning I attended a local networking session, the Woodley Business Club, for the second time – I had enjoyed the first session so much last month that I wanted to go along again. I have lived in the town of Woodley for 12 years, but only discovered that it has a thriving business community last year. It’s a great …