Learning about leadership comms from #LCFC

browningyork Communication lessons, Engagement, Leadership communication, Story-telling

I had planned to write today about leadership communication. That’s a big topic and I hadn’t quite decided which particular aspect I was going to focus on. Should it be the importance of harnessing your leaders’ personal style? Should it be the rise of ‘wonky comms’ and the need for comms professionals to facilitate leaders’ communication without actually doing it …

New ideas from #charitymeetup

browningyork Charity, Collaboration, General communication, Inspiration

Who inspires you? What new skill would you like to learn? If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would it be? What legacy do you want people to remember about you? These are just some of the questions I found myself answering on a dark Thursday evening last week. Not your average winter night out, but no less …

3 things I love about my job

browningyork Charity, Communication lessons, Education, Inspiration, University

As a freelance communication specialist, I’m lucky enough to work with fascinating teams and for amazing organisations. Although all my work shares a communications theme, there is plenty of variety in the detail of my projects that is enjoyable and rewarding. Recently I’ve been reflecting on some of the most enjoyable, fun and proud moments I get to be involved …

My journey – Instow to Westward Ho!

browningyork Charity, General communication, Inspiration, Story-telling

Last week I joined my friend, Morwhenna, for a sponsored walk in North Devon. The days I spent with her were just part of a longer 3-week journey she is undertaking from Brecon in Wales to Morwenstow in Cornwall, raising funds and awareness for The Stroke Association. Having had a stroke herself at the age of 12, it is a …

5 Tips for communicating dry subjects

browningyork Communication audiences, Communication lessons, General communication, Inspiration

How to make a dry subject more interesting? That’s a question I’m pondering at the moment, as I’m working with a procurement team. They are lovely, hard-working experts in their field who are striving to do their best for their organisation every day – but by their own admission, their subject matter isn’t at the top of anyone’s must read …