The comms blog

Never assume: you know what they say……

…. are you making an ‘ass’ out of ‘you’ and ‘me’? Or at least out of someone you know? Apologies for starting with such directness, but sometimes we need to ask the tough questions. Of course, what I’m really asking is are you making assumptions about people around you and what they mean by the … Read more

Communication training: what does your organisation need?

In theory every employee at an organisation should be able to communicate with others. In our modern, connected world, it is unusual not to communicate with any other human being at all – whether it be chatting to your family over dinner, exchanging views in an online chat forum or simply saying good morning to … Read more

Browning York Ltd is open for business

[getty src=”185233364?et=oUbK_02DSexPH687ST2izw&sig=llYApuUbbXiR2pKy8H9rQnhIDl0c0omrGkqJ5FX6KCA=” width=”463″ height=”370″]After a fabulous summer recharging my batteries, I’m now back in the office and raring to go. Lots of new thoughts, ideas and plans are flying around my head, ready to be honed, perfected and released. These are exciting times! The first thing on the list is to continue my work helping … Read more

Nuts and bolts of effective communication

A few months ago I was asked by the Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) to write a piece for a new series they were developing of practical guides for communicators. As regular readers of this blog will know, I have a passionate belief in the power of effective planning when it comes to communicating well … Read more