3 steps to spring clean your communications

browningyork Communication lessons, General communication

Spring is definitely in the air and today I have been having a spring clean of my home office. I’ve put up new lighter, brighter curtains, tidied away some clutter and put a lovely bunch of flowers on the window sill. I find that I immediately feel more energetic and creative myself, ready to meet the challenges of current and …

Never assume: you know what they say……

browningyork Communication audiences, General communication, Organisational culture

…. 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 things that they say and …

Communication training: what does your organisation need?

browningyork Charity, General communication, Leadership communication, Organisational culture, Training, University

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 the cat (not a human …

Browning York Ltd is open for business

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

[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 a leading university to engage …

Nuts and bolts of effective communication

browningyork Communication audiences, Communication channels, Communication measurement, General communication, Planning

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 and so that’s what I …