Retro post: what’s your communication preference?

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Five years ago I published this piece about communication preferences and it’s something I still talk to my clients about today – knowing their audiences’ preferences is a key part of effective communication… In the woods near where I live, the leaves on the trees are now displaying a beautiful array of colours. I always find autumn visually inspiring and …

The art of communication

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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, …

Retro post: 3 things communicators can learn outdoors

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Despite living in an urban area, I am lucky enough to have a beautiful lake and nature reserve just 2 minutes’ walk from my front door. Today, as often, I took my notebook and pens over to the lake and spent a productive couple of hours working away in the sunshine. It is a wonderful way to work and reminded …

3 things communicators can learn from the great outdoors

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I often choose to work outdoors, relishing the fresh air in my lungs and the feeling of space around me. Obviously, I don’t mean that I have become a landscape gardener or a tree surgeon – letting me loose with a chainsaw or strimmer would be a mistake for all concerned – but instead of sitting indoors at a desk, …