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Secret diary of a Comms Director…

"I am not an HR professional and I don't want to be. I am a communications professional and as such I align myself with the world of PR not HR. "But I am increasingly seeing HR professionals assuming they are also communications professionals and this is dangerous to confuse." Today I have a g[...]

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A cracking deal to save on internal comms training

Would you like to save 20% off your next internal comms training course? Today I'm offering readers of the All Things IC blog the chance to save when you book one of my Masterclasses. Seeing as it's Easter, here's a cracking deal to help bring new life to your internal comms. I'll stop with the p[...]

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How to work as an independent practitioner

Four years ago I made the decision to work as an independent practitioner and launch All Things IC consultancy. It was a terrifying and exhilarating decision. And the best career choice I've made. Last week I spoke at #EuroComm17 hosted by the International Association of Business Communicator[...]

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Explore the elements of IC with this new free resource

Every now and again I spot something in the world of internal communication that stands out. Something I know will immediately benefit my clients, contacts and network. I've got a treat for you as The Elements of IC has just launched. It's not just a shiny new website, but an incredibly rich [...]

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A question of comms: Helen Deverell

Discover the book Helen Deverell thinks every communicator should read and the one thing she couldn't do her job without. Helen is the Director of Helen Deverell Communications and is running a Writing Skills Masterclass for All  Things IC on 22 February in London. She's the latest professio[...]

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10 tips to transform your storytelling

Stories have the ability to transport us into other worlds, fire up our imaginations, make an emotional connection and resonate long after ending. Today I have 10 tips to help transform your storytelling. I collated them yesterday while hosting discussions with 40 communicators at the Associatio[...]

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A question of comms: Katy Gibbins

Discover what Katy Gibbins, Head of Internal Communications and Engagement, Department for Culture Media and Sport couldn't do her job without, plus her top piece of comms advice. She's in the hot seat today as the latest professional communicator to answer A question of comms. Thank you Katy[...]

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The changing face of internal comms?

The nature of how organisations communicate with their employees and customers is changing. IC pros don't have the tools they need to do their job and are operating in a more advisory role. That's not news to IC pros, or at least it shouldn't be. But these findings form part of a new piece of [...]

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Thank you for four years

Today marks four years since I established All Things IC and I'd like to say thank you. From interviewing Jamie Oliver Group employees, to being given a private tour of Harrods and seeing a day-old giraffe at Whipsnade Zoo, life as a consultant is certainly varied! Thank you to everyone who h[...]

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A question of comms: Sara Luker

Today's A question of comms features Sara Luker, eBay's EMEA Content Manager. Her career has seen her work in-house, agency-side and as a PRWeek journalist. I've known Sara for about a decade and she's one of my favourite people. I love her approach to life and admire her excellent work at eB[...]

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Introducing a question of comms

I love hearing how professional communicators came to be in the job they're doing and their career stories. Today I'm launching A question of comms, to share insights from professional communicators around the globe. You're invited to take part in this new Q&A feature. I've put myself up [...]

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What writing 1000 blog posts has taught me

I've published 768,000 words on my blog, but some of the best posts will never see the light of day. In this, my 1000th article, I'll reveal 10 lessons I've learned from eight years of blogging. I'll share mistakes I've made, how I overcome writer's block, the importance of ethics and why I[...]

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