What does the new normal look like for internal communications in 2021? This was the topic of the opening panel at PRWeek’s Strategic Internal Communication conference today. Jenni Field, Founder and Director of Redefining Communications chaired the panel on my behalf, as I’m still recovering from Coronavirus. Thank you Jenni. She’s here with a guest […]Read more >
If I asked you how mature your organisation’s internal communication is, what would you say? What about your Comms team? If you feel like you want to change things in 2021, do you know where to start? Today I have news of a maturity model that I know you’ll find useful, it’s been created by […]Read more >
How has this year been for you? How has it really been? Internal Communications and the Challenges of COVID-19 conference took place yesterday, hosted by Communicate Magazine. It was a day packed with inspirational ideas, shared experiences and a huge dose of reality. If I asked you to list the challenges 2020 has presented, we […]Read more >
2020 has been a year like no other, bringing about new challenges for internal comms practitioners. Today I have a guest post for you by Lia Crooks, Internal Comms Manager and Inclusion Lead at Simply Business, a fintech, with nearly 800 people based in the UK and US. She’s shared how her company celebrated Black History […]Read more >
How do you recover from setbacks? Do you have a particular process to help you when things don’t work out as planned? Today I have a guest post to help you learn about recovering from setbacks. It’s been written by Matt Batten, Director of Communication and Outreach at the Diocese of Llandaff, Church in Wales. Matt recently spoke […]Read more >
Do you listen to podcasts? I regularly receive queries asking for recommendations and I feature them in my monthly email newsletter, The Water Cooler. So to coincide with the release of my latest podcast interview, I thought I’d share some resources with you. My daily routine includes listening to at least one podcast, as I […]Read more >
Voting has opened in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) elections. As a Fellow of the Institute and someone who invests in my membership and professional development annually, I’m always curious to discover who is standing. Positions up for the vote are President (including a year as President-Elect) and Council members. If you’re able […]Read more >
This year has caused many organisations to change the way they communicate. We’ve had to pause some of our usual channels such as digital signage, printed publications and in-person Town Halls. We’ve increased our use of digital channels and encouraged leaders to be virtually visible. For the church, it has caused a complete re-think around […]Read more >
This week marks 21 years of my career and I’m grateful for everyone who has inspired, trained and mentored me. I can pinpoint two conversations that gave me the confidence I needed to make decisions. Asking for help has created numerous opportunities for me over the years. I now have the pleasure of advising Comms […]Read more >
Are you thinking about going freelance or becoming a Comms Consultant? If so, this guest post will help you. I’m proud to introduce you to Ben Veal. He is the founder of Second Mountain Communications and was the first person to experience my How to be a Comms Consultant – Exploration Online Masterclass. This is the […]Read more >
The latest Comms pro to sit in my hot seat is Anindita Bagchi, General Manager at Pipeline Infrastructure Limited in India. Read on to discover Anindita’s advice for someone thinking about starting a career in this field. Would you like to sit in my hot seat? Here’s the questions you need to answer for the chance […]Read more >
When is the right time to launch your business as a Comms Consultant? How do you know if you’re ready? Who would your clients be? How much would you charge? These are just some of the topics I examine in my new How to be a Comms Consultant – Exploration Online Masterclass. Someone who has […]Read more >
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