Comms professionals have been honoured by the Institute of Internal Communication’s (IoIC) National Awards. Due to 2020’s antics, the IoIC had to reimagine Friday’s event and host it virtually. It was wonderful to join 380 internal communication professionals to celebrate the winners of the #IoICAwards20. Awards Chair Justine Stevenson and IoIC’s Chief Exec Jennifer Sproul […]Read more >
How are you doing? How are you really doing? Does it feel like you’re on a carousel that keeps on spinning and you’re not sure if the music will stop? And if it does stop, will we go backwards for a bit, then forward again? I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling like this. All […]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 >
Imagine a business without communication. What would it look like? What would it feel like? What would the impact be? I can tell you from experience. I have audited many organisations over the past seven-and-a-half years. Two of them did not have a formal Comms function in place and I was hired by the HR […]Read more >
Are you in review mode for 2020 and trying to plan for 2021? If so, I’ve got news of a brand new Online Masterclass to help you. I’m delighted to announce my How to review and plan your 2020 – 2021 internal comms Online Masterclass is now available. I’ve just hit publish and it’s my […]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 >
If I asked you to name the biggest mistake you’ve made in your career, what would you say? What about miscommunication? Where have you mucked up, got it wrong or failed? Last week I had the pleasure of being a guest on a brand new podcast called Internal Miscommunications. It’s hosted by Erica Goodwin in […]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 >
What is your career situation right now? Perhaps you’re in-house and enjoying your role, or you’ve been furloughed and are waiting to hear what your next steps will be. Maybe you’re searching for a new job, have been made redundant or don’t know what to do next. If you are thinking about your next career […]Read more >
Today is launch day for my All Things IC Online Masterclasses, hurrah! I’m so excited to share them with you, it means we can work together wherever you are in the world and you can access easy-to-use training when you need it. Are you a professional communicator in need of a knowledge or confidence boost? […]Read more >
Today I have news of a brand new employee engagement podcast to share with you. It’s been created by Comms Consultant Kate Isichei of Where To Look Comms and is three episodes in. She’s here to tell us what we can expect and the thinking behind the show. If you want to learn more about employee […]Read more >
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