Over the past week I’ve welcomed 22 Comms practitioners to the All Things IC Hub, the home of my client work and Masterclasses. I’ve loved seeing Comms pros exploring the Hub and discovering all the elements that have been created for you to enjoy. See below for a short video showing the inside. I also had […]Read more >
I’ve been offering consultation and mentoring calls for a few years now and love working one-to-one with Comms practitioners from around the globe. But what does that actually mean? What is it like to have a call with me, what can you discuss and what happens next? Today I’m delighted to share a behind the […]Read more >
Tomorrow is Time to Talk Day – a day to highlight and promote conversations around mental health. If you haven’t prepared anything yet, this blog post will help you as I’ve included resources at the foot of this page where you can find out more. I’ve also collated some of the articles I’ve published, so you […]Read more >
I’ve been teaching All Things IC Masterclasses since 2016 and love working with Comms practitioners to increase your skills, knowledge and confidence in all things internal communication related. A few days ago I taught my Internal Communication Masterclass at the All Things IC Hub and was delighted to welcome recent graduate Harriet Dawson. I invited […]Read more >
Do you know the skills you need to be an IC practitioner? Today the Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC) has launched its updated profession map following an eight-month consultative review with a broad range of practitioners on a newly established professional development advisory board (PDAB). The IoIC’s original profession map was first introduced in 2016 […]Read more >
All Things IC turns seven years old tomorrow. To mark the occasion I’m going to share seven things I’ve learnt from being a Comms Consultant. I’ll also reveal this year’s anniversary artwork. If you’re thinking of becoming a Communication Consultant, check out my Exploration Masterclasses. If you’re an existing Consultant, come and join my Momentum […]Read more >
Do you have values in your organisation? Are they words on the wall or lived behaviours? Today I have a guest post for you by Sara Vogt, @_saravogt, Deputy Director, Corporate Communications at the Ministry of Justice here in the UK, who is here to share what the MoJ has been doing when it comes to […]Read more >
What does the year ahead hold for you? Perhaps you’re planning to change jobs, start your own consultancy business, deepen your experience in your current role or aim for a promotion? Whatever you’re planning, I’m going to share 10 career aspirations you’ll be able to keep this upcoming year. How to set your professional goals Grab […]Read more >
How has your year been? What are you struggling with work wise? I frequently ask my clients and Masterclass attendees what they’re struggling with. I posed this question in my recent monthly newsletter, The Water Cooler, in the form of a short survey. Thank you to everyone who participated. Rather than write a typical 2020 predictions […]Read more >
As a profession where we know the importance of feedback, measurement and engagement, it’s hardly surprising that the question on everybody’s lips following this year’s PRWeek Strategic Internal Communications conference was, “what are your key takeaways?,” and that’s not the Friday fish and chips or a cheeky curry kind, either! This is the view of […]Read more >
What is it like being part of a large IC team? You’re about to find out as I have a guest post for you today by Josephine Graham. She is the Internal Communications Lead at City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council here in the UK. However, she has just finished a secondment to NHS Digital […]Read more >
Are you using influencer marketing as part of your Comms mix? If so, how good is your governance? Today a brand new guide has been published by #FuturePRoof, addressing the need for influencer marketing governance in public relations. I welcome this publication as it provides clear guidance for practitioners and influencers themselves in this challenging area of […]Read more >
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