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Black History Month: a comms and inclusion case study

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 […]

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How to use content design for internal comms

How much content do you write, edit, manage or publish each week? In any internal communication role, content is likely to be a large part of your working world. Today I have a guest post for you by Joanna Goodwin. Some of you may know Joanna through her work at the Office for National Statistics. She […]

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How to set your professional goals for 2021

What does the year ahead hold? Perhaps you’re planning to find a new role, change jobs, start your own consultancy business, deepen your experience in your current role or aim for a promotion? Whatever you’re plotting, I’m giving you a head start today thanks to my 2021 planner. You can download it for free today. Just […]

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How to work ON, not IN your business

When is the last time you took a moment to pause, reflect and analyse your work? This year has been a whirlwind, with deadlines of “ASAP” being the norm. It’s been relentless, exhausting and frustrating for many people. I know from the conversations I’ve had with clients and blog readers, that creating time to focus […]

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How to recover from setbacks

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 […]

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What podcasts exist for Comms and PR pros?

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 […]

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How to communicate World Mental Health Day

Saturday 10 October is World Mental Health Day 2020. If you’ve been aware the date is coming up, but not had a chance to plan, I’ve got you covered. This article contains advice and guidance to share with employees. Help yourself and do let me know how you are marking the day. You’re welcome to […]

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The continuation of chaos or time for a fresh start?

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 […]

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What online church can teach IC

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 […]

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Are you a leader like me?

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 […]

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How to prove the value of communication

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 […]

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How to review 2020 and plan 2021 – free Online Masterclass

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 […]

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