Second wave communications

It’s been a while since I wrote a blog post. Time, energy and mental space have all played a role…

Being a critical friend

I feel really lucky about working in communications/PR, in particular feeling a clear sense of being part of a profession,…

Communicating on Covid

Reflections on the work of a communications team during the COVID-19 pandemic. From crisis….. Early on in the current crisis…

The films of Wes Anderson

Like many other people, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in me spending a lot more time at home than expected.…

Learning during crisis

Long hours, working at pace, dealing with stress, pressure and anxiety. The last few weeks have been tough going for…

Centering kindness

Like many others, a lot of my working days consist of a rush to get through to do lists, progress…

Pulling back the curtain #1

In the day job we produce a regular update to help our organisation understand the work we do around engagement…

Thinking in the open

I was intrigued to see an email tutorial from Amazon pop up on Twitter recently, containing a template and copy…

Purpose, people, measurement

Reflections on building a new stakeholder forum. There’s value in the individual stakeholder relationships a comms & engagement team hold.…

#CQCConnect is here

Today the first episode of our home grown, home produced podcasts series has been uploaded and launched to the world.…