Great communication creates a legacy of trusted, informed and connected communities both inside and outside your organisation.

It’s a noisy world. I want to share stories that make us stop and think, ideas that add to the conversation.

Through my blog, I share a range of ideas and insights on topics from internal communication to human resources, campaigns to organisational development.

Three things – internal communication: what it isn’t; what it is; and why it matters

Last week, I delivered a guest lecture for the Corporate Communications Masters students at Bournemouth University. I teach the group the CIPR Internal Communication Diploma each year as they complete...


Three things: Work practices, CPD & Sunshine

So as half term comes to a close for my children and I, and we prepare to get back to the routine tonight ready for Monday morning, my three things blog about things learned from the week before to take...


Three things: ethics, knowledge & fun

Last week, I started a new approach to blogging. Designed to make my blogging ambitions more achievable against the usual back drop of work and family life. Here’s my second post in this new format....


Three simple things: Connections, co-facilitating and bright spots

I have a problem with blogging. I do really enjoy it when I do it, and I know it’s important, but making it happen amongst busy work / business / family life is hard. I have an endless list of ideas,...


How internal communication can support neurodiversity at work

What is neurodiversity and what does it mean for people in work? I went to an event in September 2018 where this was the topic. We were all challenged to ‘hack the world of work. The aim was to envisage...


In a field, in Dorset

Commsunplugged is an event like no other. That’s not PR fluff, but fact. It’s not for profit and it’s organised by a collective of brilliant minds from the public sector. It delivers...


Back to the routine

After six glorious weeks of school holidays, this week we got properly back to work and back to the routine. August is a special month for me. Beyond the holidays, it’s my birthday month and it’s my company...


How to use scenario planning to help your organisation prepare for Brexit.

I was invited along with 17 others to attend the second Brexit scenario masterclass  session held by the CIPR with Dr Jon White facilitating on Thursday 24 May 2018. The aim of the morning workshop was to work...


How to change things when change is hard, and how communication can help

CIPR Inside’s May #ICBookClub read was Switch: How to change things when change is hard by Chip and Dan Heath. We know that change is hard. It’s challenging, outside of our comfort zone and often exhausting....

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