I’m not talking limberness or the ability to stretch into amazing yoga positions here, I’m talking about a flexible approach to working. We live in a world where communication is 24/7, we know that we cannot be expected to work 24/7 but for me the old 9 to 5 went out of the window a… Continue reading Flexibility – the key to a happy life
The rule in our house is that you can only talk about Christmas once Bonfire Night has passed, its my husband’s rule not mine, so I happily break it whenever possible! I have a Christmas planning meeting on Thursday and I’m really looking forward to it. It’s with a retail client who have been… Continue reading Breaking the rules and talking about Christmas before November 6!
I can’t say that I’m delighted to be writing this blog because, frankly that would be lazy, as someone pointed out to me a few weeks ago. He informed me, with a smirk, that I was renowned for making people ‘delighted’ in my copy and that there must be better words to use and… Continue reading Delighted – feeling or showing great pleasure
Last week was quite an adventure with a full day out of the office for a training course, a trip to the races with one of our lovely clients and then a lunch at the Lords (check me!). The CIPR had decided to open up their annual Fellows lunch to Chartered Public Relations Practitioners… Continue reading Trains, dead phones and Lords!
I like people. But in the spirit of honesty and transparency, I have to say, I don’t like all people, no one does. However, I generally like people, yes that covers it better. It’s a good job that I feel this way as relationships and the ability to build them and maintain them are… Continue reading Relationships really matter
Having worked in the PR industry for 18 years I find it somewhat disappointing that we are still often asked the question, ‘what is PR?’, but I can understand why people are confused. Many in the industry fail to grasp what PR is and fall into the belief that it is simply communication or working… Continue reading What is PR?
Can’t you just, ‘do a photo with staff and pretend they are customers,’ ‘write a review that reads as though you were there,’ ‘photoshop the image and add so and so into it,’ ‘re do part of the video, no one will know it wasn’t done at the same time as the experiment,’ no, no,… Continue reading Ethics and credibility matter, they really do