Those blurred lines

Last week I co-hosted the Sequel aspic event on the blurred lines between internal and external communication. I was joined by Mairi Doyle, Director of Internal Communication for Bupa and about 30 comms professionals. The topic seems to be everywhere at the moment as we explore the role communications plays in business and whether there […]

What comes first… The trust in the top or the bottom?

I was having a conversation at work the other day and the topic of command and control and trust came up. We were discussing how control can imply a lack of trust in those around you and it made me wonder if the two do go hand in hand. If I am a control freak […]

If you don’t care about me then I don’t care about you

Is employee engagement this simple? If an employee feels that their employer doesn’t care then do they stop caring about what they’re doing? 2013 saw a huge surge in conversations around employee engagement; conferences, podcasts, toolkits from the government but have we actually made any difference. With papers coming out about CEOs thinking it’s a […]

What did I learn in 2013?

2013 was one of the busiest years of my life! Having returned to work after a three week holiday and Christmas break it’s easy to look back and realise what was achieved in just 12 months… Never underestimate the power of learning I started and have yet to complete my CIPR Inside Internal Communications Diploma. […]