Do you mind?

I recently had the honour of attending the Mentis Care In MYnd Seminar run by Michelle Partington, and quite simply, it changed my life... it changed my life considerably. We heard from Michelle who had an ‘incredible career as the first female RAF paramedics to be deployed to the frontline. Michelle touched on this topic before... Continue Reading →

The value of your intangible assets

According to Thomson Reuters and Interbrand 40 years ago, only 5% of a company's market value was attributed to intangible assets, today this has increased to on average 75%. What are a company's intangible asset? None physical assets such as: Company brand recognition Personal/professional reputation of employees Business methodologies Goodwill Customer loyalty Among other things,... Continue Reading →

When the construction ‘logo’ blossoms

After many years of striving to build positive communication between the construction company’s ‘logo’ and the colleagues wearing that logo, I have built a passion for developing clear, two-way and mutually beneficial communication strategies. When a construction company takes over an ongoing contract, it doesn’t just inherit the project deliverables, it inherits the deliverers too.... Continue Reading →

Hard-hat to toe-cap, mind the perception gap

From hard-hat to toe-cap. Ever wondered where the sayings, ‘head strong’, ‘gut instinct’ and ‘finding your feet’ come from.  As human beings we receive and react to communication in all manner of ways. As a successful and highly-commended communications professional working in the construction and infrastructure industry, I have done my fair share of studying.... Continue Reading →

New Year Comms Resolutions

It’s new year resolution time Mine usually goes something along the lines of; Going to the gym more Better eating habits More hobby time (I’m a hobby photographer in my spare, spare time) I usually manage to stick to it for a month or so, after which, one or more fall by the wayside. So... Continue Reading →

What did I learn from #Inktober2017

What is #Inktober? Inktober was created by Jake Parker back in 2009. Jake is a well published artist who has some very well known works and clients. ('Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs', 'Epic' and 'Horton Hears a Who', to name but a few...) Jake says, “Every October, artists all over the world take on... Continue Reading →

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