Accessibility and inclusive communication is not something you ‘add on’ to your communication, it is not an after thought or a finessing process. All communication should be built on accessible and inclusive foundations; only then will we be enabling and inclusive.
We watched as her parents shattered into a million pieces and her friends battled to fathom why or how this had happened...
Have you discovered the delights of IF THIS THEN THAT (IFTTT)?
Find out how I use Microsoft Power Automate to take care of repetitive admin tasks and when I'd NEVER use IFTTT.
We could all do with knowing a few hidden tips and tricks to help streamline our work day. Here are few of my favourites.
Have you ever considered the cumulative age of your team and wondered how to harness that experience?
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
“Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” Bobby Unser I’m sure we all recall our school days and during the summer holidays we’d have that one day when we were taken to get our new school uniform, shoes and stationery. I usually ended up in WHS struggling to choose between the many latest trends in... Continue Reading →
Cleopatra - the Strategic Communicator One of the most inspirational studies I have encountered in quite a while begins with the following extract. The reign of Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt offers a rare historical glimpse into ancient communication activities and how communication was used by the world’s last pharaoh. This historical research reveals how... Continue Reading →
IoIC Insight Seminar #ioicinsight17 The Value of the Employee Voice As I got ready I contemplated on the event ahead. I always gain so much when attending IoIC events and wish I could get to more, so I was thrilled to be attending the ‘Insight’ seminar 2017. I did what I expect most attendees do,... Continue Reading →