New global initiative to inspire a revolution in Public Relations thinking and doing

I am extraordinary proud to have helped get a new initiative underway to tackle a profound issue in communications and PR – can we redefine PR and create a new theoretical framework for its thinking and doing. #PRredefined is your call to change your future for public relations. The ambition is to nurture a new […]

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PR Creatives also need to lead way for NPD in PR

Here’s a copy of my letter published by PR Week August 16th Your review (PR Week August 2nd) of the role of the Creativity Director in PR agencies rightly highlights the consensus of how they need to be a champion of the cause for creativity rather than the sole repository of. A good Creative Director […]

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Uganda – international conference speaking

A big ‘thank you’ to the delegates who provided me with such inspiration, challenging questions and new insights at the International Congress – Public Relations & Human Resources in Kampala, Uganda last week. Thoroughly enjoyed delivering conference presentations and training sessions on creativity, brand story-telling, brand management, PR strategy and communications. It was also good […]

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Thank you for voting me for top UK PR Award

Can I use this blog to say a massive big ‘thank you’ to all the people who voted for me to win  the ‘Outstanding Public Relations Professional’ award in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations'(CIPR) annual awards this week. There should have actually been three awards for the all the short-listed candidates – Lis Lewis-Jones […]

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How good is your personal brandcasting?

Looking forward to delivering a great training session on ‘Personal Brandcasting’ for the Public Relations  Consultants Association in London this Wednesday (April 25th.) If you mention the word ‘brand’ most people associate it with consumer goods and names like ‘Microsoft’ ‘Coca Cola’or ‘Dolce & Gabbana’. Yet, each and every one of us is a brand. […]

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21 positive ‘F’ words for giving praise to ‘Failure’ during ‘Failure Week’

1. Fantastic 2. Forward-thinking 3. Formidable 4. Foresight 5. Foremost 6. Float (as in ‘it floats my boat’) 7. Flamboyant 8. First 9. Fidelity 10. Fertile 11. Fine 12. Festive 13. Fit 14. Flexible 15. Fizzes 16. Fresh 17. Futuristic 18. Fabulous 19. Felicitous 20. Fabled 21. Flippin’ good (OK, I struggled on the last […]

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