Tag Archive for communications

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The birth of the internet improved much about life in the average communications department.  ‘Gum tongue’, an affliction caused by licking too many press release envelopes sealed, became a thing of the past. Out too went the hours crouched over…

A VERY CIVIL DISTURBANCE

The middle class is revolting.  They’re polite, civilised, peaceful and hygienic, but revolting. They’re mixing it with bankers on the sidewalks of Wall Street and with tourists on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral in London. But their global message…

COMMUNICATIONS AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Most communications folk have wrestled at some point in their careers with the distinction between internal communications and employee engagement.  Some see the disciplines having shared DNA, while others believe that every so often, one needs to sit down for…

BAD LANGUAGE

Communications and marketing people are often accused of performing some of the most heinous crimes against language. Management consultants carry some of the blame too, but can be forgiven because they are cleverer than the rest of us. But communicators…