Why organisations should have a plan to engage with politicians
Too many organisations are often guilty of only engaging with elected representatives when things go wrong. We’ve all seen the headlines and cringed a bit at what’s gone on. And too many communications professionals make the same mistake – and aren’t
Five ways businesses fail in communicating change
Jon Dean is a strategic change specialist and works with major organisations to help them implement new programmes, leadership development systems and major corporate transformations. In this guest blog for Northern Lights, he explores the corporate communication
Ten questions every board should be asking about social media
This week I was asked by RSM in Leeds to speak on digital transformation for charity leaders. It’s always hard to know how to explain strategic social media to people who don’t understand it. What angle do you start from? I generally talk through
How do you evaluate Christmas TV ads – warm glow or hard sales?
Last week my daughter emailed me with a link and message saying ‘cutest ad ever’. It was! It was the Heathrow Airport teddies Christmas ad (click on the link below and you might need a hankie). However, I had just got back from delivering a CIPR