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Leadership, focus and better relationships – top tips from a marquee full of comms people

In the last of three blog posts – using my (very basic) hand-drawn workshop notes – here are the lessons and advice to emerge from an excellent Comms Unplugged session led by Alex Ball on ‘Leadership, Focus and Relationships’. by Darren Caveney Boy, Comms Unplugged feels like a long time ago now doesn’t it? Halloween […]

A rather marvellous new infographic: Comms Unplugged in numbers

  by Darren Caveney “Epic. Amazing. Inspirational. Incredible. Life-changing” That’s a sample of the attendee feedback we have received post-Comms Unplugged. To extend the feel-good vibe a little further we thought it would be good to capture Comms Unplugged in numbers too. So here goes, a brand new infograhic, all crowd-sourced from attendees. Big thanks […]

Why looking after yourself is your next big challenge

by Sally Northeast You need a wide range of skills as a comms person and there are lots of learning and development opportunities out there to help you build those skills. But anyone who’s had time off with stress, suffered crippling anxiety, been affected by depression, felt overwhelmed, panicked about deadlines or lost their rag […]

Play it again, Sam: Industry insights and career learning from Twitter UK’s head of comms

by Darren Caveney Here’s the second of a series of post-Comms Unplugged posts, taken from my (slightly amateurish) drawn notes. This talk was eagerly anticipated by the unpluggers in attendance. But first, a bit of context… You know when you get prompts of ‘suggested people to follow’ on social media? Well I was on LinkedIn […]

Be more human

by Matt Barnfield As I sat in still, cloudless darkness on my final night in an empty Dorset field, it struck me that it wasn’t just the flickering flames of my camp fire that warmed me. It was the raw, almost effortless humanity that still resonated from the now empty marquees. I saw it in long-distance […]

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