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brave

Make mistakes and be brave


Written by Paul Stallard

The retail ‘turn-around’ specialist Allan Leighton suggested that you are only right two thirds of the time. That mea...

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brave

Make mistakes and be brave

The retail ‘turn-around’ specialist Allan Leighton suggested that you are only right two thirds of the time. That means you get it w...

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fresh eyes

Do your communication plans need some vuja de?

Have you ever heard of vuja de. I hadn’t until recently. In short, vuja de is the reverse of déjà vu. It takes the déjà vu conc...

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bullshit

Do you tell your boss the good, the bad and the ugly?

My wonderful wife often pulls me up for PRing her. For example, this is an excuse I tried to get away with recently: “I rarely go out ...

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Sick-Of-Being-Miserable

Is PR really a terrible industry to work in?

Sat on the train a couple of weeks ago, I picked up the Evening Standard and found a feature on Matthew Freud. Apart from the fact that ...

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whats-the-difference

What is the difference between the PRCA and the CIPR?

I have a secret. Despite being a member of the PRCA PR Council until a week ago I couldn’t tell you the difference between the PRCA and th...

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Superbrands

How do you become a Superbrand?

Following the launch of the Superbrand 2015 results people up and down the country have been discussing who is and more telling, who isn...

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Confused-Twitter-Bird

Why don’t you ask questions on Twitter anymore?

Look at the Tweets you have posted over the past month. How many have been questions for your followers? I bet that the answer is very f...

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google_bot_b&w

Is Seo a waste of time in the PR world?

You often hear people say that if you can’t be found on Google your business will die. The result of this mentality has seen a wealth ...

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Henning Wehn

Are PR professionals the comedians of the communication world?

Calling someone a rock star is often seen as a positive, especially in the tech world. You often read that X is the rock star of Y indus...

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school gates

Part-time parents have no place in PR

What a load of rubbish but you would be surprised at how few PR agencies don’t embrace part time parents. Our industry has a culture o...

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