how do you still have a job in 2020…? do, listen, collaborate and share

We're staging three unawards masterclasses across the country. There are slides in the morning and an unconference in the afternoon where the agenda is decided on the day. But where does it fit in the need to learn?

by Dan Slee

You. If you are willing to learn new things there’s a chance you’ll still have a job in 2020.

This is not a bold statement. It’s surprising how many people quietly have contacted me to say that line resonates.

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my comms new year resolutions - from 15 people

With New Year not far away, we asked some communications, digital and PR people what their comms resolution for 2016 would be.

by Dan Slee

New Years day is a new blank page on a book with 365 pages. It's a chance not just to turn over a new leaf but open a new book too.

There's something wonderfully Buddhist on looking not to the past but to what you can do and achieve from now.

Forget the past. That's gone. Look to the future. We've asked some comms people we admire for some New Years resolutions.

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my favourite app: 45 of the best from 16 people

Apps. There's thousands of them. But which ones are worth looking at? We asked some bright people what their favourites were. Here they are. Some for work and some for life away from work.

by Dan Slee

A good app can be a real help so we thought it would be a good idea to ask our community for some of their favourites.

There's a real range and what's striking is the range and variety that people swear by.

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you want campaign success –then take a risk or be prepared to fail

We really enjoyed our first Masterclass event last week. But what did other attendees think...

by Nicky Speed

I had the great pleasure of spending the day with lots of creative peeps at the comms2point0 Campaigning Masterclass. It’s probably worth saying at this point that I almost didn’t make it  after being rudely woken at 3.30am by a collapsed ceiling in my kitchen due to a leak and having to phone the fire brigade (yes, bizarre I know!) to come to the rescue.

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#commsforchange14: in doodles

We staged the #commsforchange14 event in Birmingham last week. There was a lorry load of learning. Here's a few thoughts and a few doodles.

by Dan Slee with doodle from Karen Jeal

Well, ladies and gentlemen, we think that worked alright, didn't it?

Our first #commsforchange14 event was staged in Birmingham last week and was by all accounts quite a success.

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10 things about internal comms and channel shift

Get involved, get involved, get involved. If your organisation is planning a big change or channel shift as a comms person get involved. But don't just think of the external message. Without question think internal comms first. At channelshiftcamp in Glasgow that came across really clearly.

by Dan Slee

Once upon a time there was a project to save millions and make life easy for customers.

It was great and looked terrific. "Of course it'll work," those that worked on it assured people. "It'll save us money and make it easier for people to do business with us."

Six months later on and the project didn't do a fraction of what it was supposed to do and got quietly closed down. 

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