Category Archives: Professional Development


Here are a collection of my thoughts on all aspects of communication. These are informed to a considerable degree by my years spent working in corporate communications, marketing and internal communication.

They also draw on current news, research and everyday experience to provide perspectives on the issues affecting those working in communications and related fields. And they reflect my fascination with organisational behaviour and psychology in general.

I'd love to hear your thoughts and comments.

Life-long learning and the 100-year career

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] I was rather disappointed not to able to attend the latest in theballroom’s series of thefuturestory events, because it’s a topic that fascinates me. The 100-year career considered how the average working life was getting longer due to improvements in health, changing life perspectives and economic necessity; and the resulting impacts for the workplace and employee…
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What we can learn from female artists of a bygone era

What we can learn from female artists of a bygone era [caption id="" align="alignright" width="287"] Angelica Kauffmann - El juicio de Paris[/caption] I've been thinking quite a lot about trailblazing women recently, inspired by International Women's Day but also very much by Professor Amanda Vickery's The Story of Women and Art  television series. This featured…
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