Category Archives: Professionalism

Knowing your crowdsource from your open source

Do you know your crowdsource from your open source?  As a result of an earlier post it’s now part of a research project I’ve been getting to grips with.  Open source certainly gave birth to the idea of crowdsourcing and … Continue reading

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Marketing and Corporate Communications: It’s a different mindset.

After a recent charity marketing group meeting the Chair wrote an email to explain that the group had agreed it would be a good idea to use emails collected at the last event.  Nothing wrong with that, their plan was … Continue reading

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Open all hours

You might think that skiing is one activity where people would leave their mobiles in their pocket, at least till they’re off piste.  You would be wrong.  On closer inspection many skiers are using the same ‘hands free’ technology you … Continue reading

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A walk on the dark side

At the beginning of the year we tend to review company objectives and personal development plans.  What are less frequently reviewed though, are crisis communications plans or business continuity plans.  At this point if you think I am about to … Continue reading

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Credit where credit is due

At its worst plagiarism is seen as theft of intellectual property. As a student I am conscious of citing references in my work. As a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) I subscribe to adhere to a … Continue reading

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