Getting the angle right, your personal brand photo

Posted on May 16, 2017

I was thinking about pictures the other day, pictures of scones to be precise and wondering how I wanted to set the scene for them. What props would work, what lighting would be good, how would I convey quality? It struck me that I was more worried about how the food would look than most […]

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Wanted: Communications Goddess

Posted on April 11, 2016

When job descriptions become a communications nightmare. Chatting with old colleagues, fellow communicators and bloggers on LinkedIn is always good fun and every once in a while I come across something that makes me want to share more widely. In this instance, it started with a series of odd job descriptions that I came across a few months […]

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10 tips for working with a graphic designer

Posted on May 28, 2013

The TED video above provides some interesting and relevant insight into the strength and focus incorporating relevant graphic design can bring to your project. I encourage you to take a look. Whether you’re a small business owner or a communications guru it’s often difficult to determine how to work with a graphic designer to produce […]

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You Online, The Forever Footprint

Posted on May 7, 2013

[youtube=] When I wrote, “That Awkward Personal Branding”, I referenced the bright side of an online persona.  The way it can work to your advantage if you are honest and polite. Being present online can get you a new job, an informal or formal education, a new profession; it can introduce you to interesting and […]

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