Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 18:25 | Category : General
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Today is the third “annual celebration of freelancers” (www.nationalfreelancersday.org.uk) in the UK, a campaign designed to raise the profile of independent working as a career choice, and run by NFP freelance representative organisation PCG. No doubt a worthwhile campaign with good intentions, but it got us talking about the term “freelance” and its perception in […]

Thursday, 17 November 2011, 20:26 | Category : General
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We recently had a coaching session with the lovely Sam Howard of As If:http://www.as-if.co./ Sam is a PRN associate (and erstwhile client), trainer and PR freelancer extraordinaire. The session was based on using the latest psychometric principles to tease out what makes individuals in a team tick, and how that plays out to create an […]

Thursday, 10 November 2011, 12:05 | Category : General
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On flicking through the PR Week Awards booklet last week I was pleased to see some of our agency and in-house clients featuring for successful campaigns and good practice (congrats!). I was not so pleased to turn to p.4 and look upon the faces of the judging panel. Don’t get me wrong, they’re a perfectly […]

Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 14:30 | Category : General
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My mum is better on social media than I am. Fact. I realised this as she is now on twitter more often than I am and has a better grasp of various political blogs, breaking news and an incredible list of RSS feeds. She’s a one-woman live news centre. In fact, she’s gone as far […]

Wednesday, 2 November 2011, 15:35 | Category : General
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After a couple of weeks in Thailand I am now finding myself waking at ridiculous hours of the day and night, struggling with jet lag. You will have to excuse the ramblings here, but writing this post helped me pass the tedium of the early hours of this morning and get back to sleep. But, […]