Being a communications professional usually means juggling several projects at once. It can be challenging at times, especially when everything feels important. Here are some quick tips to help make sure you don’t drop the ball.
Most communications work involves digging around for the right information. Here are some tips to help you play journalist and interview your subject matter experts.
Did you see the story about the somewhat embarrassing oversight in the design for Japan’s 2020 Olympic stadium? Um, it seems the cauldron is missing. So, how could the centrepiece of the opening ceremony have been left out of the brief?
About a month ago, a little wattlebird started making a nest in the tree outside our lounge room window. From the moment we first noticed her, that mother bird was 100% clear about her purpose. No dithering, no distractions, no dilly-dallying. Watching her, I realised there’s a lesson in that: If you need to write something, know your purpose before your fingers hit the keyboard.
Just found out you’re responsible for this year’s annual report? Before you burst into tears … be reassured that it is possible to successfully plan and manage an annual report without a meltdown. Follow these tips and you might even enjoy it.