Tag Archives: communications

The Real Power of Simplicity 2

Lack of Clarity Undermines Leadership I try to use clarity and simplicity interchangeably here to convey a simple point.  I have had the great challenge of working with leaders who obfuscate and adulterate (see what I did there?) their own … Continue reading

Posted in Content Marketing, Corporate Communications, Creativity, Employee Engagement, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

how your brand lives part deux

In a previous post about how your brand lives, I used a pragmatic example of the impact of something fairly basic (for example how a service truck’s driving behaviour represents your brand). Today I had to gather some materials from … Continue reading

Posted in Branding, Corporate Communications, Creativity, customer service, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Marketing | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

High Pressure Jobs

As if it wasn’t enough to have a busy, stressful job – someone had to come out and do the math. According to Careercast.com – I’ve got one of the top 10 most stressful jobs – #7 to be exact … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Public Relations | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Teachable moments

I had a major presentation to our Board this week (below) where my objective was to provide them a with a status update (giving them a sense of what I had inherited as the new director of communications); what the … Continue reading

Posted in Branding, Corporate Communications, Leadership | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Lipstick on a pig

What I’ve learned in the past two decades as a marketing and communications professional returns fundamentally to a basic principle – you must have good content.  Anything short of solid content is just “lipstick on a pig” in my view. … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Communications, Leadership, Marketing, Public Relations, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment