Monthly Archives: February 2012

Gillard v. Rudd: who communicated most effectively?

Now it’s all over (at least for now) I wanted to make some observations about the communications strategies used byAustralia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard, and the former Foreign Minister, and her predecessor as PM, Kevin Rudd. (For those of you living overseas, … Continue reading

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Getting your ruler out, again

I’ve been thinking about, and have been confronted recently with, the concept of measuring “public relations success”. We still flinch, I think, when these words are uttered in the same sentence. I think two things are worth remembering.

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We’re never to old to learn

I’ve been doing PR for 30 years, but it took my son, who has just started high school, to bring me up short and remind me of a few communications truths.

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We’re all individuals

Time to lapse into James May mode a bit with this post. (If you don’t know who James May is, Google Top Gear. I’m regarded as the James May of my family by more than just my wife and son. … Continue reading

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