Monthly Archives: January 2013

Plays for the Prime Ministry

And so we’re off. Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced the date of the next Australian Federal Election, 14th September. Such a long lead time is unprecedented in Australian Federal Politics. As such, it’s the first of what no doubt … Continue reading

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Are we just shouting more?

I hope not. But I’ve been on-line a lot since my last blog post and there is (pardon me for being naive here) a colossal amount of “stuff”.  Maybe we should focus on creating our networks, perhaps more gently, perhaps … Continue reading

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The need for more control after all?

Today’s news in Australia about an activist who issued a spurious media release that resulted in millions of dollars being wiped off the market value of Australian mining company Whitehaven Coal (see Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald) begs the … Continue reading

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Is public relations the bastard child of marketing?

I only ask because it strikes me that, too often the management of reputation, the engagement of employees, the building of relationships with customers and the public, the declaration of corporate beliefs, the declaration of beliefs by an organization in … Continue reading

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