Monthly Archives: June 2013

Communicate

Much is being written about yesterday’s leadership change in Australia’s Labor Party and government. For those of you reading those outside Australia, simply enter “Julia Gillard” or “Kevin Rudd” into Google. You can argue that communications were very much at … Continue reading

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We’re two today

This blog is two years old. Thank you for reading.

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The art of politics, the art of communication, Part 3

As the Australian Federal Parliament enters its final week before the Federal Election (still scheduled for September 14th, but who knows in this climate) let’s consider again how the players have made their plays and communicated their positions since my … Continue reading

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People know more than you think

It’s useful to remember that in most commercial contexts, the audience has already done its research on your organization, and there’s probably a reason why those in the audience are listening to you.

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The oldest communications skill of all?

No, not the one you’re thinking of. The side-step, back-track and no comment I think represent the oldest communication skill of all. Most familiar from the political world, the strategic side-step, the tactical tap-dance around a problem, crisis, product recall, … Continue reading

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