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Happy 50th Birthday Charlie Bucket

A wonderful post again this week from Karen Hart whose blog celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Karen’s blog appears on the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators website where she shares her connection with

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Posted in literature, special events, storytelling

The reinvention of PR – ten thoughts

Kelly Quigley-Hicks recently attended a regional Chartered Institute of Public Relations conference, which brought together high calibre speakers with PR professionals from a wide range of agencies and organisations. In this blog Kelly shares with us her thoughts on the day

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Posted in communicating, conferences, data, public relations, social media, storytelling, working practices

Happy World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day, Dawn Reeves blogs about one of her favourite novels which surprisingly has local government at the heart of its plot. The story looks at communities, public/private schemes, flood plains and budget cuts – and was

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Posted in communities, literature, local government, public sector, storytelling

Learning, earning, writing and socialising

Do you remember week 48? I know it was a while ago so you might have forgotten. For me (Kate Bentham) Week 48 has been sneering at me every time I logged on. It’s been playing on my mind. It’s

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, apps, blogging, communicating, conferences, design, digital technology, Ebooks, health, health services, ideas/innovation, leadership, learning, literature, local government, managing change, patient care, public sector, setting goals, social media, storytelling, working practices

Crossroads

An extremely powerful story this week from Steve Nestor about two women, strangers to each other, but who were there when it mattered. The story looks at how the one saved the other, one was from pain and injury and

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Posted in communities, family, friendship, humanity, society

Some Classic Karl…

This week Karl Green, who has been busy revising for exams, blogs about how he started writing when he was younger, and shares some of the titles and plots he wrote whilst still at school. Karl also shares with us

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Posted in literature, science, setting goals, storytelling

Giving it all away

I am very excited to read that Karen Hart is going to be writing fiction, she has a wonderful way of telling a story and this week she shares one of her short fictional stories. We hope to read more

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Posted in setting goals, storytelling

E-participation and storytelling

This week Participation Cymru looks at E-participation and Storytelling, sharing some of the work they have done and the work of people they have met and respect in this particular field. They also share a very interesting video blog which

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The naked public servant

Here’s a fantastic post from Phil Jewitt looking at the importance of getting back to basics with the language that we use, how he learns from networking, plus a bit more on ‘complex adaptive systems theory’! The naked public servant |

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Posted in communicating, customer service, learning, local government, public relations, public sector, storytelling

Content creation and the power of stories

This week Matt Bond discusses the power of story telling within an organisation and shares two very compelling videos from Coca Cola who tell the story of moving from Creative Excellence to Content Excellence. A very interesting read. Content creation

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