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A spotlight on the Manx bubble

A spotlight on the Manx bubble

As of February 1st 2021, the Isle of Man had no “unexplained” cases of Coronavirus in the community and its residents became free citizens once again.  They waved goodbye to masks and social distancing, and schools and businesses were reopened. In pictures of Douglas’ busy high street shoppers are arm in arm, pausing to browse window displays. […]

16th February 2021
Big gestures from small businesses

Big gestures from small businesses

As a small business owner, it can feel like you’re juggling multiple balls while balanced on the back of a tipsy elephant. Sales, project management, emails galore, logistics, customer service, accounts, HR, catching up with the team… but let’s not dwell on all that!  One of the big pluses? As a small business owner, you […]

15th February 2021
Is remote working crushing your creativity?

Is remote working crushing your creativity?

Video conferencing and remote working are damaging creative talent. Such is the opinion of global brand expert Martin Lindstrom. It’s something of a two-pronged attack, with both the intense schedules of Zoom calls and calendar invites and the unstimulating nature of home working up for debate. While remote working has proved a vital lifeline for […]

12th February 2021
Businesses are sharing the love this Valentine’s

Businesses are sharing the love this Valentine’s

Valentine’s day is no longer just “for lovers”. Whether this comes as a result of genuine inclusivity, and I do like to think so, or canny marketing, February 14th has become a day to celebrate any individual who brings joy to your life. A quick look online even reveals hampers of personalised Valentine’s dog biscuits […]

11th February 2021
Why mentoring is a two-way street

Why mentoring is a two-way street

Did you know that the original “Mentor” was in fact a loyal friend and counsellor in Homer’s epic poem, “The Odyssey”?  Skipping to the modern day, the valuable support and guidance offered by a professional mentor cannot be underestimated. This is particularly true for young people starting out in the workplace and trying to decide […]

10th February 2021
Robot Mascot vs. The curse of poor communication

Robot Mascot vs. The curse of poor communication

Do you have a job title that you’ve given up even trying to explain to friends and family? Then spare a thought for the entrepreneurs and business owners whose viability depends on convincing investors that they’re the ones to back. All too often its poor communication rather than a bad idea itself that prevents companies from getting […]

09th February 2021
How Rubik’s harnessed the brighter side of 2020

How Rubik’s harnessed the brighter side of 2020

When Professor Ernő Rubik first developed his eponymous Cube, originally intended as a learning tool for architectural students, the internet as we know it and our digitally connected lives would have seemed something out of the movies. However, 2020 was something of a PR triumph for this unassuming little Cube.  Officially introduced to the world […]

25th January 2021
Media trends review 2021

Media trends review 2021

The latest media trends survey from the Reuters Institute at Oxford University predicts that 2021 will be “a year of profound and rapid digital change” as we look to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis into a world where “the physical and virtual coexist in new ways.” Encouragingly, almost three-quarters (73%) of media leaders reported feeling confident about […]

22nd January 2021
The art of negotiation in PR and everyday life

The art of negotiation in PR and everyday life

There’s no doubting that negotiation is important across the board: assigning the household chores, coaxing a toddler, pitching a workplace promotion, renewing your internet provider, the evening’s Netflix choice, buying a property, trying to wangle a best offer on eBay… it goes on and on. However, negotiation is often overlooked or simply misunderstood as a […]

19th January 2021
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