2020 Victorian bush fires – communication teams’ vital role

By |2020-01-05T22:38:21+00:00January 4th, 2020|Business Communication, Strategic Communication|

As I sit in my house on the 90 Mile Beach in Gippsland, bush fires are raging, destroying East Gippsland and our Victorian alpine region. Gippsland is a huge region of Victoria, fortunately we are safe here with the fires currently about 100km away. The Premier of Victoria declared a 'State of Disaster' as [...]

5 Benefits of Alumni Business Networks

By |2018-09-13T22:20:46+00:00September 12th, 2018|Business Communication, Communication in schools, Events - Workshops - Coaching, School leadership, Strategic Communication|

Good networking skills create good business networks Marcellin College in Bullen Victoria is proactive in fostering community and alumni involvement to support current and past students. Recently I facilitated a Networking Skills session for the Marcellin Foundation Business Network.  In my workshop on fine tuning networking skills and how to master the 45-second pitch, participants learned [...]

Global fundraising awareness challenge

By |2018-09-20T01:29:14+00:00August 30th, 2018|Business Communication, Campaign Planning, Strategic Communication|

A global team fundraising challenge - London - Concept Pitch for NGO WaterAid This year I was invited to work in London on a global team campaign pitch project for WaterAid, a Not for profit humanitarian organisation.  Coming from Australia where WaterAid's fundraising efforts are relatively unknown, with limited knowledge, it was a privilege to learn [...]

5 things communication professionals do to grow organisations

By |2018-08-31T00:27:06+00:00August 30th, 2018|Business Communication, Strategic Communication|

How do you describe the communication function in an organisation? Defining the role of a communication professional, how they contribute to the growth of an organisation can be difficult to explain.  Some people call it PR, communication, corporate affairs, community engagement or marketing. If asked to explain how does communication differs from marketing it [...]

Digital Storytelling

By |2018-07-26T11:06:29+00:00May 19th, 2018|Social Media|

The Breaking Through Women in Comedy Project Breaking Through Women in Comedy is a creative digital storytelling project with the intention to create a movement for lovers of comedy and in particular, our target audience females 18-29 aspiring to break into a career of comedy.  We chose a video storytelling genre with insights shared by [...]

Identity Orientation in Social Media

By |2018-05-02T23:04:09+00:00April 25th, 2018|Business Communication, identity orientation, Social Media|

Identity Orientation in Social Media Strategy In our lives how we look, what we say, what we do, shapes the perception of our identity in the eyes of others.  Social media provides a digital platform where we can control how we look, what we say and do, to frame our identity in the [...]