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I recently finished a great book by Dr Adam Fraser called The Third Space, in it he details how to use life’s little transitions to find balance; a chance to reflect, rest and reset between the first space (what you’ve doing right now) and the second space (what you’re about to do). The third space is the gap in the middle. Halfway through our tenure...
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Amanda Blesing FARPI holds one of the top 1% LinkedIn viewed profiles globally. Here at IABC NSW we were delighted to host Amanda for two exclusive events; how to amplify executive brands via LinkedIn and 7 critical elements of subtly powerful self-promotion. Our board members Patrick Armstrong and Megan Thomas share their key insights. LinkedIn offers amazing opportunities to build and amplify our brands, but...
Business / Crisis communication / Crisis Management / Leadership communications
Sally Bruce, Former CEO AMP Bank So, would you fly blind? Obviously not, but it feels to me a fitting parallel to being a senior executive without a good communication team. From my experience the comms team do more than add an increment to performance. They are skilled counsel in both business as usual and crisis times. They find the right voice for the situation,...
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It isn’t often that you are awarded a scholarship to attend a leadership conference in the USA! However, this is where I found myself a few short weeks ago at the IABC’s annual Leadership Institute in Long Beach, California. The experience proved to be a career highlight, among many since joining the board of IABC NSW in 2017. Special thanks to IABC Asia-Pacific for making...
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In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world, communications roles continue to evolve as our stakeholders, technology, and the expectations on us become more complex. At the recent IABC NSW event Take your communication career to the next level, thirty communicators from across a range of sectors were joined by three industry experts to explore how we can navigate our way through some of the biggest scenarios...
Leadership communications / Member post
Megan Thomas, Director at Buzz Communications and IABC NSW member, shares her insights from recent research into leadership communications. While a leader’s presence in the market is likely to be quite evident, the way they communicate internally with their people will not usually be on display. So, if you are an internal comms professional, how do you know if you are on top of best practise...
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IABC NSW Board Director, Ben Wyld, reflects on what he learned from Communications Measurement Expert, Angela Sinickas. Angela Sinickas has been challenging assumptions throughout her career as a communication professional. It’s what has forged her formidable reputation in the industry and underpinned her pioneering work in the area of communication measurement – it’s also earned her 21 international communication awards along the way. For an...
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FUSION: The Communicators’ Conference for IABC Asia-Pacific, has announced highly regarded journalist, author and broadcaster Tracey Spicer as keynote speaker. Renowned for the courage of her convictions, passion for social justice, and commitment to equality, she also has a wicked sense of humour. Currently, she works as a columnist for Fairfax, presentation trainer for Outspoken Women and the Australian Film, Television and Radio School, and...
Change / Communications / Leadership communications / Membership
At the IABC NSW, our strongest asset is you - our network of capable and knowledgeable members. From those who’ve joined this year, to those who’ve been there from the start – there is a wealth of experience and perspective across this diverse group. This month, we’d like to introduce one of our long-time members – Sandra Black, who shares with us her perspectives on change, leadership comms, and how other members can get the most out of being part of the global network and community that is the IABC.
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Ben Findlay, Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications at Deloitte Australia, shares his views on our recent marquee event, 'An evening with David Morrison'.