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13 cracking things I read in September

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Another month from 2016 has been chalked off, which means it’s time for another roundup of some of the best articles that I read over the last few weeks. Continue reading 13 cracking things I read in September

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59 things I learned at #casesmc 2016

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Last week saw more than 80 higher education folk descend on Brighton for the 2016 Case Europe Social Media and Community Conference, an event I co-chaired for the first time. Despite having confidence in the schedule my co-chair Steven den Boer and I had put together, I was definitely a bit nervous as we kicked things off on Thursday morning; would all the speakers be ok, would the technology work and, most importantly, would our delegates get as much value and knowledge from the conference as possible? Continue reading 59 things I learned at #casesmc 2016

‘This is not soccer’ – communications lessons from Nigel Owens

Referee Nigel Owens gestures to the players during the Rugby World Cup game between Samoa and South Africa at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Referee Nigel Owens gestures to the players during the Rugby World Cup game between Samoa and South Africa at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

In case you didn’t notice, the 2016 version of the Six Nations kicked off at the weekend, meaning Europe’s top rugby union stars will be knocking lumps out of each other every weekend until the middle of March. While the games are always enjoyable (especially if they end in a Welsh victory!), another undoubted highlight is the chance to see, and hear, the best referee in the world in action – Nigel Owens. Continue reading ‘This is not soccer’ – communications lessons from Nigel Owens

Photograph – thoughts on the #nomakeupselfie

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(No Gene, the idea was to have no makeup)

This week’s #nomakeupselfie craze has raised more than £1 million in A DAY! Love it or hate it, it’s hard to knock that amount of money being raised. It’s also been an interesting example of the masses taking control. Continue reading Photograph – thoughts on the #nomakeupselfie