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Tales of a non-comms Comms Hero

Posted by Nathaniel Brown on March 29, 2019

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I’m Michelle, a Finance Business Analyst and first time Comms Hero. Not what you were expecting, am I right? Being a complete outsider, I wanted to share my thoughts on why I am proud to get involved in the hope that it will encourage more people like me to take a leap of faith! Like many people, I’d been following @CommsHero and @WeAreResource on Twitter and marvelled at the quirky swag, Krispy Kremes and t-shirts so exclusive, everyone in the Twittersphere wants one.  Intrigued by what I saw, I was determined to find out what it was all about.  Turns

“Building trust, not daring to fail is the key to success”

Posted by Nathaniel Brown on March 29, 2019

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Mark Lawrence, Web Editor, 24 Housing was at #CommsHero by resource   This is not a quote from a motivational speaker, but one by the great Paul Taylor from Bromford, who also challenged the Comms Hero delegates to “declare war on mediocrity”. Daring to fail as a concept had me a little worried, with many registered providers not having the resources to be able to fail and not disrupt people’s lives. And I saw this worry being voiced by a few others around. However, I had faith Asif and his resource team would not just say ‘throw money around and

Why I’m attending CommsHero

Posted by Nathaniel Brown on March 29, 2019

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The comms hero events have been around for a while now and I have yet to attend one – this one seems like a good one to give it a go – why? Because we all need to take a few more risks. It’s easy to carry on doing what we have always done or staying in our comfort zone and I’m excited to hear about case studies where things don’t always go to plan- how you can put them right and how you learn from them. It’s a network I haven’t had much interaction with so I’m interested to

DARE TO FAIL – Why Becoming a CommsHero will take you out of your comfort zone & lead to success

Posted by Nathaniel Brown on March 29, 2019

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CommsHero will take you out of your comfort zone & lead to success What do 8th – 16th – 29th November have in common? The ‘not to be missed’ events of the year .. The dates of the next three CommsHero events The dates when I am elsewhere and am gutted because I can’t get to and support the events…events and people who inspire and energise me! Someone then asked me why I was disappointed and why I wanted to be part of it  – ‘you’re already a CommsHero’; what can you learn? Isn’t it just for Comms staff. In

Why I Dare To Chair

Posted by Nathaniel Brown on March 29, 2019

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W It’s just under a year ago since my team and I discovered #CommsHero – we immediately found an affiliation with its values and ideas, the community it’s created and sense of fun. Oh and the t-shirts. The t-shirts are ace. Having just missed the 2015 event we’ve been holding out to come to this year’s. My excitement levels rose when I discovered the #DaretoFail theme, it couldn’t be more perfect for us – it’s what we’re all about at RHP. And then I got the call* “Do you fancy chairing #CommsHero London?” I played it cool and took at