Stories are important – they capture attention and they drive action. Let’s take a look at what happens in our brains when we hear stories and how it impacts our behavior.
Recent studies in neuroscience have proven that stories shape emotions, and emotions drive actions. So which plots will make your stories more memorable?
After twenty years, I am leaving my PR agency, LEWIS. Thatâ€™s a long time to work with one firm, especially in an industry where average tenure is about three years. So I thought Iâ€™d take this chance to talk about two things – the importance of tenure, and whatâ€™s next for me personally.
Creativity, like love and happiness, is a common concept but hard to define. If we want to increase our creativity, we need a clear concept of what it means. So let’s take a look.
If we want to be more creative, we need to understand where ideas actually come from. Is there a part of the brain where all ideas are born? Let’s find out.
Children are wildly creative – but why do we lose that as adults? And more importantly, how do we get it back?
Face it – you arenâ€™t as creative as you want to be. In fact, you arenâ€™t even as creative as you used to be. But why?
The role of a marketer or communicator can be stressful. Reputations and revenues are at stake, budgets can be significant, deadlines short, outcomes uncertain and scrutiny high. Itâ€™s fun – but it can have its moments. So how do you cope? Here are three ways to manage your stress and avoid a meltdown.
The robots are coming! At least to the journalism industry – specifically earnings and crime reporting. As a fan of automation in PR, I was asked recently what I thought about this trend. Are we all about to be replaced by robots, as weâ€™ve seen in manufacturing? In short, no. Hereâ€™s why!
Brand journalism – organizations creating professional content – is a real and significant trend. But what impact will it have on corporate reputations and the media?