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A false doctor

Recently, there was a case of a man who posed as a famous doctor and specialist in hearing problems, claiming to be a graduate of Polish and US universities. He captivated media attention with his intriguing discussions on hearing issues and even ran a private practice, where he sold hearing aids at inflated prices. However,…

5 steps to communicate successfully in extreme crisis

The recent global crises have revealed the value of simplicity, consistency and honesty in communications. Those leaders who applied these values seem to be more effective than those who rushed into action and produced contradictory rules, orders and messages. If you run a business and find yourself in a major crisis, simplicity, consistency and honesty…

How do you communicate figures?

⚡An engineer corrected a press release.His version read:The modernization resulted in emission decrease: SO2 and SO3 from 200 mg/nm3 to 154 mg/nm3, HCL from 250 mg/nm3 to 16 mg/nm3 and particles from 23 mg/nm3 to 13 mg/nm3 ( O2 = 6% )🤔.👉Cute, isn’t it😍? So how do you communicate figures?👉In press releases?👉In Facebook posts? Simplify!Make…

Roger PR is 1 year old!

One year ago I started my side hustle. A freelance PR/communications consultancy for aviation projects – Roger PR.The story was simple and so different from the typical “I was fed up with corpo and decided to pursue my dream”. I was not. I had been doing PR for great multinational companies for over 20 years.…

Doing PR for a 17-year-old? A dream or a nightmare?

Working for a 17-year-old – sounds like a nightmare? Quite the opposite… …if the 17-year-old is a pilot flying around the world, the youngest in history, who wants to show the world that young people like himself can really make a difference. Meet Mack Rutherford (MackSolo). This British-Belgian pilot is attempting to beat the Guinness…

A good story does the trick

If you have a great story to tell, you can make the headlines – without PR agencies or advertising budgets, actually even without any PR or communications experience. 👉 I tried it. My test rabbits were a great, small team of an aviation firm, SkyDream. They sell ultralight planes, teach people to fly, do maintenance…

How to effectively manage communications contractors 

Is it better to centralize your pool of communications contractors, or instead allow each manager to hire their own agencies and freelancers? Small organizations have fewer dilemmas: one business, one person responsible for communications (comms manager or the CEO themselves), one PR agency or a freelance contractor. But problems can occur as the size of…

Work or hobby?

🤔Work or hobby?PR or aviation?👉Or both? For a few months now I have been enjoying the pleasure of combining my professional experience (communications, public relations) and my hobby (aviation). I have been helping two amazing young people tell their stories. Zara Rutherford (www.flyzolo.com) has flown around the globe as the youngest woman in history. Her brother Mack…