For some of us on calendar-year budgets, it’s that time when we’re looking at where we went over and where we have a bit left over. We’ve pulled together our top 10 buys, should you find yourself with any budget left over in 2015 for things that will help support successful engagements in 2016. 1. […]
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For those of us on calendar year budgets, it’s time to review where we went over and where we have a bit to spare. Therefore we’ve pulled together our top 10 buys, should you find yourself with any budget left over in 2015 for things that will help support successful engagements in the new year.
It’s early for resolutions, we know, but we thought before you turned to the personal, this might be a good time to make some professional resolutions… after you’ve already taken stock of what worked well, and less well in 2015. As an engagement professional, facilitator, community builder, community and stakeholder relations professional, consider the following […]
Disclaimer: We’re not sending out Christmas cards this year. It’s not that we don’t want to wish colleagues, clients and collaborators a Merry Christmas – it’s just that we don’t want to add to your recycling bin. So, we’ve decided to do a special 12 Days of Christmas with our best tips, tricks, learnings and […]
Making a decision can be hard, particularly when there is a lot of noise, people feel passionately on both sides, and the stakes are high. Whether it’s deciding to tell your child, “no more Thomas the Tank Engine!”, or a municipal councillor saying “yes, we are moving forward with approving a re-zoning”, or the Prime […]
At Delaney + Associates, we follow the IAP2 Planning Protocol. This is a framework designed to create a consistent approach to planning and designing an engagement. After having done this several hundred times, we have a consistent framework that we apply with some modifications based on the needs of the client.
I’d like to suggest that just about all of us want to be liked and respected as professionals. There’s nothing wrong with this; in fact it can be a good thing if it promotes ethical, values-based decisions and behaviours, particularly amongst leaders and decision makers. But there is a fine line, and recently we have […]
Dear Fellow Canadians – It’s a new day, we have a new government and here are the top three things we hope to see in the months and years ahead. 1. Listening: You say you won by listening, so don’t stop. Engage Canadians on their values – the things they care about and the kind […]
I am very pleased to say that I have had a chance to attend the Canadian Public Relations Society’s conference on Engagement + Impact in Montreal this year. It has been a great conference to attend and present at. This morning, if you did attend my presentation, you have learned the Delaney’s ten-step process for […]