Firstly I would like to wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year and to thank all my wonderful clients for their support in 2010. I have a feeling that 2011 will see a turnaround in our slightly besieged economy. I could already feel a difference in the second half of last year.
My work has suddenly started taking me more into our neighbouring states, meeting such interesting people with the same media problems that occur in South Africa. Before I migrated for my annual respite under the mountains in Cape Town I worked with people from Nigeria, Botswana, Malawi, Swaziland, Angola, Zimbabwe and beyond - and look forward to spending more time in Africa this coming year.
As well as media training, 2011 holds some exciting challenges for me. I’m kicking off the year with a Public Relations Master Class for PRISA (Public Relations Institute of South Africa) on the 26th January. This follows my appearance as a guest speaker at their 2010 Conference and I’m flattered to be asked to take this further.