October 7th, 2019
“Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it.”
Wise words by J K Rowling and particularly relevant following recent events in parliament where the language used has hit the headlines.
As internal communicators we are often the guardians of the language used inside our organisations, and current events are an important reminder of the impact it can have. So how can we ensure that everyone understands what language is appropriate and avoid causing offence or distress to people inside our organisations?
This blog was originally written for Alive with Ideas. Read the full blog on their website.