Episode 7

Published on:

23rd Aug 2023

Behind the Bob - when comms pros rule the world

In this episode of Behind the Bob, Diary of a Comms Director, Carrie-Ann Wade shares her thoughts and reflections on why communications professionals make good leaders.

03:26 - it's all about communication

04:04 - decision making

05:35 - taking action

06:57 - caring about the consequences

09:38 - creativity and curiosity

10:58 - "being strategic"

There are so many reasons why good communications professionals make good leaders, not that Carrie-Ann needs to tell you that.

If you are looking to step into a leadership position, or you are a leader who is considering your purpose and impact, then now is the time to reflect and consider what sort of leader you want to be. And why stop at comms? When comms pros rule the world who knows what could happen...


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You can find out more about Carrie-Ann and Cat's Pajamas Communications at www.cats-pajamas.co.uk

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About the Podcast

Behind the Bob
Diary of a Comms Director
Welcome to Behind the Bob, Diary of a Comms Director with me, Carrie-Ann Wade.

This podcast is all about developing communications leaders of the future and supporting you to grow and thrive in your comms career. You’ll hear from me about my experiences and insights and there might even be a special guest or two popping up.

Behind the Bob gives you a sneak peek into life as a comms director and provides you with all the "behind the scenes" knowledge to help you thrive as a communications leader.

About your host

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Carrie-Ann Wade

Carrie-Ann Wade is a communications director in the NHS with over 20 years of communications and marketing experience. She is also founder of Cat’s Pajamas Communications which focuses on mentoring communications professionals to grow and thrive in their careers.

She has most recently been a finalist in the inaugural Comms Hero Fearless Trailblazer award and shortlisted in the National Facilitation Awards 2023. She was named one of F:entrepreneur's #ialso100 2020 top female entrepreneurs and business leaders, and Cat’s Pajamas has been recognised in Small Business Saturday's UK #SmallBiz100, as a business with impact.

She is one part of the How to Take the Lead collaborative, and cohost of a podcast with the same name, exploring the challenges and opportunities of modern day leadership. Carrie-Ann also hosts ‘Behind The Bob, Diary of a Comms Director’, a podcast supporting aspiring communications leaders.

Find out more via www.cats-pajamas.co.uk