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About

This website is a great source of content, providing you with a wealth of ideas and information for using communication to achieve the results you want. As founder and Managing Director of Cutting Edge Insights Pty Ltd (ABN 74 620 629 825), Kim Harrison has been the driving force behind this initiative since 2005, writing 350+ wide-ranging, practical articles you can access here. He loves learning about communication and sharing this knowledge.

With wide experience as a senior communication manager, consultant, author and lecturer, he is an authority in this field. You can join more than half a million people from around the world each year who read and subscribe to the insights in blogs, articles and eBooks available in this website.

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Depth of experience

Kim’s depth of experience includes senior corporate and government public affairs management positions with national and international companies, managing his own consulting firm, teaching PR in university courses, business coaching, and becoming CEO of a non-profit organization.

Starting out with a BA degree in English, he became skillful in writing, communication planning, persuasion and influence techniques, employee communication and recognition, issue and crisis management, stakeholder relations management and sponsorship.

Quoted in The New York Times

Kim has written hundreds of blogs and articles, and several eBooks on communication and management. The New York Times has quoted from his articles, along with journalists and writers from other media, as well as communicators around the world.

Making a professional contribution

A longstanding member of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA), Kim was elected state president of the PRIA in 2007, and became a national director for 3 years. He was elected a Fellow of the PRIA in 2008, a high honor awarded to members who have achieved distinction in the profession.

Kim ran the successful PRIA professional development program in his state for 6 years. He is author of a 900-page book, Strategic Public Relations, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2011, which has been set as a textbook in a dozen Australian university courses.

Contributing actively to the community, Kim also used his marketing communication and management skills as part-time CEO of nonprofit organization Crime Stoppers Ltd in Western Australia in 2014-16.

Testimonial

As always, I am so thankful with your ideas that can be shared to our Corporate [management].
May you continue to grow in wisdom and continue to share for the betterment of all the businesses who are blessed to read your articles.

Bella Sagum

Los Angeles, USA

Bella Sagum