Welcome to Fit2Communicate
We are fascinated by people and how we each take the same information but can interpret it so differently. We believe in first understanding before being understood. This places an emphasis on an often-forgotten skill – that of listening.
We help organisations and individuals to communicate with meaning so they can be at their best.
Organisations with engaged employees achieve:
Customer experience, profitability and safety statistics: 2013 UNC Kenan Flagler Business School Employee Engagement report.
Staff turnover and absence statistics: 2014 Engage for Success Wellbeing and Employee Engagement report
DO YOU WANT TO BE FIT TO COMMUNICATE?
If you want to be a better communicator but don’t know how to go about it or need help to do it consistently then we can help. We love to work with people like you who want to release their full communication potential.
We work with organisations, large and small, to enable their people to be at their best, whether that is during times of major change or generally improving results. Take a look at how we can help
We work with schools to improve communication to support students in being at their best. As two parents of school age children, we know how important good communication can be. Take a look at our book and more.
Disengaged and demotivated employees cost organisations money. One reason for this cost is when an organisation tries to create a customer experience that isn’t a reality for employees. It’s simple, if you can’t...learn more→
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We are two people who work with a range of associates as required to build and help deliver communication approaches that will work for you.
Karen has 20 years’ experience in Marketing Communications roles, in UK and global organisations working with senior leadership teams. Karen takes strategic targets and issues and translates these into effective communications plans to deliver personal and organisation results. She has worked with Zurich Financial Services, The Natural History Museum, The Wellcome Trust, Samaritans, schools and Pearson Learning. In addition, she’s been a school Head of Communications and worked in education Marketing.
Justin has 16 years’ experience in delivering successful change communication in UK and global organisations, including Zurich Financial Services, Police Mutual Assurance Society and Samaritans. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and holds a postgraduate diploma in internal communication management. He coaches triathlon and is passionate about helping people achieve their dreams.
We can work with you face-to-face or virtually but we always start off by listening to what you need. We can work with you on a one-off project or on a more on-going basis.
We are based in Surrey and Wiltshire but are happy and able to travel within reasonable distances of these locations.
“Karen is one of the most dedicated, approachable and effective communication professionals in industry. She has supported us at 360 in the development of communications strategies in our work with clients, and is a true asset to any organisation lucky enough to utilise her skill-set. We can’t recommend her enough.”
– Justin Buckthorp, Director, 360 Health & Performance
“Justin would be an asset for anyone requiring excellent internal communication skills and a genuine desire to collaborate. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him, and I do hope our paths will cross again.”
– Amanda Loy-Ellis, Program Communication Manager, Pearson