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Training the future women leaders from rural Australia

Sometimes you get to do work you really, really love. And that’s the experience we had recently when we worked with AgriFutures to deliver media training sessions for the state finalists in their Rural Women’s...

What makes a good offsite?

A few weeks back, Team HC hit the road to the picturesque Hunter Valley for a three day offsite. Many might think – how much work can you actually do in the wine region? Well,...

The carbon farming miss

If you operate in or around agribusiness in Australia, you are probably hearing the term ‘carbon farming’ every second day. Even if you’re not in ag, you are probably familiar with the concept of carbon...

Stepping in when someone steps out

Picture this: You’re about to lose a key team member for an extended period. Do you recruit a replacement (good luck in this tight labour market), share the job around the team, load someone up...

Our most memorable Matildas moments

Matildas fever gripped HC, Sydney, Australia and the globe during the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Here are our favourite memories from a remarkable competition. Kendi – I was at a 60th birthday party when that...

Is the business card dead?

I asked someone for their business card recently and was met with a look of skepticism. “Do people still do that?” they said. And it got me thinking… do they?? At Hardman Communications, we have...

Mastering the media

We love media training – there’s nothing better than seeing a nervous media newbie (or even a veteran looking for a skills update) feeling confident and ready to own their interviews. Here are our top...

Time for a check-up?

Check-ups are always important, whether it’s with a doctor for your health, a mechanic for your car, or in our case, with a client for the projects we’re working on. It’s important to work in...

The power of the pitch

How many emails do you get each day? Multiply it by 10 and that’s probably the number of media pitches that land in the inbox of your favourite journo. If you want your big news...