Lifting the Lid on Strategic Communication Excellence


Lifting the Lid is our free monthly webinar series hosted by Sia Papageorgiou FRSA, SCMP, featuring examples, case studies, presentations and discussions about strategic communication excellence.

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Previous webinar recordings


Lifting the Lid Episode #1 With James E. Lukaszewski: Crisis proofing your organisation's reputation (and maybe your own)

They don't call him the expert to call "when all hell breaks loose" for nothing. Jim is an expert’s expert in dealing with tough, touchy, supersensitive, reputation-threatening and redefining circumstances. In our first Lifting the Lid webinar, Jim talks about the five crucial elements most crisis response plans avoid, ignore, or simply lack, and the seven crucial mistakes that turn a potentially perfect response into persistent, long-term, bad news.

Here are downloadable presentation slides and the handout Jim shared. Bonus treat: Jim's going to record a follow-up session just for us to answer some bonus questions – stay tuned.


Lifting the Lid episode #2 with Gabrielle Dolan. It's time to get real: build trust, be authentic and communicate with impact

In this webinar, keynote speaker, educator and bestselling author, Gabrielle Dolan and Lifting the Lid host Sia Papageorgiou talk about real communication and authentic leadership - what it means, what it looks like and how we can all do better.

Here are downloadable presentation slides that Gabrielle shared to explain the storytelling types and formula (also available in the recording).


Lifting the Lid Episode #3 with Jane Mitchell, on how communication professionals can demonstrate their value in a world turned upside down

In this webinar we join values and ethics expert, Jane Mitchell FRSA and Lifting The Lid host, Sia Papageorgiou, FRSA, to discuss how now is a golden opportunity for communication professionals to demonstrate their value to during this universally unique and disrupted time. 

Please do yourself a favour and watch the recording and then connect with Jane on LinkedIn.

If you're interested in pursuing the ideas we discussed further, get in touch with Sia at or Jane at