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Welcome to The Very Hungry Communicator  

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Welcome to The Very Hungry Communicator  

At Alive we love pictures. We love words. And we love stories.

Chuck Gose loves all these things too. Which is why, when Chuck suggested we work together to bring the story of The Hungry Communicator to life, we did a little happy dance.

And it’s been a joy!

Together, we’ve created this tale to tell the inspiring story of you, the hungry communicator and your journey towards confidence, credibility and contentment.

The original Hungry Caterpillar book, published nearly 50 years ago, not only provides fun and entertainment to children around the world, it also uses educational themes – counting, the days of the week, foods, and a butterfly’s life stages.

From beautiful butterflies to confident communicators

In a similar way, we wanted our story to entertain and to inspire grown up (and young at heart) internal communicators everywhere.

In our book, we tell the tale of our hungry communicator’s amazing transformation.

We travel a fruitful trail of development, commitment and spirit, guided by a hunger for success and a desire to prove worth. From uncertainty and unease, our hungry communicator emerged as a respected professional by defining the way forward, accepting the challenge and sweating on the details.

Feeling the love for our chipper little friend

We’ve heard some super kind words from those already enjoying the story…

“I LOVE the Very Hungry Communicator. It’s a fun and super easy read but also manages to be a highly useful aide memoire on what should go into a strategy too.”

“A great tool to give to someone when they ask, ‘What do you do?’”

“The Hungry Communicator made me think, laugh, muse and remember and it totally excited me. It’s full of emotion, creativity and genius.”

“Loving your work. My children are impressed too. “A caterpillar book for a grown up? Wow.”

“The Hungry Communicator looks AMAZING!”

If you’d like your own copy of The Very Hungry Communicator, get in touch or tweet us here, using #HungryCommunicator.

Travel your own trail to confident communication.

Be the hungry, happy hero of your own story.

“The guys at Alive understand the complexities of our business which means we don’t need to explain the detail of every project or design piece – they’re already on it, which keeps things moving and delivers the results we need.”

Emily Stoten — Head of Marketing, Selecta

“I feel like they own and care for the project as much as we do! I would not use anyone else for my creative work and think Alive is ahead of the game.”

Jo Hobbs — Communications Manager

“Thanks for all your help. We are delighted with the campaign, both in terms of the creativity and messaging but also the thought taken over the rollout of the materials. All looks absolutely fabulous!”

Sarah Crowdy — Campaign and Media Officer Communications, South East Water

“We went to ‘Alive’ for ideas on how to run a specific employee program in Europe. Alan and his team were brilliant in coming up with fresh, creative and practical approaches. The team took charge and executed brilliantly. We are pleased with the progress made so far and hope to have the same level of partnership and commitment going forward.”

Sobha — Tata Consultancy Services

“So glad that we chose Alive to create our new website. As well as taking the time to get the visual side of our requirement right, they worked with us to understand us, our business and our clients and reflect this across the site. We loved their flexible approach, which, coupled with the right level of challenge has replaced our old, clunky site with one we can be proud of. ”

Victoria Ford — Perago

“We got 'Alive' involved to help us shift mindsets across our organisation and they delivered! Using simple, clear and creative ideas the team have delivered us a campaign which has seen a dramatic increase in idea sharing and development. They’ve also played a significant role in creating a culture of shared success. I wouldn’t hesitate to work with again, in fact, we already are!”

Gavin Buckle — B&Q