Build Your Confidence Through Great Communication
Whether speaking to the media or the Board, our courses help you overcome your fears to perform with confidence – every time.
Presentation skills training, media training, even negotiation skills. All delivered from our dedicated broadcast suite in Glasgow, Scotland. Whatever your training need, we help your senior managers become strong media performers, and public speakers.
Bill McFarlan is our co-founder and Executive Chairman – and has taken his brand of training to 23 countries over 26 years.find out more
Marjory Kenny headed Edinburgh Council’s PR team following 20 years in public office – after as much time in newspapers.find out more
Andrew McFarlan – co-owner and Managing Director – brings a deep understanding of social media and language skills to our courses.find out more
Journalist, PR man, playwright, and actor – Alan understands the power of the written word, and the importance of presence.find out more
In 28 years of helping people improve their public speaking abilities, we believe we’ve seen everything. Tears, uncontrollable laughter, technical failures, fainting, meltdowns… And that’s just the trainers. Here are five tips for when things derail during your public speaking performance – to get them back on track.
When in a hole, stop digging. If only United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz had done that this week during his own version of crisis communication. It’s really very simple: whatever business you’re in, have a plan. Follow good rules and you prevent bad things from happening.
Your bid may have a smaller value than winning The Commonwealth Games for Glasgow – but it means the world to you!
Whether you’re based in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, London, or anywhere in the world – we can help you get the media training and presentation skills training you and your Board deserves.
I knew that a powerful presentation was essential. The training experience was intense and supportive and enabled me to say what I had to say. I still keep in touch with Pink Elephant – and I still ask their advice.
Dr Pamela Levack, Medical Director, PATCH Scotland
Fantastic day today spent with Bill & Andrew, a difference-making day indeed and delighted to have won a Pink Elephant trophy!
Hilary Kerr, Sales Manager, Simpsinns
Brilliant , very valuable (and highly enjoyable) training course at Pink Elephant studios last week. Would recommend this to anyone!
Lorna Paterson, Regional Manager, NFU Scotland
Great course run by highly skilled and motivational members of the Pink Elephant team.
Jamie Cameron, Programme Manager, Every Can Counts
Invaluable training on improving our presentation skills which was delivered in a fun and informal way with actionable ‘take home’ tips to continue to put into practice.
Caryn Inglis, E-Commerce and Marketing Manager, A.D. Rattray
Some media trainers knock you down…and leave you down. Our media coaches show you how to deal with each knock…and still win through. So you have the presentation skills to perform – with confidence.