Training / Communications Blog

We blog weekly about training and communications. If our posts strike a chord of elephantine proportions, do comment – we love a good conversation.

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How to make people switch on, rather than switch over

Make it relate – before it’s too late! That simple mantra reminds us to put at the top of our presentations what’s in it for the audience, rather than us. So when you’re pitching for business, make it all about them rather than all about you.

26th May 2015

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Rules of communication skills

Keep it short, clear, and fresh. Three things to bear in mind every time we want to communicate with colleagues, clients, friends or the world. Our media training and presentation skills training courses emphasise short, clear, fresh messages – every time.

18th May 2015

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Eight steps to beat a fear of public speaking

Glossophobia! The fear of public speaking. And three out of four of us in the UK suffer from it. Little wonder most arrive at our presentation skills courses nervous…until they find out they’re in the majority.Then practice and simple techniques take the place of fear and doubt.

18th May 2015

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Build Your Confidence

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.

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