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.

U-turn as often as it takes to face forward

“The lady’s not for turning” became one of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s most famous quotes. But u-turns, when done properly, are a key part of communicating in business.

27th August 2020

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How to handle a crisis

This week, the Scottish Government has shown the football administrators how to handle a crisis of confidence after nine players at two clubs breached coronavirus rules. Read on.

12th August 2020

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7 times I got things wrong in communication (and what I learned as a result)

When we run communication skills training in Glasgow and Edinburgh, I’m often asked about the mistakes I’ve made and what I learned from them. For fun (and learning), I’ve decided to write about seven of my biggest blunders here.

4th August 2020

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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