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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Humour works when the joke’s on you

Using humour in presentations is like a fireworks display – it can light up the atmosphere or blow you to bits. Here’s our advice.

20th April 2021

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Scotland’s lockdown rules: A golden opportunity to share your story

With Scotland’s lockdown rules on the verge of changing, the media will be full of stories of local businesses getting back on their feet. Will yours be one of them?

15th April 2021

Business writing Scotland: How to write for the time-poor

We’re all now “time-poor”. It’s how we define ourselves when we’re faced with a barrage of things we’d rather avoid reading, replying to, or doing. So how do you, as a business writer, cut through the noise? Here are three business writing principles to help you write for the time-poor skim reader. And to get […]

7th April 2021

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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