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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Crisis management: The BBC and Martin Bashir

There are incidents and attitudes in crisis management. Most reputational damage begins with an incident and escalates with a bad attitude. So Martin Bashir lying to land a scoop with the Princess of Wales is an incident. The BBC failing to investigate it thoroughly is an attitude. And it’s how a crisis begins to spiral […]

25th May 2021

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Powerpoint Presentation tips: Three ways to increase your impact

Three simple PowerPoint presentation tips you can use the next time you’re speaking to an audience – be that virtually or in person.

20th May 2021

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Assertive empathy

I ran assertiveness training at the end of last year that really made me think. The manager I was coaching was struggling to cope with the demands of a jaded workforce, and was struggling to demonstrate his assertiveness. Read on for more.

11th May 2021

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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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