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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Making the complex simple: Three steps to banish jargon

Leaders in business, technology and politics know the importance of making the complex simple. So how can you turn your jargon into easy, understandable language? Here are three steps you can take.

23rd June 2021

Glasgow School of Art fire: Crisis media training Scotland

How should you deal with the media while in the midst of a crisis? Here’s Colin Stone’s recollections of the devastating fire at the Glasgow School of Art in 2018 – and what those in charge at the school should’ve done differently.

10th June 2021

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Naomi Osaka and the media in 2021

Naomi Osaka has sent shockwaves through the tennis world by withdrawing from the French Open. But she’s raised serious issues that need to be addressed. The audience would have sympathised if she’d limped out of Roland Garros with a physical injury. The fact it’s her mental health that’s damaged divides opinion.

1st June 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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