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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Racism in cricket: Michael Vaughan’s BBC interview

The issue of racism in cricket has reared its ugly head in recent months. Allegations have come from high-profile players across the sport. So picture this. If you were asked on camera by a BBC interviewer to defend or denounce everything you’ve ever said, how would you fare? Any comment that was apparently racist, homophobic, […]

29th November 2021

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Boris Johnson speech: what went wrong at the CBI?

Analysing a Boris Johnson speech is challenging at the best of times – and the one he gave to the CBI this week made for painful viewing. Let’s analyse what happened, and what you can do differently the next time you’re caught short on stage.

24th November 2021

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Campaign slogan writing: Greta Thunberg’s blah blah blah

Greta Thunberg’s iconic ‘blah blah blah’ quote will be remembered for years. It’s been quoted and reused by politicians, and printed in news headlines. So what’s made it work?

5th November 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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