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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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

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How to persuade your audience

Greek philosopher laid the foundations for how to persuade your audience using only your words. There are three different devices to use. Read on.

29th July 2020

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An analysis of Dominic Cummings’ communication

Even in the time of a global pandemic, it’s one of the biggest stories of the year. So how do we rate Dominic Cummings’ communication? Read on.

25th May 2020

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