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.

Introducing my Son, our New Site and your New Courses

Twenty-six years ago this month, I took the biggest gamble of my life. I quit my full-time job as a BBC Scotland presenter of news and sport to set up my own company, The Broadcasting Business. We would run media training courses, presentation skills courses and make corporate and sporting videos. With three children under […]

14th July 2015

How to Turn Your Dull Powerpoint into a Fairytale Epic

Kids love bedtime stories. So why would big kids – adults – prefer a press release to a good story? Our presentation skills courses show you how to start your pitch with a cracking story – and keep clients enthralled…like the kids we all are!

18th June 2015

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Three Simple Rules for Handling the Media (and Mike Tyson)

Gold medallist Mo Farah broke one of our media training golden rules when he criticised the media for ‘killing’ him – over doping allegations surrounding his coach. Don’t shoot the messenger Mo – he can only carry your message alive!

12th June 2015

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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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