Emma Serlin

Emma Serlin

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Mastering The Queen's English

So, this year marks the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. It therefore seems a good time to look at one of the most iconic voices of the last 70 years, both for us Brits, and for the worldwide audience. The...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 25, 2022

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5 Wedding Speech Tips

Most of us are not natural or practised public speakers. And yet when you're given the honour of making a wedding speech, you're suddenly expected to engage hundreds of listeners and do eloquent and...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 1, 2022

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How To Overcome Fear Of Speaking In Meetings

If you’re an introvert, meetings can feel like warzones in which your main goal is to duck extroverted bullets while the loudest personalities exchange fire. So how do you do yourself justice in such...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: January 31, 2022

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12 Productive Ways To Keep Yourself Busy In Isolation

Self isolation might limit your movements and connection with the outside world for a period of our lives, and there's no doubt that this can be challenging and lonely, but let's not let it limit our...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: January 4, 2022

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Empowered & Real: Communication for a Brave New World

Yesterday I was sitting in my front room, with the cat climbing up the curtain behind me and my five-year-old son singing in the room next door, holding an important meeting with the Managing...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: December 23, 2021

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6 Work Christmas Party Survival Tips

The Christmas party season is here again and you might be one of the lucky ones desperate to get there and let your hair down. But you may be one of the many bracing themselves for the trial ahead -...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: December 1, 2021

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How To Stop Negative Thoughts

How many times have you thought “I could have done that much better” after giving a presentation or when leaving a job interview? There arelots of potential reasons for under-performance—but one of...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: November 28, 2021

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How To Find Work-Life Balance & Support Your Team Virtually

As many people returned to the live rigours of the office environment from September, I was fortunate enough to embark on what I am terming a 'semi sabbatical'. I have two particular insights from...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: October 6, 2021

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7 Self-Sabotaging Things You’re Doing At Work

Have you ever found yourself apologising for a suggestion, preceding an idea with a self-deprecating disclaimer, or phrasing a comment as a question in order to soften it? These communication habits...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: September 27, 2021

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5 Ways To Ace Your Online Interview

Remember a time when you hadn't even heard of Zoom? These days, it's practically impossible to get through a single day's work without some form of video conferencing. There is no doubt that the...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: September 15, 2021

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