Emma Serlin

Emma Serlin

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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 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

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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TED Talks To Watch: 7 Secrets Of The Greatest Speakers In History

Of all the speeches you’ve heard in your life, which one sticks out to you the most? Does Martin Luther King spring to mind? Winston Churchill? Or more recently, perhaps Greta Thunberg or Malala...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: August 23, 2021

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What We Can Learn From Cinematic Wedding Speeches?

In our recent post, The Ultimate Wedding Speech Guidewe offered a wealth of valuable hints and tips around what you should and should not say and indeed do when asked to give a speech at the...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: July 30, 2021

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8 Communication Life Hacks We Can Learn From Elite Athletes

Wow, what a year of sporting activity 2021 is turning out to be! Whether you’re a hardcore football fan, an annual Wimbledon club member or just flick the telly on for your favourite Olympics event...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: July 14, 2021

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The Ultimate Guide To Writing A Wedding Speech

With almost 200,000 weddings postponed in 2020 to 2021, and lifting of restrictions meaning that the special day can finally take place with more guests, weddings are on the top of many people's...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: June 17, 2021

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How To Speak More Eloquently - 5 Tips To Try

Have you ever listened to a brilliant speaker and thought wow, this is amazing? Similar to hearing a piece of great music - it can fill us with joy and we remember the message they delivered and how...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: June 7, 2021

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6 Common Speech Habits To Avoid In A Job Interview

You've come dressed with a smile, you're wearing the appropriate attire, and you've nailed the firm handshake. Congratulations! You've passed phase one of the interview process (and that alone is an...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 31, 2021

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