Virtual Conflict... Yes it IS real and here are 4 tips to conquer it

If you’re currently working remotely, then there's every chance that you may be feeling disconnected from your teammates and colleagues. Keeping those connections whilst all being in different parts...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: October 20, 2020

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How To Deliver a Captivating Virtual Presentation - Our DOs and DON'Ts

As our working lives have shifted online, we've become more familiar with this new way of working. Online meetings, online interviews, a deluge of emails every day and very little live human...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: September 17, 2020

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4 Inspirational Women Using Their Voices To Drive Change

Today, in recognition of Women’s Equality Day, we want to acknowledge some amazing women. These are pioneering heroines who use their voices to break glass ceilings, overcome what appeared to be...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: August 26, 2020

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How to ace your Zoom job interview and set yourself up for success

How many of us had even heard of Zoom six months ago? 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...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: August 18, 2020

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What I learnt from an Executive Leadership Course

Written by Georgina McMahon

Published: July 9, 2020

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How to Transform your Spanish Accent to Sound like a Native English Speaker

Principal Coach Jamie Chapman gives his insights working with Spanish speakers who wish to soften their Spanish accents whilst speaking in English. Read on for some useful tips if you are Spanish on...

Written by Jamie Chapman

Published: July 2, 2020

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7 Black Innovators You Should Learn From

The current Black Lives Matter movement and protests in America and indeed across the world have impacted so many people, and spurred reflections on what is and what is not okay in today's modern...

Written by Georgina McMahon

Published: June 19, 2020

Life In Lockdown: I'm nervous on camera but led daily vocal warm-ups on Zoom for 30 days

I’ve always enjoyed vocal warm ups. My favourite class at drama school was voice, partly because I seemed to be quite good at these classes, and partly because I always felt so good afterwards. They...

Written by Samantha Ferree

Published: June 4, 2020

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How to Manage Uncertainty in the Virtual Workplace

Our working lives have been evolving for a while now, but the global pandemic has led to a radical change, and a scale of uncertainty that many of us have never experienced before. Working entirely...

Written by Cat Clancy

Published: May 12, 2020

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Why you shouldn’t feel guilty for wanting to reduce your native accent.

Should non-native English speakers drop, change or soften their accents? Your first instinct may be an indignant “of course not!” And in a way, we agree. But as with many things in life that seem...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 2, 2020

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