3 Ways To Sound Confident Even When You're Not

There’s no denying it - it’s been a bizarre year! And one of the most disconcerting aspects has to be the imposed isolation, shrinking our world down to government-stipulated bubbles. For 12 months,...

Written by Freyja Westwood

Published: April 30, 2021

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The Significant Value of Values

Discovering and understanding our personal values can be one of themost powerful tools for creating and enjoying an empowered life.

Written by Freyja Westwood

Published: March 22, 2021

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A Celebration Of Voice - International Women's Day

Monday 8th March 2021. International Women’s Day.

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: March 8, 2021

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The Art Of Intonation & The Secret To An Expressive Voice

Intonation is about colour, melody and flow in speech. In short, it is the thing that breathes life into your communication. Therefore, if we are going to master one communication skill, getting the...

Written by Jamie Chapman

Published: November 11, 2020

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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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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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Falling in love: how communication is key

Communication is essential to any human relationship, yet its effects are rarely felt more keenly – even sharply – than while walking the knife edge of a first date. Here the conversation can...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: February 14, 2020

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Prince Andrew - A Lesson In How (Not) To Communicate

Let’s set the scene. Prince Andrew has faced criticism over many months for his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein who died in prison, apparently having taken his own life. There...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: November 28, 2019

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Accents & Accent softening - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=62765873 Do you sound different to the people around you? Do you feel like you don’t fit in? Or do you relish the fact that you’re just that little...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: March 18, 2019

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How to nail a pitch with these 5 simple communication tools

Pitching is a word that can strike fear into the heart of even the most shrewd business person. If it doesn’t come naturally to you, the thought of standing in front of an audience, selling...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: February 22, 2019

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