How to Build Your Influence At Work

Have you ever had a great work idea, then shared it with your boss or colleagues, but they weren’t as convinced about it as you were? Then the next day, someone else shares their idea – it’s pretty...

Written by Natasha Neeson

Published: January 25, 2023

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How to Speak More Confidently in Online Meetings

Online meetings are here to stay. And we’re past the stage when they were just a novel chance to work in joggers. We’ve realised the positives that come with them: access, efficiency and convenience....

Written by Nick Blakeley

Published: January 20, 2023

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How To Deliver Negative Feedback

Whatever position you hold, giving feedback is a powerful tool. However, it is only effective and productive when delivered properly. First of all, let’s think about the title of this blog… ‘negative...

Written by Nick Blakeley

Published: August 31, 2022

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How Do I Get People To Listen To Me?

Communication is a two-way street. But sometimes it can feel like you’re working really hard and people are still not listening. Frustrating, right? This could be for a whole host of reasons: from...

Written by Nick Blakeley

Published: August 18, 2022

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How To Speak With More Authority

Speaking with authority seems to come more naturally to some than others. Ever been in a meeting, convinced you’ve got the answers, but someone else just seems able to push their idea that bit...

Written by Nick Blakeley

Published: July 28, 2022

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How To Make Small Talk: 10 Tips For Introverts

Small talk. Some people love it, some people barely notice it’s happening, others will do anything they possibly can to avoid it - whether that’s hiding in the toilet, mindlessly scrolling through...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: July 21, 2022

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How To Say Sorry

The apology is a territory that needs to be negotiated carefully, to maintain personal integrity while being respectful of others. But it’s possible to do both! It’s important to be an advocate of...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: June 30, 2022

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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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Zelensky vs Biden: A Powerful Lesson In Communication

The range of emotions felt as we’ve watchedVolodymyr Zelensky speak via Zoom to parliaments across the world over the past few weeks, is vast. There’s no question that the Ukrainian President is...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: April 13, 2022

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