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 Manage Post-Pandemic Public Speaking Anxiety

Pre 2020, public speaking and presentation skills were largely centred around physical delivery - maintaining eye contact with your audience, taking up space on your stage, adapting your content...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: June 15, 2022

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How To Ask For A Raise (And Get It!)

Bringing up the subject of money at work can feel intimidating to most people, but it's important that you don't let this stand in the way of earning the salary you deserve. As with any meeting, if...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: June 7, 2022

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Father Of The Bride Speech Guide

This one's for the dads who have likely been looking forward to this day for their whole life! And yet, now that the day looms closer - you're probably feeling the pressure as the father of the bride...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: May 20, 2022

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How To Write And Deliver A Groom's Speech

The moment has finally arrived. As you gently tap your glass, inviting the room to quieten down so that you can profess your undevoted love to your other half, you may be feeling the pressure. Rewind...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: May 20, 2022

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6 Tips For A Best Man Speech

Pressure is often high for the best man or woman’s wedding speech. You’ve never given a speech before, and suddenly everyone is expecting you to be funny, confident and creative. Ultimately, remember...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: May 4, 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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