The Ultimate Guide To Writing A Wedding Speech

It’s been said that a successful wedding speech should make the guests laugh and cry in equal measure, which is what makes the best ones so powerful. It also explains why more than half of wedding...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: June 17, 2021

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How To Enunciate Better & Stop Mumbling

Mumbling is when you don’t speak clearly or loudly enough, and it can be difficult for whomever you are speaking to, to hear your words and understand what you are saying. It’s a common issue that...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 14, 2021

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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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9 Tips To Overcome Public Speaking Nerves

For many of us, being called upon to deliver a presentation to dozens or even hundreds of people is a daunting prospect. In fact, it’s well documented that we fear giving presentations more than we...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: January 14, 2021

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How To Communicate Effectively At Work: 5 Tips

One thing the Covid crisis hasn’t changed is how we all want to be taken seriously in our working lives. Whether in person or through a computer screen - the drive to communicate effectively at work...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: December 17, 2020

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Want To Grow Your Confidence? Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

There are few people who actively enjoy discomfort. The sheer fact that we are human gives us a preference for feeling in control. Discomfort probably doesn’t feature on the top 10 emotions we like...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: December 31, 2019

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What Can We Learn From Greta Thunberg's Communication Style?

At the age of just 16, Greta Thunberg is known all round the world as the face of the youth climate change movement. From her initial protests outside the Swedish parliament to being featured on the...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: December 19, 2019

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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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Why You Don't Need To Act Like A Man To Succeed At Work

‘Act like a man to succeed’ is a misguided piece of advice on several counts. Quite aside from the problem of deciding which men to imitate (what if they are dysfunctional or incompetent?), this...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: October 24, 2019

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How To Be Liked By Everyone At Work

Visit any organisation and you’ll find a mix of different kinds of people: a plethora of personalities. It’s what makes for great ideas, creativity and ultimately, success. But it’s also what can...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: August 22, 2019

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