How To Overcome Imposter Syndrome: 12 Tips

How many times have you thought “I could’ve done that much better” after giving a presentation or leaving a job interview? There are lots of potential reasons for underperformance—but the one we give...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: January 21, 2022

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Empowered & Real: Communication for a Brave New World

Yesterday I was sitting in my front room, with the cat climbing up the curtain behind me and my five-year-old son singing in the room next door, holding an important meeting with the Managing...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: December 23, 2021

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Using Vocal Characteristics To Convey Emotion

The voice tells us a lot about a person and what they have to say. Versatility in your vocal characteristics and skills can be extremely valuable, whether you’re podcasting, acting or simply...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: December 19, 2021

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The Brilliance Of Julia - An Interview With One Of Our Principal Coaches

Twelve incredible individuals make up the coaching team at London Speech Workshop, each one handpicked for their expertise, warmth and that extra 'touch of magic' that embodies our values. Julia is...

Written by Julia Montague

Published: December 16, 2021

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How To Stop Negative Thoughts

How many times have you thought “I could have done that much better” after giving a presentation or when leaving a job interview? There arelots of potential reasons for under-performance—but one of...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: November 28, 2021

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5 British Pronunciation Tips For A Nigerian Accent

"I have mastery of the language; yet whenever I speak, I am viewed as an unlearned person as people struggle to understand my speech.” - Chinweike, LSW student Do you feel like your accent sometimes...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: September 14, 2021

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TED Talks To Watch: 7 Secrets Of The Greatest Speakers In History

Of all the speeches you’ve heard in your life, which one sticks out to you the most? Does Martin Luther King spring to mind? Winston Churchill? Or more recently, perhaps Greta Thunberg or Malala...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: August 23, 2021

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Is Olympic Presenter Alex Scott’s “Working Class” Accent An Issue?

With the Olympics comes hours and hours of commentating, and we salute these hard-working individuals who manage to communicate the journeys of our favourite athletes to us so beautifully, while we...

Written by Freyja Westwood

Published: August 3, 2021

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4 Pronunciation Tips To Soften A French Accent

Ahh the beautiful French language… it conjures up images of romance, beauty and charm. As a Francophone in an English-speaking country, you’ve probably been complimented on your attractive accent...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: July 27, 2021

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8 Communication Life Hacks We Can Learn From Elite Athletes

Wow, what a year of sporting activity 2021 is turning out to be! Whether you’re a hardcore football fan, an annual Wimbledon club member or just flick the telly on for your favourite Olympics event...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: July 14, 2021

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