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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Hats off to Harry - born to be Royal

Prince Harry used to be the naughty prince, the nation’s younger brother, who was known more for his passion for partying than for typically Royal behaviour. And yet after some hair raising times in...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: November 12, 2018

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How to deliver the perfect wedding speech

That special day has finally arrived. As you stand up to deliver your speech, you gently tap the side of your glass invitingly. Heads turn in your direction in a flurry and the anticipation is...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: August 10, 2018

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Death by Powerpoint: Why storytelling is key to presenting

I am willing to bet that when you’re tasked with giving a presentation at work, the first thing you do is load up PowerPoint on your computer. However, by presenting yourself with a blank canvas that...

Written by Michael Pryke

Published: March 16, 2018

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The Equation For Effective Communication

What if there was a simple equation that helped you to become a better communicator? Well, now there is!

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: October 3, 2017

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Empower your speech by using vowels

The delivery of what you say can make all the difference in how your audience remembers you - for both the right and wrong reasons! Remember that lacklustre speech you endured that almost sent you...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: September 12, 2016

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Authentic speech: what does it mean and why should you care?

We all know what inauthentic communication looks and sounds like. Whether it’s a politician from an elite background trying to mimic a Northern working class accent to “get on the voters’ level”,...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: July 23, 2015

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