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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Transform Your Presentation Skills - From Boring To Inspiring

Engaging an audience can be daunting at the best of times. Especially when they believe the topic you are tasked with explaining has a lot in common with watching not-yet-dry paint. Even though...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: October 2, 2019

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How To Release The Confident Public Speaker Inside Of You

Feel the fear and do it anyway. Isn’t that what they say? And public speaking is one situation where that quote is particularly poignant. It’s perfectly natural to feel the adrenalin pumping when...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: July 25, 2019

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Presentation Skills Training: The Do's & Don’ts Of The Dreaded Q&A

You’ve finished your presentation and the audience is applauding loudly. You feel a swell of adrenalin and know you’ve done a great job – all that practise was worth it. But now it’s time for the...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: June 19, 2019

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Empathy Is Your Superpower: How To Be A Powerful Communicator

Traditionally viewed as a 'soft' or 'feminine' skill, empathy is finally getting the attention it deserves as the most important business skill. But what does empathy really mean, and how canusing...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: June 3, 2019

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How To Write A Speech: The Secret Recipe

The phenomenal success of TED talks and the ubiquity of public speaking clips on social media has definitely raised the bar for the rest of us when it comes to presenting. But while perfect delivery,...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 27, 2019

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How To Speak So That People Want To Listen - 3 TED Talks

The TED Talk has become a cultural phenomenon. Not only do the speaker videos from the event get viewed over a billion times a year, but they have raised the bar for public speaking everywhere. Death...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 17, 2019

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How To Use Presentation Notes Effectively

Watch any TEDx talk and you’ll see the speaker strolling confidently around the stage, making eye contact with members of the audience and using their arms - their whole bodies even - to add emphasis...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: April 29, 2019

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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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