What We Can Learn From Cinematic Wedding Speeches?

In our recent post, The Ultimate Wedding Speech Guidewe offered a wealth of valuable hints and tips around what you should and should not say and indeed do when asked to give a speech at the...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: July 30, 2021

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The Ultimate Guide To Writing A Wedding Speech

With almost 200,000 weddings postponed in 2020 to 2021, and lifting of restrictions meaning that the special day can finally take place with more guests, weddings are on the top of many people's...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: June 17, 2021

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6 Common Speech Habits To Avoid In A Job Interview

You've come dressed with a smile, you're wearing the appropriate attire, and you've nailed the firm handshake. Congratulations! You've passed phase one of the interview process (and that alone is an...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 31, 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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The Significant Value of Values

Discovering and understanding our personal values can be one of themost powerful tools for creating and enjoying an empowered life.

Written by Freyja Westwood

Published: March 22, 2021

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A Celebration Of Voice - International Women's Day

Monday 8th March 2021. International Women’s Day.

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: March 8, 2021

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Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty For Wanting To Reduce Your Native Accent

Should non-native English speakers drop, change or soften their accents? Your first instinct may be an indignant “of course not!” And in a way, we agree. But as with many things in life that seem...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 2, 2020

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Falling in love: how communication is key

Communication is essential to any human relationship, yet its effects are rarely felt more keenly – even sharply – than while walking the knife edge of a first date. Here the conversation can...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: February 14, 2020

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Live your brand values and use business as a force for good

Many organisations create and then communicate their brand values to their staff and customers. Some take it further and make big promises with audacious goals. They may gather press to announce...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: February 5, 2020

Social & Cultural Development

How to create connection anywhere, with anyone

How close are you to your co-workers? A key study by Relate revealed that only 75% of employees say they have good relationships at work. And new research suggests that one in ten have no friends at...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: January 13, 2020

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