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

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The Six Soft Skills All the Best Entrepreneurs Share

When you step into the world of entrepreneurialism, it’s natural to spend the majority of your time focussing on the day-to-day tasks required to get your business off to a flying start. Financial...

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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...

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“Oar vs Or!” 5 tips to deal with crazy English spelling

The English language is a peculiar beast. In what other language would you pronounce 'law', 'caught', 'sure', and 'poor' with the same vowel sound? Or pronounce all these words with different...

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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

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7 presentation tools that will ‘wow’ your colleagues.

At LSW, we know that giving presentations can be some people's worst nightmare. We also know that many of you will have sat through boring presentations, wishing for the moment you see that final...

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5 Tips to a better English accent - WITHOUT an accent coach

Your English is Already Great Before we begin, it’s important to establish something really important: your English is great. I mean it. You are speaking a language that is not your mother tongue,...

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How to be a better communicator in 2018

Every New Year, people around the world make resolutions; sweeping statements promising big changes that are, realistically, unlikely to happen and set the resolution-maker up for disappointment. So,...

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5 Tips for Speaking Clearly to Your Team - Part 2

In the second of this two-part blog post, we continue to share top tips for those of you in leadership roles who are looking to communicate more effectively with your team. In our previous post, we...

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5 Tips for Speaking Clearly to Your Team - Part 1.

When you have gone high enough up the ranks to have a team of people working underneath you, you might think you should already have basic aspects of leadership, like communication, in the bag. And...

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