Valentines advice: From the bedroom to the boardroom...

Ever wondered what makes your colleagues tick? What turns them on in the office? Or do you save all your best lines for that special someone back at home?

Written by Emma Serlin

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This Christmas cracker joke sums up how accents can be a challenge!

Three guysare out walking. The first one says, “Windy, isn’t it?” The second one answers, “No, it’s Thursday!” To which the third replies, “So am I. Let’s go get a beer.”

Written by Emma Serlin

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Finding Your Voice, Finding Your Tribe

The BBC has just released their findings from the world's largest loneliness study. 55,000 people took part in the BBC's Loneliness Experiment in collaboration with the Wellcome Collection. The...

Written by Emma Serlin

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What leaders can learn from Donald Trump's communication skills: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly.

Like it or lump it Donald Trump can teach us a thing or two about leadership. A businessman from New Jersey, Trump has elevated himself to the highest political office in his country. Divisive as he...

Written by Emma Serlin

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What is vocal charisma and how can we achieve it?

In today's job market, “Communication Skills” have transcended the ‘soft skills’ category and gone right to number one on every hiring managers list when it comes to securing new talent. For those of...

Written by Emma Serlin

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Brevity: Three tips on speaking less while saying more

We’ve all been that person in a scenario where we wanted to communicate something, but we realise with a sinking heart, we’ve fluffed it. The urge was there, to speak above the parapet, to have our...

Written by Emma Serlin

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Is the way you speak keeping you from getting a job?

Getting the right job for you is a delicate mission, and one that can feel fraught with challenges. The job you dream of is where you can do what you are good at, what you enjoy on a daily basis,...

Written by Emma Serlin

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Be more assertive at work (not aggressive)

How is it that some people seem to get exactly what they want at work, while others struggle to get anywhere at all? We all know the sort of people – they are often the recipients of promotions ahead...

Written by Michael Pryke

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