Writing a Killer Speech
Even the thought of making a speech is enough to send some of us into a panic. Glossophobia – the fear of public speaking – ...Read more
Can we learn from the Great Communicators?
Why Communication Skills are so Important Great communication skills are vital in business. Whether you are dealing with clients, colleagues or managers, being able to ...Read more
Business Clichés – Part Three
Hopefully, you’ve enjoyed the first two parts of this series. Before we ‘over-mine this rich vein’ of business clichés… in the final part (for now!) ...Read more
Negotiating Made Simple – A Practical Guide
What is Negotiating? Negotiating is sometimes referred to as an art form. A valuable skill that has a huge impact on many situations; being able ...Read more
NLP Made Simple (Part 2 of 2)
If you enjoyed reading the first article of this series, NLP Made Simple (Part 1 of 2), welcome back. .If you haven’t already done so, ...Read more
NLP Made Simple (Part 1 of 2)
So, What Is NLP? NLP, Neuro-linguistic Programming, has been around since the 1970s. It was developed by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in California in ...Read more
Five Tips for Overcoming Presentation Nerves
Presentations, love them or loathe them, are an increasingly common and effective way to deliver valuable information to large groups of people in a formal ...Read more
It’s All Greek to Me – Great Greek Thinkers Part Two
Continuing from the previous article, we now look at two more great Greek thinkers who have influenced our modern ways of thinking. Pythagoras – 570 ...Read more
Go On, Convince Me!
Being able to present your viewpoint and convince others is an essential life-skill. Your working life, particularly if you work in a sales-driven or marketing ...Read more
It’s All Greek to Me – Great Greek Thinkers Part One
You’ve probably either used or heard the expression, “It’s all Greek to me” to describe something that seems impossible to understand. But why use Greek ...Read more
Bob Dylan and our most popular course…
It’s entirely possible that these musings are simply a poorly disguised attempt to find another excuse to write about two of the enduring passions in ...Read more
NLP for Telephone Users – A Practical Guide
Electronic Communication Vs Telephone Conversation Sending emails and text messages is so quick and simple that using the telephone for business communication is often overlooked ...Read more
What to Wear At Work (Guest infographic)
Every so often we come across well presented content – articles and images – which we think our website visitors will find interesting. This simple ...Read more
Influencing and Persuading with Integrity
Introduction Most people reading this article will easily recall a situation in their working life where it has been necessary to put an important point ...Read more
8 Keys to Effective Verbal Communication – Infographic
The balance between skills that help us in informal communication situations rather than formal ones, is explored more on the unique Think on Your Feet® ...Read more
How do I communicate in a crisis?
When something does not go as planned, it can lead to an uncomfortable and unpleasant situation. In a business setting, this can lead to a ...Read more
How to reduce the length and cost of meetings
There really is nothing more draining on the soul than an overly long meeting. With unrelated questions being asked that prolong the agony, sitting for ...Read more
How can we communicate better in one to one meetings?
Have you noticed how some business managers and supervisors seem to get more from people? This is because they understand the need for frequent and ...Read more
How important is it to build trust based relationships at work?
As a business owner, you come up with robust strategies to scale your business and establish a stronghold in the market. But what do you ...Read more
Why focus on speaking and presentation skills?
There are many good reasons as to why employers today are focusing more on their employees’ public speaking and presentation skills. In order to remain ...Read more