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Can you see what the journalist writes before it’s published? Probably not, but here’s the next best thing

It’s one of the most common questions to come up during our media training courses – “Can I see what the journalist Read More

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How to use to PowerPoint well

The FT has an interesting piece today about PowerPoint. “PowerPoint? Interesting?” We hear you say cynically. No, really. As the piece points out, the phrase Read More

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Why we talk about the weather: and what it means if you want to give a good presentation or media interview

Did you mention hhe weather to anyone this bank holiday? I’m guessing that you probably did pass comment on the heat – Read More

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Fake news – now it’s companies that are under attack

It’s not only politicians who are struggling with the fake news phenomenon, the Financial Times reports today. Earlier this month, the paper Read More

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Five good ways to start a presentation

The start is probably the most critical part of your presentation or speech. It’s the point at which your audience will form Read More

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Media training for health clubs and gyms – it’s more important than ever

Over the next few weeks, millions of people will be signing up – rather belatedly – for gyms and health clubs or Read More

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Strong and stable leadership – a word of advice for the Prime Minister

You might not have heard this but, apparently, Theresa May represents “strong and stable government” while Jeremy Corbyn offers “a coalition of chaos,” Read More

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The United fiasco – what it teaches organisations about crisis communications management

Just when you thought that companies had finally learnt about how to deal with a crisis United Airlines shows that it’s still Read More

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Why are there so few great women speakers and presenters? (Or have I just missed them?)

I’m conscious that I’ll either get brickbats or accolades for this blog but I feel the need to write it anyway on Read More

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Trump’s media tantrum – what it means for communications teams and PR companies

Donald Trump’s unhappy relationship with the media went from bad to worse this weekend. Last week the White House banned a number Read More

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