A Compassionate New Year
New year and the new resolutions come piling in, designed to solve personal issues, challenge us, enhance our learning and generally make us better people. Frequently written as a set of correctives to right a wrong or to make amends for some indulgent behaviour, they often prescribe new and punishing regimes. The problem is that humans often rebel in the face of regulation – and most especially if we ourselves have written the rules.
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It’s your unique ID – don’t lose the accent
This story appeared in the press at the weekend:
It got me thinking about the importance of voice and accent, and how they shape our identity.
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“What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing”
It was Aristotle who said that:
‘What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing”
We asked our clients what successful communication skills training looked like. They responded: Continue reading ““What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing””
Resilience for Interview
If you’re re-engineering your career then the chances are you’ll be doing a number of interviews. It can be tough out there, especially if you don’t have a good coach//partner/best friend/auntie, to support you. First of all there’s the application to negotiate. Continue reading “Resilience for Interview”
On a recent project at an all girls school I was struck by how quick they were to sabotage their presenting and interviewing skills.
The negative stories we have made up about ourselves really do count; and thoroughly deserve to be kicked out of court if they are anything less than positive. Continue reading “Bold Girls”
Interviewing: It’s all in the Mind
TOP TIPS FOR INTERVIEWS
I was looking for information for a client on the importance of mindset at interview – before, during and afterwards (particularly if you have to dust yourself down and have another go). The following Guardian article on resilience proved very helpful: Continue reading “Interviewing: It’s all in the Mind”
Presentation Skills Training latest
Work by Martha Leishman – Voice over artist
Presentation Skills Training day with Stephen Breen, Mairi Macdonald, Sarah Mortimer and Mairi Mallon of http://www.rein4ce.co.uk Continue reading “Presentation Skills Training latest”