Make Friends with Time

Make Friends with Time

Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’ into the future’‘Fly Like An Eagle,’  The Steve Miller Band                                                                                         Coming into my third week working from home, Steve Miller’s 1976 take on Time...

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Home Sweet Office?

Home Sweet Office?

When the coronavirus first hit, a friend conducted a survey to see which of her staff would be interested in working from home. Three of them said they would agree to switch, a response rate of less than 50%. The others said they would rather stay in the office citing...

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Engaging with the Audience – The Why & How

Engaging with the Audience – The Why & How

Recently, I asked 27 Presentation experts from 6 countries to share their top tips for success. The suggestion which came up most often? Engage with the audience. For many presenters, engagement – stopping and encouraging others to speak - isn’t always appealing. Just...

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Interesting Experience in a Role Play

Recently I had an interesting experience in a role play during a negotiation workshop. Role plays are a great way for people to explore different options, allowing them to try out different behaviours in an environment sufficiently realistic to make it meaningful, yet...

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Hidden Talent Revealed

Here are some fascinating insights into the early days of the Beatles following the death, at 90, of George Martin, their producer. Writing in the New York Times, Alan Kozin tells this story: ‘A Day in the Life’ , the Beatles song which ends the ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely...

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