Category - Communication

25
Apr

Why This Media Luddite LOVES Live Streaming!

The Blog – Why This Media Luddite LOVES Live Streaming! Earlier this month (April 2017), I had the pleasure of working with Johnston Media at the Venue and PA Expo in Edinburgh. It came about after taking a call from Iain Johnston the Director of Operations of this illustrious Scottish media business who started the …

17
Mar

Guide to the Perfect Wedding Speech for Forbes of Kingennie

Some people relish it. Other people lose sleep because of it. For some, it will be the only public speaking engagement they ever have. Yes, it’s the Wedding Speech. Picture this. You’re at a wedding as a humble guest. No responsibilities except for celebrating this happiest of days for the special couple. The service is …

2
Feb

Internal and External Communication Masterclass for Perthshire Businesses

Communication and Presentation Skills for Successful Business  Perthshire Chamber next Friday 10th February – 9.30am – 1pm Saltire House, 3 Whitefriars Crescent, Perth, PH2 0PA £65 for Chamber Members, £80 for non members Email events@perthshirechamber.co.uk to book your places Communication and presentation skills are at the heart of everything within an organisation. With the amount …

23
Aug

Competition Time – Sweets from an Innocent Era

COMPETITION TIME!! TAKE SOME TIME OUT FOR YOURSELF!! REMEMBER WHEN SWEETS HAD PERSONALITY??? Today I was writing about taking time out and losing yourself in the past as we all get caught up in the today – so please treat yourself to three minutes ‘me time’ and GRC will send you a big pack of …

11
Aug

One-to–One Presentation and Public Speaking Consultations

Confident, well-delivered presentations win business, achieve career promotions and allow individuals to stand-out from the competition. However, for some people the thought of presenting, public speaking or giving a speech can be their worst nightmare. Some people simply need a little polish to their performance. Whatever you or your business require, this is a unique …

8
Jun

Made in Scotland Launches in Schools

  Kinross High top of the class with unique project * Industry and Education combine in unique partnership * Pilot project helps shape tomorrow’s workforce * Soft skills honed as youngsters prepare for their future An exciting new project which helps prepare school leavers for the world of work is being piloted at Kinross High School. The innovative …

17
May

Why I’m A Semi-Business Punk!

17th May 2016 I love reading books about real-life experiences. Whether it’s my macabre interest in criminology through to self-help paperbacks, biographies and autobiographies I love a good read. However my latest business-topic hardback took me way out of my comfort zone, but in a masochistically enjoyable way I (sort-of) enjoyed it. ‘Business for Punks’ …

15
Feb

The Simple Genius of Total Recall

The Simple Genius of Total Recall 15th February 2016 Last Friday, I had a great day. Well, I say great, it was a bit of an emotional rollercoaster if I’m honest. However the day was somewhat of a ‘musical’ day. It started on the X7 bus from my hometown of Arbroath by-the-sea to the city …

7
Feb

From A Squawk To A Tweet

7th February 2016 Two weeks ago I was diligently working in the office when the mobile rang displaying a number I didn’t recognise. “Hello” announced this rather well-to-do female voice, “this is Charlotte from Scotland on Sunday, have you got a moment as I have a rather strange request?” Now I love getting calls from …

30
Jan

Why There’s Nothing Soft About ‘Soft Skills’

31st January 2016 Earlier this week I had the pleasure of seeing my good friend and client Dr Suzanne Zeedyk (pictured) in full-flow, delivering a lecture at the University of Dundee. Suzanne is an author, commentator, researcher and award-winning Developmental Psychologist and a passionate advocate of the science that explains our human need for connection. …