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Online ‘inoculation’ against fake news safeguards communication

As the UK slides towards another election, the threat of fake news is raising concerns in Whitehall. How much of the drip of disinformation originates abroad is hard to know, but it’s emerged that the Foreign Office is taking it seriously. Over the summer, Cambridge academics announced they had developed a game that can ‘inoculate’ … Continued

Communication – The Keystone of Business

Communication skills are perhaps the most important assets a leader can possess, not only in business but in any other field too. In 2014 an independent advisory body headed by Professor Sir Roy Anderson concluded that there needed to be more emphasis upon, “team working, emotional maturity, empathy and other interpersonal skills” in secondary education … Continued

The Power Of Emma Watson’s Speech

Much has been said in the past week of Emma Watson’s speech at the UN, concerning gender equality. I thought it might be interesting to post the speech here and say a few things about it from a communication standpoint. Firstly, Watson was obviously nervous, something we all are familiar with when giving presentations; and … Continued

Be Prepared

Just like the scouts, you should always be prepared when going in for an interview, talk, when meeting clients, and generally when communicating with anyone. Nothing inhibits the strength of your personal impact like not knowing something you should know, or seeming that way – and whilst the two are very different, their effect is … Continued

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