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Embrace the storytelling approach

2020-05-24T17:19:58+00:00May 24th, 2020|

Interview for Twelve Scholars I will always seize the opportunity to promote the value of storytelling in business, so when my good friend Bob Buckley invited me to be interviewed for his Twelve Scholars podcast, I was delighted [...]

Zoom fatigue: is it a thing?

2020-05-24T12:21:15+00:00May 24th, 2020|

Then my whole world went zoom. Fat Larry’s Band might have reached No.2 in the 1982 UK singles chart with “Zoom” but I don’t think that word was on our lips quite as much as it is now. [...]

Personal Development through JOT

2020-05-03T07:09:03+00:00March 5th, 2020|

Huge thank you to Kirsty James for her amazing insights on networking skills at the recent JOT event at the Wilmslow Conference Centre (Total Fitness, Handforth). I consider myself a networking veteran but I learned so much from [...]

What it means to be in your element

2018-07-02T10:56:39+00:00April 8th, 2018|

I was having a bit of a clear out at home the other day and came across an oil painting I’d done as a teenager (the bird of prey shown above). At the time I was considering an art-related degree [...]

I never met Stephen Hawking, but…

2018-07-02T10:57:47+00:00March 14th, 2018|

I wish I could say I’d met Professor Stephen Hawking, a man of colossal intellect and great courage (apparently he was given just 2-3 years to live after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease, whilst at university). Right up to [...]

Is your Company Vision alive and well?

2018-07-02T10:59:31+00:00February 28th, 2018|

One of the most interesting aspects of my work is to help a company find a fresh vision, something which helps it stand out from the crowd and inspires its employees to achieve greater things. However, arriving at the wording [...]

Can shy people sell?

2018-07-02T11:01:01+00:00January 10th, 2018|

Although I characterise most of my work as ‘storytelling’ it is, in many respects, a form of sales training – soft sales training. Many of my clients are technically schooled professionals who are thrust into situations where they must persuade and [...]

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