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Jacqui Harper
   

What Oscars 2019 teaches us about public speaking

A powerful beginning is the hallmark of great shows and great public speaking. It’s about getting attention and getting the audience excited about what’s to come. In public speaking high impact starts can include a strong story, a question, a quote, a significant number or a powerful picture.

Article by 26 February 2019

Jane Williams
   

Limiting damage caused by concentrated power and mega reward

Sir Martin Sorrell’s resignation as WPP chief executive had a seismic effect on the world’s biggest advertising company.  As another company with power concentrated in a strong founder its aftershock may well be felt for some time as governments ponder any intervention.

Article by 25 May 2018

Chris Furnell
   

Leaders of 2022 and the future

Ronseal: it does exactly what it says on the tin. Familiar with the phrase? Well it has remarkably close resemblance to the role of a Leader in 2022.

Article by 28 March 2018

Jane Sparrow
   

Leadership development is stuck in the dark ages

The modern workplace has become complex, volatile and unpredictable. The skills needed for great leadership have dramatically changed and include intelligent behaviours, adaptive thinking and emotional intelligence. However, the methods being used to develop our leaders have not really changed at all.

Article by 18 November 2017

Jane Sparrow
   

How to create the conditions for high performance

We can also find incredible human performances much closer to home in our everyday lives. The marathon runner raising thousands for charity, the next door neighbour growing a successful business or our colleague at work getting promotion after promotion and still managing to be a nice guy!

Article by 10 November 2017