Speak First Blog

21 April 2017

Developing emotional resilience

In the northern hemisphere, people I speak to are starting to count down to the summer break and the holidays they have planned.

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12 April 2017

Creating a strong personal brand in L&D

Brands aren’t just reserved for businesses and the likes of Coca Cola, McDonalds or Starbucks. Although our photos and logos aren’t displayed worldwide on billboards, each of us has our own personal ...

5 April 2017

5 Steps to genuine Innovation in L&D

When you type ‘Innovation in L&D’ into Google, you’ll find pages on pages of articles about gamification, virtual reality and apps. The idea seems to be that unless you’re using masses of tech, it’s ...

22 February 2017

Infographic: 7 common mistakes interviewers make when meeting candidates

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10 February 2017

Sales season: Part 5 A face-to-face with sales manager Jun Man

Does anybody ever think of the sales manager behind the sales person? We see a wealth of media coverage of the sales person’s perspective, how to be successful, how to reach all your targets, how to ...

6 February 2017

SAles season Part 4: Personal development done right

Everyone can benefit from personal development on some level. Afterall, that's the reason you're here. The key thing to remember is that personal development is ongoing and needs constant refinement ...

11 January 2017

Body Language: 7 steps to becoming instantly likeable

We all want to be liked and accepted. Be it by our managers, our friends, family, neighbours, audiences and our other everyday crowds - but as we all know a little too well, it can be a struggle. ...

11 August 2016

9 Secrets to delivering successful webinars

With a greater number of presentations and meetings being delivered by webinar, simply knowing your message isn't enough.