Speak First Blog

20 January 2016

10 top tips for effective business writing

Some key hints to help you write more accurate and compelling business documents. Producing clear, effective and professional written communications is one of the ways to differentiate the best ...

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19 January 2016

10 Essential Tips for Personal Impact and Presence for Leaders

If you’re a leader and manager, you need to look, sound and act like one if you’re to command authority and be taken seriously. Steve Bavister, Director of Speak First, provides timely advice on what ...

2 December 2015

Team presenting is full of potential pitfalls

The day’s finally arrived. You’re on second. But your colleague who’s on before you is stealing all your lines! And you end up repeating what’s been said because there’s no time to make changes. At ...

19 November 2015

Improve your consultative sell with NLP

Every salesperson wants to succeed. They get a kick out of closing a deal that gives the customer what they want. They solve problems for people by providing a solution that suits them. When there’s ...

12 November 2015

Networking – 10 hot tips for working the room

Do you get butterflies in the stomach at the mention of networking at business functions? Do they fill you with dread? Read on…  

9 September 2015

Six Neuroscience Discoveries Every L&D Professional Must Know

If you’re attending the CIPD Learning and Development Show in London on 13-14 May 2015 please come and visit us on Stand 425. Members of the Speak First team will be able to welcome you on both days, ...