Speak First Blog

14 May 2020

Why Critical Thinking Is Important and How It Can Help You

You may have read our blog a few weeks ago about three modes of thinking and getting creative. This week we will be focusing on the important skill of critical or convergent thinking.

30 April 2020

Virtual Presentations: 6 Steps to a Brilliant Delivery

As organisations all around the world began working from home, almost entirely overnight, we entered a new virtual age. Everything now is virtual, from team meetings, university classes, client calls ...

16 April 2020

It's Good to Talk: 5 Practical Steps to Managing Difficult Conversations

There are many different types of difficult conversation that you can have, and what’s considered difficult will be different for each of us. For managers, it could be having to give negative ...

2 April 2020

12 tips for reducing stress at work

A worrying study has shown that stress is related to 54% of long-term absences from work.1 So, clearly, how we deal with workplace related stress and our mental wellbeing is a very important issue ...

26 March 2020

Leadership in uncertain times: Finding your way through ambiguity

The visceral sound of a Formula 1 engine sets pulses racing, energising and engulfing the senses as a race gets under way and throughout the various challenges bend by bend vying for positions ...