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25 Feb

Remember those screen-grabs of vast video conference calls everyone posted on LinkedIn during the first lockdown (apart from you, obviously) ? No-one does them anymore…

10 Feb

A common complaint from attendees of my sessions is that they are bored with delivering the same message in every interview, advocacy meeting or…

05 Feb

What criteria do media trainers judge interviews by? If you’re interested in humanitarian issues and foreign policy have a listen to IRC CEO, David…

14 Jan

‘Our menu is very Darwinian’. This is the headline quote from McDonald’s CEO, Chris Kempczinski, from  Lunch With the FT in December. This is five words…

14 Jan

Over  the first lockdown, I contributed to the recently updated ‘How to Work With the EU Institutions’. We launched it in September and you can…

24 Sep

Do you talk with your hands? An interesting article on how to adapt body language for video conferencing is making me struggle.…

24 Sep

This article was first published in Politics.co.uk. By Laura Shields and Dirk Singer It is  discussed in more detail by Laura and Dirk on the…

24 Sep

Want to see CEO media hubris in action? Have a look at this BBC interview in which Warren East, CEO of Rolls Royce, announces 9000…

02 Apr

Desperate parents (like me) with kids who speak or understand English may have stuck them in front of one of Joe Wicks’ (

13 Mar

What do people do when suddenly confined at home because of unforeseen events? An outbreak of bubonic plague in 1665 led Isaac Newton to go…