Mind the gap. Why it’s important to communicate even when you don’t have much to say


If you don’t say something, someone else will. Just look at how Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, was criticised by his initial lack of response to the Cambridge Analytica crisis. He didn’t have anything to say but there were plenty of voices prepared to fill the gap – many of them negative about Facebook. From business … Continue reading Mind the gap. Why it’s important to communicate even when you don’t have much to say

The Simpsons isn’t D’oh It can even help with business communications


Today in 1987 the first episode of The Simpsons went out making its debut on the Tracey Ullman show. It’s now the longest running prime-time animation and has won multiple awards. The programme is a storytelling master and there’s no better communications technique. Here are six things The Simpsons can teach us for becoming better … Continue reading The Simpsons isn’t D’oh It can even help with business communications

Why Tom Daley wins hearts and minds and what we can learn in business


At just 14 years, he was Britain’s youngest competitor in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Now, at the ripe old age of 23, he’s the team’s self-proclaimed ‘grandad’ with three gold medals. He dived in at the Commonwealth Games in Australia 2018, with teammate Daniel Goodfellow for the men’s synchronized event. But whilst many athletes win … Continue reading Why Tom Daley wins hearts and minds and what we can learn in business

How understanding my nephew’s autism helps me improve business communications


Communication is an issue in Autism. It affects the way you communicate and interpret information. I’ve learned a lot about autism to better help my nephew communicate. I’ve also learned to think more carefully about my word choices to avoid misinterpretation. What I’ve realised is these learnings are equally helpful in bettering business communications. So, … Continue reading How understanding my nephew’s autism helps me improve business communications