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Not a Good Look for Someone Who Wants to be PM

Not a Good Look for Someone Who Wants to be PM

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Paul Brand pointed out on Twitter last week what was obvious…
aggressive interviews feature

Ten Tips for Surviving Aggressive Interviews

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The tricks journalists use in an aggressive interview are small…
Why are journalists so rude to PR people? Feature

Why are journalists so rude to PR people?

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This weekend I read this on LinkedIn. “Working in PR is…
weaponising history feature

Stories Leaders Tell

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Three things came together in my head this Monday morning: …

How to Speak Human…

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‘Things could go crazy quickly.’ ‘That’s a world war…
bank of england governor gaffee feature

What the Bank of England Governor got so very wrong

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If you are going to be the public face of an organisation you…
Tom Swarbrick feature in media interviews

In media interviews, when you don’t want to be drawn, don’t draw!

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Interviewers often receive a lot of stick about using unfair…
Pork Pie Plot feature

Pork Pie Plot and Other Matters

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The news can be dull, repetitive, and tedious despite the best…
pyramid communication

Pyramid Communication, a brief introduction

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My boss has the attention span of a gnat…how do I get her attention? I’ve…
Personal questions in public interviews Feature

When worlds collide: personal questions in public interviews

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Being asked questions on TV or radio is daunting. You’re on…