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  • How to get your message across with a story

    How to get your message across with a story

    Think of any film you’ve seen that grabbed you.  What about a TV series you follow, or a book you read and re-read or share?  They’ll all have grabbed your attention and kept it with a story.  The story that’s threaded and woven throughout any attention-grabbing book or film is what we remember, long after […]

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  • Do you scare people off?

    Do you scare people off?

    We’ve all heard someone start off with “Well, the trouble is” or “What worries me is” haven’t we? Or what about the classic “Now, our first problem is” – talk about putting you on your back foot and priming you for ‘trouble ahead’. You know the thing that happens when we hear those sorts of […]

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  • Take 5 more seconds and save hours

    Take 5 more seconds and save hours

    “Hello, Hi, Hiya, Howzit, Howdee”- just a few of the many ways to greet people but they all come down to the same thing – a quick greeting, an easy opener. According to my trusty dictionary, a greeting is “a polite word or sign of welcome or recognition.” Simple, quick and powerful. So many people […]

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