Category: Media skills
10 tips for media interviews – don’t forget the microphone is on Prime Minister…
Granted, Yorkshire can be a bit tribal but (as a Yorkshireman) I can say we pride ourselves on being the friendliest people in the world. So, when Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on microphone joking that Yorkshire people “hated each other”,
‘SORRY can be a hard word for corporations to say’ – The Economist
Earlier this week I heard one of the most inspiring leadership interviews on the radio ever (go to 2.18 on the link). And the issue he addressed was one that every business needs to think about. John McEwan, now chief executive of the UK’s largest travel
Making the most of silly season – managing your PR during summer holidays
The holiday season is upon us once again and that means it’s time for a swathe of “silly season” stories throughout the media. However, this can present significant opportunities for businesses to secure PR coverage and demonstrate their expertise.
Keeping business communications alive over the holiday season
It’s that time of year again when half the country ups sticks and abandons Blighty for two weeks of sunburn, sangria and the squirts. Holiday season is upon us once again and that can present major problems for businesses of all sizes as they work to
Professional services firms and social media – too old at 50?
I was delighted to be invited as guest speaker at a dinner to discuss ‘Is social media turning Professional Services firms upside down?’. The debate is – or should be – relevant to businesses in every sector, but one comment has left me deeply
Public Speaking – Are Women and Men Really Different?
Guest blog by Rosalind Adler and Lea Sellers of Media Skills for Women, which offers communication and media skills courses designed to boost confidence for women when they speak in public or face the media. Rosalind is an actress and communication skills