i know my place

Is class the defining feature of the UK’s business, professional and political landscape?  ‘How to break into the elite’, Amol Rajan’s indictment of classist Britain that aired on BBC2 Monday the 29th of July, contained some alarming (if not entirely unexpected) stats, such as: if you’re from the upper middle class you’re six times more likely than […]

how not to get lost in translation

Much of the advice on public speaking and leadership communication advocates putting your audience first.  And that makes perfect sense – but only if you’ve got yourself right first! As a leader (or an aspiring one), have you ever described yourself as passionate? Fired up? Or even champing at the bit? Woooah! Hold on just […]