Positive Mentoring

Positive Mentoring

Positive Mentoring How many of you have mentors and if so, what difference have they made to your life? Mentoring has been brought into sharp focus for me over the last few days, following the sad untimely death of a bit of a Royal Air Force legend, Squadron Leader...
Crisis Communications – What’s the Plan?

Crisis Communications – What’s the Plan?

Martin Evans I heard an ex NHS Comms colleagues say, ‘the CEO thinks we have a communications crisis because our take-up of the staff flu vaccine is not good and we will be severely criticised’. I heard a business colleague say, ‘we have had a major customer...
Media Training for Sales – What’s that about?

Media Training for Sales – What’s that about?

Martin Evans I was recently asked to adapt my media training course, to deliver 2 development workshops for a sales team.  On the face of it, why deliver this type of training for a team unlikely to appear in front of main-stream media. Well, I believe that the skills...

What Spins Your Props?

I heard the term ‘spinning your props’ from an ex-military colleague. What it means is an understanding of what moves and inspires you; that is the motivation to get you out of bed. These core influences define us as a person and in my experience, our audiences want...

Sometimes – It’s Ok Not to Be Ok

On World Mental Health Day, my son recently published a simple comment on Facebook and he said that actually mental health should always be talked about and that sometimes it’s OK to not be OK. He’s right, we cannot always be happy and content. Many of us...