If you're struggling to make an impact with your message, I can help.
I coach business executives, politicians, emergency services' leaders and senior civil servants in all areas of communications, including:
I also help businesses, the public sector and charities with:
I'm a coach at the world leading Judge Business School, part of the University of Cambridge, and a former BBC News Correspondent with 20 years' experience.
I teach all areas of communications for the Civil Service College, working with governments both in the United Kingdom and overseas.
I'm also a consultant in communications for the University of Cambridge, a tutor in public relations, presentation, and media skills for the Cambridge Network, and a writer with seven novels published.
For all your communications needs, I'm here to help.
If every moment in life is precious, some are more precious than others.
Before you start giving me that smile, thinking He does have a heart after all...
I'm talking practicalities. Not the birth of your first child, or getting your dream job, or buying your first house.
(Although yes, of course, I do think they're hugely precious.)
This week, I was privileged to be part of the team who welcomed the Malaysian Minister for Entrepreneurship to Cambridge Judge Business School.
I'm pleased to say Mohd Redzuan Yusof enjoyed his visit so much,... Read more
There's a right way and a wrong way to deal with setbacks.
The wrong way is the easy way, however tempting.
Lie down, blubber a lot, wrap yourself in a curtain, accept defeat and hide away from the world.
The right way is tougher, and requires what I think of as the Phoenix Spirit.
I know what you're thinking here, and ok, it's true, you're as sharp as ever, dear reader. That's not actually a phoenix.
But it is an appropriate picture, for reasons I will explain at the end of this musing.... Read more