Jeremy Blake on October 31, 2019

This is the famous maxim of Elmer Wheeler who made it number 4 in his 5 Wheelerpoints. The original book which contains this gem is ‘Tested Sentences that Sell’ first published in 1937.

The...

Bob Morrell on October 24, 2019

This week has been brilliant. I am approaching a significant birthday and certainly enjoying the lead up!

During the week several people have really made me smile. One was a flight...

Jeremy Blake on October 3, 2019

This follows my previous Blog following my trip to see a terrific revival of Arthur Miller’s play.  See https://www....

Bob Morrell on October 1, 2019

Today, I read that the UK economy is doing a bit better than expected and not heading for the recession everyone was predicting a few weeks ago. In one way that’s great news. In another, what has...

Bob Morrell on August 19, 2019

As a father of two teenagers, I do sometimes worry that we’re creating a generation of people who lack genuine empathy with their fellow human beings. Interactions that we take for granted, like...

Bob Morrell on November 16, 2018

The one thing that amazes you when you start working in a new industry, is the number of awards events that take...

Jeremy Blake on October 1, 2018

 This is a cracking Ted Talk from Lera Boroditsky that she gave at Ted Women last year.

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Bob Morrell on May 22, 2018

Jeremy and I have spoken at many company and association conferences in the last 16 years. Our experiences prompted us to write our guide to conferences ‘Unforgettable’ which is available from our...

Bob Morrell on May 22, 2018

Many of us watched the Royal Wedding this week and enjoyed the splendour and romance of this beautiful day. The weather, backdrop and participants presented a wonderful advert of our country to...

Jeremy Blake on April 30, 2018

What are you networking for? 

Responding to the question you dread. 

Whether you are new to business or you’ve been working since the 1950s, chances...

Bob Morrell on March 26, 2018

Exhibitions are still popular, and the access they offer for face to face interactions and creating relationships is impressive. Attending a show at the Exel recently I wandered through one that...

Bob Morrell on November 17, 2017

Speaking at a recent event we were surprised at how willing the audience were to interact. A few years ago we did a series of conferences for retailers and travel companies and we were well...

Bob Morrell on April 29, 2016

At a recent travel conference we presented a session on time management. Whilst delivering this to a group of successful travel homeworkers, we reflected on the many presentations we have seen...

Jeremy Blake on January 21, 2016

Bob and I had the good fortune to see Dame Edna Everage live at The Globe Travel Awards last Thursday. I’ve been a fan since I first saw her on television in the 1980s.

She gave us twenty...

Bob Morrell on October 16, 2015

When you hear people present, very quickly, you engage with them or you wonder why you can't. It can be the sound of their voice you don't like, the overall message doesn't resonate with you, the...

Bob Morrell on September 3, 2015

We attend many training events which include a presentation by a Senior Director. Usually at the beginning, this individual says a few words to get everyone ‘on side’ and then closes with...

Jeremy Blake on August 21, 2015

You’ve either got slides that are better than you are, or you believe your dynamic energy and enthusiasm will trounce the slides you’ve prepared.

You know that once you get going you’ll get...