Monthly Archives: October 2018

GPB wins two awards from ACQ5 Global Awards

UK – STRATEGIC BUSINESS CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR, GRANT PEARSON BROWN CONSULTING LTD and UK – STRATEGIC BUSINESS CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR, EWAN PEARSON, GRANT PEARSON BROWN CONSULTING LTD Voting closed on 26th July 2018 for this prestigious award and winners were announced on 17th October 2018. ACQ5 said: “Guided by the poll’s results, those […]

GPB wins CV Magazine’s Best Business Communications Development Firm 2018

We are delighted to announce the award of “Best Business Communications Development Firm 2018” in Corporate Vision Magazine’s 3rd annual HR & Training Awards. It follows on from our wins in 2016 and 2017, the latter as best “Business Development Consultant of the Year 2017” from the same magazine. GPB is a specialist Communications and Business Development […]

Your Media Contract with the Fourth Estate by Ewan Pearson

The Fourth Estate is well described as ‘that part of society that influences the whole of society but is not part of the political system.’ The significance of the Fourth Estate is rising and so, as a business person, your ‘deal’ with its members matters. Most people ascribe the term to the mainstream media or […]

Language Styles – the way we speak

The way we use words is a key part of presenting and persuading successfully. Great speakers and their speechwriters understand the power of words. My first point is that the spoken words we use in every day dialogue are essentially informal. When we commit words to paper, the style and type of words we use […]

Podcasting, the Voice and You by Lynda Russell-Whitaker

Podcasts are not new; they have been around for 15 or more years. Originally borrowing much from radio formats, they now have their own individual identities. Pronounced dead by many in the new technology sector several years ago (I was never convinced), podcasting has recently enjoyed a major resurgence. When YouTube burst on the scene […]

The Brain in our Decisions

Current estimates in the scientific world suggest that less than 5% of our brain activity is conscious; some scientists put this figure as low as less than 1%.  Cognitive research indicates that we take many decisions, make judgements, and reason without any need for conscious involvement (McGilchrist 2012 p.187)1. In 1983 a now famous experiment […]

66th Edition

Here is our 66th GPB journal. It is designed as an ongoing coaching tool for our clients, and is packed with a wealth of information and good hands-on tips and tricks from the world of communications, presentations, negotiations and business development. Please write back if you wish to comment or add another reader, and – […]

GPB wins category in AI Global HR & Training Awards 2018

We are delighted to announce that following voting by the public, Grant Pearson Brown Consulting Ltd (GPB) has again won “Best Communications Training & Consulting Company – London” at the 2018 AI Business Excellence Awards, continuing on from the same award won by GPB in 2017. Grant Pearson Brown Consulting Ltd (GPB) is a London-based […]