Speak Up: 79th Edition

Here is our 79th journal edition. 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 – on behalf of our team at GPB, we hope you’ll enjoy reading it. We publish these Journals as free ongoing professional development for our clients.

In this edition: 

Christmas creativity in communication 

By Richard Keith

Richard re-writes the lyrics to two well-known Christmas carols fitting in some core GPB advice.

Persuasive communication: Examples from Famous Authors

By Desmond Harney

Des looks at effective persuasion  skills, making reference to the work of some famous authors.

Let me tell you a story… the persuasiveness of ancient orators

By Lynda Russell-Whitaker

Lynda looks at ‘truth default’ and bias in some ancient stories.

Prize quiz: What’s the question?

By Ewan Pearson

Have a go at coming up with some humorous questions, there’s a prize for the best questions!

Download a full PDF version of the journal here: GPB 79th Journal Winter 2021