Author Archives: Ewan Pearson

Neologisms (new words), 2014 onwards

GPB has for a long time had a tradition of collecting new words, or neologisms. Whilst we have fun and a bit of a laugh doing so, it was not until the end of 2014 that we decided we should start to collate and publish them. So, with a little fanfare (“tra-la”), here is our latest list, […]

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Grant Pearson Brown Consulting Ltd (“GPB”) is a respected specialist communications adviser. We stand out by combining the ancient wisdom of the great orators with the latest scientific research and analysis to ensure that you can be “yourself at your best, even in the toughest situations”. We coach people to persuade and communicate more effectively. We […]

Nudging Noel Numpties by Ewan Pearson

Thaler was particularly lauded for his work on Nudging, which has provided a much more scientific understanding of how people think and behave when making economic decisions. Whether it’s how to tax the Brits more skilfully, what people invest in, what they smoke, whether they opt in/out of organ donation, or what they buy the […]

‘In a manner of speaking’ by Lynda Russell-Whittaker

Following a few customer experiences this year that were less than satisfactory,  I felt it was time to write an article on the subject of telephone manners Reflecting on the differences between these poor experiences and other good ones, I think that they are more about the intention and manner of the person providing the […]

63rd Edition

Here is our 63rd 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 – […]

Voicing our thoughts on corporate and commercial voice-overs, by Richard Keith

The way that clients expect you to communicate with them is evolving.  It is becoming even more important to use digital channels to reach new and existing markets – these channels include corporate videos and commercials. The voice-over on these is crucial to ensuring each video has the specific impact that you want. We’ve all […]

62nd Edition

Here is our 62nd 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 – […]

Rhetorical Tools List

Examples of 70 very popular and useful rhetorical tools Alliteration Allusion Anadiplosis Analogy Anaphora Anecdotes Anesis Anticlimax Antimetabole Antithesis Aphorism Aposiopesis Apposition Assonance Asyndeton Catachresis Chiasmus Climax Conduplicato Diacope Distincto Ellipsis Enthymeme Enumerato Epanalepsis Epistrophe Epitheton Epizeuxis Ethos Euphemismos Evidence Exemplum (example) Expletive Freudian Slip Hyperbole Hypophora Irony (Illusio) Litotes Logos Malapropism Metaphor Mixaphor, Miniphor and […]

GPB wins 2017 Business Excellence Award: Best Communications Training & Consulting Company – London

We are delighted to announce that following voting by the public, Grant Pearson Brown Consulting Ltd (GPB) has won “Best Communications Training & Consulting Company – London” at the 2017 AI Business Excellence Awards. GPB is a specialist Communications and Business Development adviser, and the award is in that category. GPB advise to top management, mostly in […]

61st Edition

Here is our 61st GPB journal.  It 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 team, we hope you’ll […]