Media Interviews


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, […]


I object!

We handle objections all the time both at work and at home. But how skilled are we at handling them and does it matter anyway? In a business setting with a prospect it could be a pivotal point. Objections may be just a way for the prospect client to test you; at least it shows […]


Carney’s first go: Forward mis-guidance?

By Ewan Pearson I was once asked by a host at a dinner to keep my speech short, as it was expected, and it was just before we ate. I simply said “Thank you”. This got a rapturous round of applause, several slaps on the back, and we all sat down to eat in a […]


Consistency = Reliability

By Lynda Russell-Whitaker “There are those who would misteach us that to stick in a rut is consistency – and a virtue; and that to climb out of that rut is inconsistency – and a vice” Mark Twain, Consistency speech, 1887 In this article I argue the value of consistency. I’m certainly not advocating that […]