Spring 2013

A great coming together

By Alastair Grant At various stages of our progression as presentation advisers, we latch onto ideas that make sense and can be applied to client presentations. After two decades of this two things are apparent: First, is there is lots more to learn; and second, there are recurring themes. I have a theory that there […]

Telling stories

By Lynda Russell-Whitaker ‘We are lonesome animals. We spend all of our life trying to be less lonesome. One of our ancient methods is to tell a story begging the listener to say – and to feel – “Yes, that is the way it is, or at least that is the way I feel it.” […]

The devil is in the detour

It was those words, all published on the same day in the same newspaper by just three journalists, which has inspired this article. But what on earth are they writing about, and why the huge level of criticism? And who was Busby Berkeley? They were all writing in The Daily Telegraph on 10th January, the […]

The total opposite or total opposition?

By Guest Author Andrew Richards Why don’t people mean what they say? Why do they so often speak ironically, in riddles, or with double meanings? Is this wasted communication, simply using up words that fill an imaginary void? I can’t really say why people use these disingenuous phrases but it really helps if you can […]

49th Edition

Here is our latest GPB journal packed with a wealth of information and good hands-on tips and tricks from the world of communications, presentations, business development. Please write back if you wish to comment and we hope you’ll enjoy reading it. In this edition: The total opposite By Andrew Richards Andrew explains what people really mean […]