August 14, 2019

Keeping Up With Fletcher Jones

For many Australians (myself included), the name “Fletcher Jones” brings to mind an iconic Aussie clothing brand, renowned for its finest-quality materials and tailoring. But on […]
August 1, 2019

What’s Your Excuse?

A couple of months ago I ticked Number One off my bucket list. Husband in tow, I finally made it to New York. It’s a trip […]
July 25, 2019

No Conundrums Here

No Conundrums Here co·nun·drum /kəˈnəndrəm/ noun: conundrum; plural noun: conundrums a confusing and difficult problem or question. The Likud party faced a PR backfire on Monday, […]
July 17, 2019

How to Brand Better

We’re always being told to “Live in the Moment”.  Some of my clients take this a little too literally. When I ask them to describe their […]
September 1, 2018

The Confidence of Kings

I loved Prince Harry’s recent performance at the smash-hit musical “Hamilton” in London’s West End. Fun-loving redhead Harry is clearly the British Royal Family’s extrovert – […]
January 1, 2018

Happy New Year!

For non-native English speakers, New Year’s greetings can be a little challenging. Celebrating the New Year is a very big deal in many cultures, so it’s […]
September 18, 2017

How Not To Be Totally Tactless In English

Many of my clients negotiate on a regular basis – with clients, suppliers, staff and others. And many of them run into problems when they have […]
November 19, 2016

Channelling Freddie

So I wanted to tell you about my journey to presentation success. After presenting to many different groups on various topics, and having to overcome many […]
July 15, 2016

Don’t lose control I’ve just read this article about a Chinese space station that the Chinese have actually lost control over (no, this is not a sci-fi horror […]
May 28, 2015
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The Brilliance of “Everyday” Hillary Clinton

As the U.S. 2016 election campaign cranks itself up, I’ve been watching aspects of it with interest. What has really fascinated me is Hillary Clinton’s claim to […]