Communication
Issue: May / June 2011

Regional Focus: Germany

By - May 25, 2011

Executive Secretary asked three experts on the region to give their personal guides to doing business in Germany.   The consultant’s view The founder of Kwintessential, Neil Payne is currently the Managing Director of the company, overseeing global operations. He is also responsible for the management of cultural awareness training in Europe. Germans are often... Read more »
Communication
Issue: May / June 2011

Email Advice

By - May 25, 2011

We asked you ‘What is your favorite tip for managing e-mail?’ Patti Gough (United States) I create separate folders in Outlook for each individual and or event that is going on. Works for me. I have never lost an email yet. At the end of the month, I go through them and archive the ones that... Read more »
Communication
Issue: May / June 2011

Confident Life Skills: Body Language and Voice

By - May 25, 2011

Over the ensuing months we are going to cover in detail all the nuances of what I call “Confident Life Skills” or being able to communicate in a much more positive and effective manner with the people In your life, whether it be work colleagues, including management, your friends, or just everyday people that you... Read more »
Communication
Issue: March / April 2011

The Keys of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

By - March 25, 2011

Sue France details some of the tools that she has learnt about in her journey to become an NLP practitioner
Communication
Issue: March / April 2011

The Quandary of Quotation Marks

By - March 25, 2011

Quotation marks are a beloved form of punctuation in the English language, used to indicate a verbatim report on what someone said, and used in a great deal of business writing. They are often misused. This article will explain some punctuation rules and clear up some misconceptions held by many about proper usage of quotation... Read more »
Communication
Issue: March / April 2011

Stress Resilience & the Power of Positive Acceptance

By - March 25, 2011

Your boss is hassling you. You have a presentation to give and no time to prepare. Your partner is threatening to leave because you spend too much time at work. In case these pressures aren’t enough, the one person you depend on for support at work has just gone off sick. If this was your... Read more »
Communication
Issue: March / April 2011

Regional Focus: The Middle East

By - March 25, 2011

Executive Secretary asked two experts on the region to give their personal guides to doing business in the Middle East. The Consultant’s View… The founder of Kwintessential, Neil Payne is currently the Managing Director of the company, overseeing global operations. He is also responsible for the management of cultural awareness training in Europe. The Middle... Read more »
Communication
Issue: March / April 2011

Gatekeeping

By - March 25, 2011

Have you ever been accused of being a “gatekeeper”? asks Helen Achilleos.
Communication
Issue: March / April 2011

Passion

By - March 25, 2011

‘There I am, giving out leaflets on London Bridge and Liverpool Street stations for an evening event I’m running. I’m here for several morning and evening rush hours slap bang in the middle of London’s commercial and organisational mayhem. And… I’m gobsmacked! It’s like a DVD of George Orwell’s “1984” is playing out before my... Read more »
Communication
Issue: March / April 2011

The Secret of Successful Public Speaking

By - March 25, 2011

Damian Muirhead explains how to be more confident and more accomplished when speaking in public