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How to cope with workplace stress

With working lives that are busier than ever, and communication devices that keep us “switched on” at all hours of the day and night, it’s getting harder than ever to escape workplace stress. In fact, according to the most recent Labour Force Survey (LFS) conducted by the UK’s Health and Safety Executive, there were 11.2...
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How to master the art of negotiation

By Denise Louise Jeffrey, negotiation and communication expert Regardless of the industry, every business is involved in a form of negotiation at one point of another. Unfortunately, very few of us are lucky enough to be born with a natural flair for it making it feel like more of a nerve-wracking experience than it needs...
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Five steps to master nonverbal communication in the workplace

To unlock your business voice you ultimately need to unlock your body language. Despite your good intentions and how carefully you have worded what you need to deliver, without mastering your body language you are likely to be portraying the wrong message through your nonverbal communication. Eye contact, gestures, how you smile and facial expressions...
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The top five common communication mistakes

More often than not, people are aware that their communication skills could be improved and are already on the road to success by attempting to improve and develop them. But it isn’t always that straightforward and many end up getting sidetracked along the way! Presentation coach  Simon de Cintra, author of Unlock Your Business Voice:...
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17/04/2018 – Communicating Confidently – build your Visual, Vocal, Verbal and Mindset toolkit | A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event

WeAreTheCity would like to invite you to join them for an evening of learning and networking Communicating Confidently – build your Visual, Vocal, Verbal and Mindset toolkit from professional actress and business leader, Mairi McHaffie A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event Tuesday 17 April 2018 – 5.45pm – 8.45pm at Lloyds Banking Group, 25 Gresham Street,...
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Practice your pillow talk | Give clear, distinct messages at work (& at home)

It’s so easy to lose your message, your audience, their attention, their trust by using ‘weasel’ words; by using ‘gobbledeegook’ if you will – and it’s everywhere, it’s like an epidemic. With the pace of information being shared today, the cultures which must be crossed and included in our messages, and the turbulent times we’re...
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Mars, Venus or Earth: do we need to mind the gender communication gap?

Business women who attend my professional women’s lunches come from a diverse range of professions, ages and experience. But they all have something in common: they subscribe to our motto – “there’s a special place in hell for any woman who doesn’t help another woman”. From time to time they send me articles to draw...
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The art of effective communication to get what you want in the workforce

Fear, lack of self – assurance and feeling self – conscious are the biggest obstacles to effective communication in the workforce today. Lack of assertiveness also limits you, along with feeling stuck because you can’t find the right words when you need to express yourself. True power is not about having control or power over...
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