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Professional tips on developing confidence for public speaking and communication by Robin Kermode.

The Handshake and The Elbow Bump

I don’t know about you, but I didn’t realise how much I missed shaking hands. We’ve clearly been taking it for granted for years. I’m a great one for shaking…

Are you following the Curtain Up rule?

I don’t know about you, but I’m generally pretty punctual. I’ve been an actor for over 30 years and the one thing you learn as an actor is that if…

The art of listening

We don’t really associate listening with communication. We know listening is a natural part of the communication process. When we converse with someone, we’re not the only ones talking the…

The language of flowers

There is an etiquette to sending flowers. Which do you give someone on their birthday? Which do you chose for a funeral? Which do you take to a friend in…

Why disagreements can be healthy

Many of us do not enjoy disagreement and conflict and see it as very negative and unhealthy. This isn’t always the case. Here, I give my reply to select questions…

Five secrets to success at job interviews

Stand up whilst waiting/login early We are often shown into a boardroom before an interview and offered a seat whilst we wait. Don’t take it. You don’t want their first…
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