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Assertive Communication At Its Best

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Tandem skydiving over the Namibian desert at Swakopmund. A first for each of us, let alone as a family of five. We each had our own hopes, aspirations and concerns about the jump. Why did we do it? Mainly – because we could – safely, easily, and in a great setting! The experience was awesome – stretching, challenging and a…

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Zebra Line Up

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Does your management team line up like these zebras to deliver your company’s vision? In the hide at Hobatere Lodge, Namibia, we had a great morning watching oryx, kudu, impala, zebra, warthog, giraffe, jackal and lion – a drama of continuous adaptation before our very eyes. Of course a waterhole is a great focal point… That evening I got the…

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What does Self Confidence Give You?

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Saying “No” to unwanted sex from teachers and peers at school. Telling your parents that you don’t want to marry a man three times your age. This is what self confidence is giving young teenage girls in Malawi – the sort of difference Theatre for a Change works to deliver. I coach an Education Programme Manager there. Are you shocked?…

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Can selling be as fabulous as this cake?

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The Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul has a great history. The detective writer Agatha Christie wrote Murder on the Orient Express here, it being the place to stay on arrival. The hotel has a gorgeous French patisserie, we were told it was well worth a visit. We were not disappointed. An elegant room, a fabulous selection, attentive service. An experience…

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