The power of a pithy message

“All cheques, no balances.” If a BBC Today programme presenter quotes your core message verbatim before your interview even begins, you are doing something right. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-55973463 Shadow cabinet minister Rachel Reeves’s…

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Keir Starmer: a time to be solid, not spectacular
Labour’s Sir Keir Starmer MP on visit to Manchester and Oldham.

Keir Starmer: a time to be solid, not spectacular

Keir Starmer had no grand stage from which to make his acceptance speech after becoming British Labour party leader at the weekend. The speech itself was visually and rhetorically unspectacular and while Starmer’s…

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Zoom a boon for empathy

VC meetings are proving a boon for empathic communication and not just because of the childhood teddies, feral toddlers and family pets making unexpected appearances on our screens. “I’m listening…

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