Here’s a little test for you: Do you know what gaslighting is?
The future of business is in excellent hands if the evidence of this week’s Young Enterprise Shropshire Awards are an indicator. We were delighted to sponsor a category again this year, which gave me the chance to see what the young people from schools across the county had been doing to put business theory into … Read more
Just occasionally you come across someone with a special, undeniable talent and when you can do something to help them on their way, you don’t think twice.
That’s how we felt when we met Storm Stacey. Storm is a 14-year-old motorcyle racing prodigy with a massive future in front of him.
Spin, as we all now understand the term in a PR sense, died quite some time ago.
Some ‘practitioners’ still like to play with silly tricks, like saving up their bad news for a busy news day in the hope that no-one will notice. But the approach whereby you twist words and ‘bend’ the truth to avoid giving an honest answer was long since dead and buried, fortunately and for good reason.
“What care recruitment crisis? They should have advertised the posts, then there would be no crisis.”
Editor of a free local newspaper
As we watched many stalwarts of British politics and their parties decimated today in a Conservative and SNP pincer movement, a wave of farewell speeches ensued.
Twitter has published a map of how the world reacted when the name of the new royal baby, Princess Charlotte, was revealed yesterday. It’s fascinating in more ways than one.
You have to wonder about the prism through which Labour leader Ed Miliband’s advisors view the world.
Putting him into an interview with off-beat comedian and actor, Russell Brand, appears to be wrong on so many levels.
It’s the nightmare scenario for everyone who might find themselves in front of a live mic. The fear that you’ll get caught out, go blank, just generally do that rabbit in the headlights thing. It happens and when it does it’s excruciating for everyone – but we love to listen… Here is one of the … Read more
Trends in how people speak seem to come around like flu viruses. I recall very well the ranting of my first chief reporter at a sudden proliferation of the use of ‘sooooo…’ at the end of a sentence. Suddenly, everyone seemed to be doing it (this was about 20 years ago). It was, as she quite … Read more