Tag: media training

Warren Buffet on beating fear of public speaking

When a billionaire investor reveals the secret of their success, it’s worth taking notice. So, it was fascinating to learn recently that Warren Buffett, the hugely influential business magnate, used presentation training to overcome his fear of public speaking. The CEO of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway was talking to graduates about the importance of honing their communication skills, as a way

What brands can learn from Ted Baker and other reputational crises

The crisis at fashion brand Ted Baker is the latest example of how organisations create their own crisis and then exacerbate the damage by handling it poorly.  CEO Ray Kelvin took a “voluntary leave of absence” in December, after allegations of forced hugs and harassment of Ted Baker staff.  An investigation has been ongoing but by delaying his resignation until

TNR’s Bridgid Nzekwu named ‘Outstanding Woman in Professional Services’

Bridgid Nzekwu, Director of Media Training at TNR, PA Group’s specialist communications consultancy, was named Outstanding Woman in Professional Services at the 2018 PRECIOUS Awards on 27 September. Established in 2007, the PRECIOUS Awards celebrate the professional achievements of women of colour in the UK. In addition to a 20-year career in broadcast journalism which saw Bridgid appointed the country’s first female mixed-race