Author Archive | Jordan Elrington

Transform Your Skills!

Here in the Partners With You office, we’ve got the 28th November 2015 marked, circled and alarmed in our calendars. Why? Why? I hear you ask! Well, on the 28th November, the book Transform Your Communication Skills: Speak, Write, Present With Confidence is due to be launched. It’s been several years in the making, and […]

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Why is Networking So Scary?

Networking is simply starting a conversation with no destination in mind” – Kathryn Crawford Wheat. So why is it that so many of us cringe at the thought of it? Well, it can be quite daunting to walk into a full room, especially if you don’t know anyone. If you’re more of an introvert, you […]

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Using Grammar to Promote Yourself

*A quick note- Letters sandwiched together in this fashion ‘/k/’ indicate a use of the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet). A simple explanation of this can be found here.* When you hear the word ‘grammar’, what comes to mind? Is it spelling? Punctuation? School? Misery? Do you think of it as useful? Or even think about […]

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Tube Etiquette – The Basics

Every year,  over a billion people take to London’s expansive underground train network to help them with their travels. Recently, Daisy and I were using the Tube to get to (and from) a business meeting. Daisy, having lived in London previously, is more than comfortable on the Tube. I however, struggle. To an outsider like myself, […]

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The Importance of Body Language

According to Wikipedia, body language is “a kind of non-verbal communication, where thoughts, intentions, or feelings are expressed by physical behaviours, such as facial expressions, body posture, gestures, eye movement, touch and the use of space”. And ultimately, yes, this is true. But what Wikipedia won’t tell you (I know, I checked) is the significance […]

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