Public Speaking and the Art of Oratory

Public Speaking and the Art of Oratory

Kennedy to Churchill, Castro to Cicero: The exceptional ability to command, persuade and inspire using the power of the spoken word is the common thread that unites these leaders.   Public speaking is still as relevant today, and using this specific kind of...
Good Leadership Vs Good Management

Good Leadership Vs Good Management

Is it more important to be a good leader or a good manager? It’s important to specify that while they’re certainly not mutually exclusive, the relationship between the two isn’t quite as symbiotic as it might appear. Management and leadership require entirely...
Homer: An Ancient Innovator?

Homer: An Ancient Innovator?

Homer is widely considered the father of all Western literature. He is famed for his two epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey, describing in beautiful dactylic hexameter the rage of swift footed Achilles and the siege and destruction of Ilium at Troy as well as the...
Women in World War 1

Women in World War 1

With Remembrance Day on Sunday 11th, we wanted to take an opportunity to think about the impact of the service given by women across the UK during the First World War, and the role it played in reshaping the employment market. Between 4-5.5 million soldiers were...
Rex Whistler

Rex Whistler

I recently had the pleasure of having lunch at the Rex Whistler Restaurant at the Tate. Named after the famous artist of the 20th century, Whistler was commissioned to paint the mural called ‘The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats’ and the stunning restaurant has...