In the financial services world...there is an awful lot of language which is really the preserve of the profession which you would not use at home
Philip Collins, Founder and Writer-in-Chief, The Draft is a former speechwriter for Tony Blair and a fund manager – meaning he understands numbers and how to translate them into words. In this talk, he explains how to turn financial analysis into clear language that everybody can understand. Learn:
DEI LEARNING PLAN, MODULE 5: Discover how to develop a communication style that is true to yourself, and how this can help you be more inclusive within your organisation.
Executive coach Andrew Macdonald discusses the data behind stress, and the ways it can be managed for investment professionals.
Communication consultant Shola Kaye teaches frameworks to help investment professionals communicate under pressure.
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Nicola Hainey teaches the power of active listening, and how you can build better relationships and get more from your meetings.
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Steven Maddocks uses his theatrical background to tell you how to use their voice to command the right authority.
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Seth Wainwright gives you tools and techniques to improve your executive presence and elevate yourself in any role.
Martyn Barmby explains why storytelling techniques can make financial presentations more memorable and engaging.
Using a cinematic case study, learn why leadership in finance takes more than knowing the numbers - it requires instinct and influence.