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Victoria Rennoldson regularly writes blogs published here and contributes articles for websites, publications and magazines. Read these short, impactful articles with insights, practical ideas, exercises and tools for you to try yourself and with your team.

You might also like watching Victoria’s Wednesday Words videos: short videos on a variety of topics with insights, strategies, ideas and skills from an English coach to support you to become a more confident and culturally-aware communicator.

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Culture cuppa top english phrases to handle difficult presentation questions

Top English phrases to handle difficult presentation questions

If you are somebody who regularly presents for work, there may be times when no matter how well prepared you are, you receive a question ...
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English phrases for creating impact in your presentations

I want you to imagine that you pick up a pen & you are writing with your opposite hand to how you usually write. How ...
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Top Acronyms for work life

I was thinking about acronyms the other day, when I was asked about them during a webinar I was leading about connecting successfully with British ...
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Top English idioms for staying positive

When I work with people to uplevel their English communication, they often tell me that idioms are a challenging area. Not only to understand when ...
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An Insight into British Humour

I was pleased to be recently published in the Focus UK magazine, sharing my article on British humour for their international network in their latest ...
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Unlocking the keys to email communication success

The average office worker: receives 121 emails every day, spends 2 hours a day browsing their inbox the equivalent of 30 days a year on email. ...
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Why culture matters in business

It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognise, accept & celebrate those differences. Audre Lorde The national culture we ...
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How to be a pro at Small Talk

‘How are you? Hope you’re having a good week.’ How do you feel about small talk? Is it something fun to engage in & a ...
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Mind the gap: exploring British cultural approaches

Communication is a hot topic right now, especially in many countries including the UK, where we are in lockdown 2.0 & need to work effectively ...
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Why I don’t believe in fluency

I sometimes have clients come to me & they are already advanced speakers of English. They may be currently living in the UK or have ...
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Language & Communication in Online Meetings

Great to be published in the Focus UK magazine, sharing my article in this latest edition on language & communication in online meetings for their ...
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Strategies to Understand English accents

Many of my clients tell me that understanding different accents in the UK can be really hard for them, even if they are an advanced ...
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Review your Communication Performance

Hello everybody. I’m Victoria Rennoldson, Communication and Culture Coach, and welcome to Wednesday Words with communication and cultural strategies and skills for you to learn. ...
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Virtual presence & energy

Hello everybody. I’m Victoria Rennoldson, Communication and Culture Coach, and welcome to Wednesday Words with communication and cultural strategies and skills for you to learn. ...
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Diplomatic language

Hello everybody. I’m Victoria Rennoldson, Communication and Culture Coach, and welcome to Wednesday Words with communication and cultural strategies and skills for you to learn. ...
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Why establishing communication goals matters

I’m Victoria Rennoldson, Communication and Culture Coach. Welcome to Wednesday Words, my weekly vlog, with more communication skills and cultural strategies for you to learn. Today, ...
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Writing successful presentations

I’m Victoria Rennoldson, Communication and Culture Coach. Welcome to Wednesday Words – where I bring you communication and cultural strategies and skills for you to learn. You ...
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How to structure your opinions

Hello everybody. I’m Victoria Rennoldson, Communication and Culture Coach, and welcome to Wednesday Words with communication and cultural strategies and skills for you to learn. ...
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Communication Mistakes

Hello everybody. I’m Victoria Rennoldson, Communication and Culture Coach, and welcome to Wednesday Words with communication and cultural strategies and skills for you to learn. ...
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What happens in 9 Steps to Communication Confidence

Hello everybody. I’m Victoria Rennoldson, Communication and Culture Coach, and welcome to Wednesday Words with communication and cultural strategies and skills for you to learn. ...
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Cultural Icebergs

Hello everybody. I’m Victoria Rennoldson, Communication and Culture Coach, and welcome to Wednesday Words with communication and cultural strategies and skills for you to learn. ...
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