The Silent Advocate

Joshua Hepple | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK
Joshua Hepple

The concept of a lawyer often brings with it a presumption that the lawyer has fantastic performance skills and can convince a jury through a clear vo...

Time To Think: A Dose Of Communicative Intention

Matthew Mills | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Mills

In our voice group sessions, trans clients develop skills in being effective communicators: telling their stories about the things they hold dear, and being transformational listeners for each others. We need a global dose of this right now.

Waiting for the 'Click': The Battle to Be Heard as Who We Are

Matthew Mills | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Mills

The battle to have the voice we think we should have is something many trans and non-binary clients I work with are grappling with on a daily basis. Some find a comfortable place quickly and absorb voice exercises and skills easily; others are clear they are happy with their voices as they are; some take a bit of time to leave old habits behind and find new ones which feel true and sound authentic.

Video Killed the Radio Star? Not even close.

Loren Treisman | Posted 19.03.2017 | UK Tech
Loren Treisman

In this global digital age, initiatives which give youth a chance to express their views and shape their futures are needed more than ever. Technology can help this information spread further and faster.

Freedom of Voice: the Naming and Un-Shaming of Ourselves

Matthew Mills | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Mills

In my role as the Lead Specialist Speech and Language Therapist at the Gender Identity Clinic, London, I pose the question to my clients 'why do we feel vulnerable about our voices?' An answer is: because we do not hear our voice as others hear us.

The Government Is in Denial Over Teacher Recruitment and Retention

Deborah Lawson | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Politics
Deborah Lawson

The National Audit Office's report, Training New Teachers, is a stark warning, confirming that there is a serious national crisis in both teacher recruitment and retention. The Department for Education (DfE) seems to be in denial, blaming anything but its own policies, like a child pointing the finger of blame at others to cover up its own poor behaviour.

Around the World in 14 Days

Max De Lucia | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK
Max De Lucia

The idea is simple. We're on a mission to bring people all over the world together through the power of music and the human voice. We've asked you to help us make it happen and you haven't disappointed.

Voice, Exit, and Managed Decline

Dalibor Rohac | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Politics
Dalibor Rohac

When individuals within organizations have grievances, they typically face a choice between voice and exit. One does not try to set up an appointment with the CEO of Starbucks if one believes that their coffee is overroasted (a friend of mine holds that view), one simply takes one's business elsewhere.

'Strike a Pose, There's Nothing to It' The Art of Artlessness Explored, From Mitt Romney to Sylvia Plath to Madonna

Dasha Lisitina | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Dasha Lisitina

Again and again, praise for a work of art, an artistic or political performance is based on judgement of a work or person's sincerity - the assumption...

Start-Up Memoires: Kim Jong-il: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK
Louisa Leontiades

I started a business. It made me want to drink copious quantities, smoke myself into oblivion and hit my head against a brick wall. Instead I wrote a ...