Agencies & Consultancies

Training for agencies at all skill levels

  • Account management
  • New business
  • Confidence
  • Productivity
  • Writing
  • Motivating teams

In-House Comms

Training for in-house communications professionals

  • Best practice
  • Demonstrating value
  • Brand recognition
  • Confidence & Credibility
  • Media training

Kickstart Your PR!

Two-day intensive public relations workshop

  • Capturing media attention
  • Brand recognition
  • Engaging content
  • Supporting sales and marketing

Free Webinar Recordings

Every month, Big Fish Training hosts a popular free lunchtime webinar featuring career development tips and advice. All are welcome, particularly communications professionals. In 2022 we'll help you develop your career with more interviews about imposter syndrome, looking at how you can contain your inner critic and stop holding yourself back. If you'd like to know more, sign up for the Hook or follow us on Linkedin to make sure you don't miss out.

5 Most Common Mistakes by Managers and Leaders April 2022

In this webinar, Emma tackles the most common mistakes made by managers and leaders (we've all made them so there's no judgement here!). More importantly, we help you prevent the same mistakes happening again, re-energising your management style in the process.

Press play now for some management inspiration, a soupçon of reassurance and a bit of a laugh while you're at it.

Lunch and learn: Dealing With Your Inner Critic

Many of us have an inner critic.

It fuels low self-esteem, makes us feel anxious and questions our own judgement. Even if we are eminently competent and appear outwardly confident.

The route to personal development is ALWAYS self-awareness. So that's the place to start:

  1. Admit you have those critical thoughts
  2. Name them - distance yourself from your thoughts
  3. Treat them lightly - thoughts are not facts, even if there may be a grain of truth in them, so don't treat them as such

"The brain believes what you tell it most. And what you tell it about YOU, it will create".

So don't allow that negative inner critic to take control - acknowledge it, name it and choose when to ignore it.

Dealing with perfectionism and imposter syndrome - Interview with Dan Bowsher

The mind can be an arse, can't it?

It fuels low self-esteem, makes us feel anxious and questions our own judgement. Even if we are eminently competent and appear outwardly confident.

The mind of my next webinar guest is a prime example!

Dan Bowsher is a veteran of the PR and digital comms industry, having worked in agency, in-house at Vodafone and latterly as his own boss at social media consultancy, Sett Social.

He joins me to talk about his experiences of imposter syndrome, low self-esteem and his battle with clinical perfectionism.

His experiences will resonate with many, regardless of current role, seniority or gender. And we both hope, that by sharing our own stories, we will enable a few more people to share theirs - leading to a more empathetic and supportive workplace culture.

How Big Fish Training Works

Got a team to train? Most courses are delivered direct either in person or via live video for groups of 6 - 12 people. These sessions are tailored to your specific needs. You just need to tell us what they are! Get in touch now for a friendly chat about what you need to achieve.

Want a course just for you? We run special sessions throughout the year and have a growing number of online courses. If you can't find what you need on the site, get in touch now and we can help.

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Training Courses for PR and Comms Agencies

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All of our training courses for agency professionals

talented with clients

Be credible, effective and prevent problems

talented in the office

Manage time, people and campaigns with ease

talented with the media

Writing and pitching stories that get noticed
Client Management
Talented with Clients

Improve and develop your working relationships with each client

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Social Superstars
With the Media

How to Make Your Clients' Social Media Communications Shine

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Confidence and Assertiveness
in the Office

Say what you mean, professionally and directly

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Mastering the Art Of Writing
Talented with the Media

How to write almost anything

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Presentation Training
with Clients

Make every presentation more engaging and effective

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Time Management
in the Office

Manage your workload and get tasks completed on time

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Advanced Presentation Training
with Clients

Become a captivating and effective presenter

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Writing effective news releases
with the Media

Get more stories published

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Becoming a Manager
in the Office

Incorporate great management techniques into your daily life

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Crisis Communications
with Clients

Where do you start when it all goes wrong?

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Pitching to the Media
with the Media

Get more of your stories published

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Grammar Crammer
in the Office

Grammatical errors and how to avoid them

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Management and Leadership Training
in the Office

Get the best out of your team

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Improving Personal Communication Skills
in the Office

Make good working relationships great

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Editing and Proofreading Other People's Writing
in the Office

The seven steps to successful editing

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Refresh your press release writing skills
with the Media

Be more successful at getting your stories published

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Practical Creativity for PR
in the Office

Power up your brainstorms and boost your creativity

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Getting Buy-In
with Clients

Influencing and Persuading

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Writing compelling content for the media
with the Media

Make your writing effective, engaging and shareable

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Supercharge Your Writing
with the Media

Take your writing to a higher level

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Bespoke Leadership Coaching
in the Office

By application only

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Kickstart Your PR!
with the Media

Introduction to PR

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Time Management for Remote Working
in the Office

Manage your workload from home

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Bite-Sized Leadership Coaching
in the Office

Rapid coaching conversations

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Professional Impact and Presence
with Clients

Stop being overlooked

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