July 30, 2021

Choosing the right words

Choosing the right words 💬 Cultural awareness: What we say 🙊 and what other people hear 🙉 What an Anglophone says, what a European understands. Is language […]
July 1, 2021

Private lessons (one to one)

Advantages and disadvantages from the student perspective   Ever thought about taking one to one lessons? What are the advantages and the disadvantages? Here are a […]
June 1, 2021
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How long does it take to learn a language?

The question I’m often asked: “How long does it take to learn a language?” I so wish there was a straight answer: here is a simple […]
August 28, 2020
Dealing with Grieve

Dealing with loss

             When a part of you goes forever Dealing with loss: what does it mean? You deal with loss when you […]
July 30, 2020

CPD with Impact: Appraisals

What is an appraisal? An appraisal is a meeting between an employee and the line manager to review performance; in some places it is referred to […]
June 29, 2020
One family’s soft skills

One family’s soft skills

Useful lessons with my stepdaughters A become a stepmom at the age of 43. This was a totally new experience, one filled with joy, fear and […]
June 18, 2020

The Importance of Articulated Roles

Why some roles are alienating and why we should do something about it As a customer, when you have a question about a service or a […]
June 18, 2020

CPD: How to organise Group PDI

The ultimate guide for academic managers with big teams and limited resources Hello! My name is Lara and I’m the co-founder of Impact Services International. I […]