The skill of high performance communication

Talk, our single most important competence

Talking is perhaps our single most important competence as human beings. It’s central to how we interact and how we think. We’re clearly not as good at it as we might be.

TalkWise is committed to improving communication by developing how well we use talk.


The biggest consequences of poor communication that TalkWise helps to avoid:

  • Added stress
  • Project delay/failure
  • Low morale
  • Missed goals
  • Obstacles to innovation
  • Lost Sales
  • Slower career progression

The consequences of poor communication

Without the skill of in the moment responsible
communication individuals and organisations suffer the consequences of poor communication. TalkWise builds the skill and awareness to avoid these career and organisational pitfalls.

What it means to be TalkWise

Being TalkWise is about being a present and responsible communicator, aware of what’s being said and its impacts, resourceful in using talk to good effect and skilful in making interactions beneficial and productive.


TalkWise Podcast

Sharing expert knowledge in communication

Recent episodes

Duncan Partridge

Learning to Listen

Interview with Alan Robertson

Janie van Hool

Selfless listening

Interview with Janie van Hool

TalkWise Courses

Building high performance cultures

Providing individuals and teams with the awareness, skill and confidence to perform successfully on the communications challenges regularly encountered in all organisations.

Creating innovative conversations

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Making meetings productive

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Handling difficult conversations

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Making your voice count

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Recent Articles

Practical advice for solving and understanding organisational and communication problems

How to facilitate blue sky thinking

What does ‘blue sky thinking’ sound like? Let’s look at how to facilitate blue sky thinking.

Blue Sky

How can I have more influence?

An important question in a crowed noisy competitive world. One source of influence is in our control, talk.


How to handle difficult conversations?

One thing that is not in short supply in our working lives are potentially difficult conversations.

difficult conversation