is an editor, writer, trainer and closet techie
David runs workshops on how to create better meetings by deepening interpersonal skills
He has also trained thousands of business professionals in how to handle the awkward squad - mainly print and online journalists. He's also happy to collaborate with PR firms to deliver guest sessions and practice interviews within their own media training workshops.
David is the editor-in-chief at 'technology for business' book publisher THINGUIDES
As a writer, his highly readable copy appears in many publications, but not always in his name. He enjoys nothing more than rendering complex topics comprehensible. He also enjoys turning the ideas of busy business professionals into articles they can publish.
★ Alison O'Leary grills me on business writing & press handling (YouTube)
★ 24 questions to ask yourself, plus George Orwell's six (pdf)
★ How to handle the media - an interactive memory jogger
★ Style Guides: Oxford University; BBC (pdf); Government Digital Service
★ The Inverted Pyramid of Writing from the Air Force Departmental Publishing Office (AFDPO)
★ Writing Tools, by Roy Peter Clark (Amazon)
★ Essential English, by Harold Evans (Amazon)
★ Grammar & Style, by Michael Dummett (Amazon)
★ Writing that Works, by Kenneth Roman & Joel Raphaelson (Amazon)
★ Margaret Ashworth, Style Matters - a terrific online ‘book’ for anyone who has to sub-edit copy.