Building Skilful Dialogue – ABP training course, London, March 26th

Talk is Action has been invited to run a half-day training course as part of the ABP’s (Association for Business Psychologists) Spring programme of events.

Date: March 26th 2018

Time: 9.30 arrival for 10am start to 1.30pm

Location: Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BF



Building Skillful Dialogue

Amazing things happen between people when the quality of their conversation is good. This workshop workshop builds individuals’ skills in dialogue equipping them to be more effective at working with others.


The session will aim to build an understanding of skilful dialogue and also to have improved the skills’ of dialogue and communication for individual participants as an outcome of our time together.

The main takeaways include:

  1. Understand what is meant by the term ‘verbal strategy’
  2. Identify your own preferred verbal strategies
  3. Be able to describe the impact of your verbal strategies on others
  4. Know which verbal strategies should be (de) emphasise

Know the critical situations in which you must be especially conscious of your verbal strategies.


Kevin Eyre, Director, Talk is Action Limited

Kevin is the founding Director of Talk is Action; a boutique consulting house which specialises in building skilful dialogue between people at work.

He is the creator of SoundWave (, a bespoke set of analytic and developmental resources which explores social interaction through the lens of talk.

He is also a visiting Lecturer at Cranfield University and a finalist at the 2017 ABP Workforce Experience Awards.


ABP members: £60
Students: £30
BPS members: £90
Non ABP or BPS members: £160
Annual membership: £55

By joining the ABP, you’ll immediately be entitled to the member rates.

Talk is Action – Shortlisted Finalist – ABP Workplace Experience Awards

SoundWave will feature strongly in the Association of Business Psychology’s 2017 Workplace Experience Awards. Talk is Action Limited has been shortlisted in no less than two categories for its use of SoundWave analytics and applications  – ‘Excellence in Innovation in Business Psychology’ and ‘Excellence in Change Management’. Winners will be announced during the ABP Conference on 12-13 October 2017. For further information  –