Abraham Moss Community School aims to build an unrivalled network of past pupils, known as alumni, in order to inspire current students. The school, which teaches pupils from 4-16, says alumni can get involved in school life in a number of ways, including giving inspirational talks about how they found success in their chosen fields. […]
Katie Leeson was a highly successful managing director of a social media agency – and yet she spent many months wondering why she had been given the job and was convinced she was doing it badly. “Imposter syndrome is described as a feeling of phoniness in people who believe that they are not intelligent, capable […]
Zara Street, founder of positive lifestyle brand Keep it Bright, delivered an inspiring talk to the pupils of Levenshulme High School for Girls on International Women’s Day, organised by State Talking. Keep it Bright sells a range of clothing and products with positive inspirational messages. Famous fans of the brand include Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus […]
Entrepreneur John Quinton-Barber, the founder and CEO of communications agency Social, urged year ten pupils at St Thomas More RC College to “dream big” when he spoke to them at a State Talking event. John explained how he overcame many obstacles in his career, but didn’t let them dent his confidence or his ambitions. He […]
        Forty budding medical students from Years 9 and 10 at Levenshulme High School for Girls heard how orthopaedic specialist Sophie Rogers carved out a successful career in surgery – despite failing to get the required grades to study medicine. During a free session organised by State Talking, Sophie told the girls […]