Services

Vivid Communication is a growing company that delivers coaching and training for individuals and businesses. Clients include blue chip companies, leading academic institutions, high profile charitable organisations and scientific committees.

Coaching

Vivid Communication offers one-to-one coaching to support personal or leadership development, or improve performance at work. Coaching involves setting clear goals, supporting clients with cutting edge coaching techniques that really make an impact, and helping clients to make the changes they need to progress. Vivid Communication’s approach to coaching is supportive, challenging and effective, and clients see results. Coaching is usually 6 sessions either face-to-face or via Skype, over 6 months. Shorter or longer packages are also possible. Contact Vivid Communication today to find out more.

Training

Vivid Communication offers bespoke training workshops on interpersonal skills that are engaging, memorable and effective. Recent workshops have included dealing with difficult conversations, facilitating groups, delivering presentations, leading supervisory one-to-ones, communicating effectively at work, building effective relationships, building confidence, giving feedback effectively, listening skills, managing, leading, influencing, chairing, building resilience. No two workshops are the same. Every client has a workshop that is tailored for them, ensuring maximum impact. Every organisation and individual is unique, and that is reflected in the training. Contact Vivid Communication today to find out more.

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Specialist Services

Scientific or medical presentation skills

Vivid Communication offers unique one-to-one or group presentation skills training sessions for healthcare professionals and scientists in the UK and internationally. If you need your presentations to make more of an impact or you want help with how to explain your concepts simply and effectively, then Vivid Communication can help you. Sarah has worked with over 300 scientists, consultants and professors in her career from more than 40 countries. She has designed training workshops that have reached over 20,000 clinicians internationally. She is qualified in science communication, has worked in the healthcare industry for over 15 years, has attended hundreds of congress presentations / posters / key note speeches, and knows what works and what doesn’t in effective presentations. Training can be face-to-face and over Skype. Contact Vivid Communication today to find out more.

Workshops for young people

Vivid Communication offers specially tailored workshops on interpersonal skills for young people (Aged 15 – 24). The material and activities are perfectly pitched to ensure maximum impact and results. Example workshop areas are working with others, building motivation, listening skills, facilitating groups, building relationships, managing others, team work. Sarah has worked with many groups of young people on interpersonal skills. A recent participant described a workshop as “fun, engaging and actually life changing.” Contact Vivid Communication today to find out more.

About

Sarah Alexander

Sarah Alexander, Founder and Director, Vivid Communication

Sarah is a qualified and experienced coach and trainer, with a Diploma in Coaching from the University of Warwick. Sarah is an Associate Member of the Association for Coaching, a leading professional UK coaching body.

Sarah’s early career was spent in a large blue chip healthcare multinational. Her first role involved managing a team of 30 people, where she first realised her ability to coach and develop others. She then progressed to more senior positions in communications, in the UK and in international roles.

Sarah then founded Vivid Communication, a successful and growing coaching and training practice, and has coached many individuals - assisting them with their personal or leadership development. She also designs and facilitates impactful bespoke workshops for groups and teams. For larger training events Sarah works with associate coaches.

She also offers a unique specialist service, blending her unique skills of coaching, communications, and scientific background to offer scientists and healthcare professionals one-to-one and group presentation/communication skills training. This service is highly valued by clients, both senior and early career healthcare professionals and scientists, in the UK and internationally.

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Testimonials

What Vivid Communication means to clients

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Direct Volunteering Services Manager, Macmillan, UK

Vivid Communication’s service has meant my team now have more ownership and confidence in their roles. The workshop gave the participants the tools and confidence to deliver a really effective service. I could see the difference in the participants immediately.

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Founder of WE Work English, Spain

Vivid Communication has meant clarity, coherence and progress for me. I am currently expanding my business and I was deciding the direction to take it in. The coaching helped me organise my thoughts, feelings and goals into an action plan that makes everything possible.

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Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Warwick, UK

Put simply, Vivid Communication goes the extra mile with the personal touch. The training is absolutely what we wanted and needed.

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Surgeon, South Korea

The coaching was excellent. Vivid Communication meant I recognised the purpose of improving my English. I can now present live surgery to doctors from other countries in English with more confidence.

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Specialty Registrar, NHS, UK

The coaching with Vivid Communication was extremely supportive and helped me to prioritise and set goals and clear objectives as I was going through an extremely busy time. The sessions were also very flexible - adapting to my current focus when necessary.