October 25, 2019

The image you're seeing is the moment we as a class collectively decided the seven words and phrases to remove from our professional vocabulary. I'll expand on that a little bit later.

I always look forward to hosting my masterclass at The Guardian with a particula...

September 24, 2019

It's that time of year again where I have the honour of providing you with a brief update on my activities over the past 12 months that took me from eventful times at 10 Downing Street to a place of new horizons at the Department for International Trade.

It has been ano...

September 10, 2019

My film The iD Project wins Best Documentary award at the 2019 British Urban Film Festival.

April 4, 2019

I'm moving on from 10 Downing Street to become the new Deputy Head of Internal Communications at the Department for International Trade (DIT).

March 11, 2019

A fortnight ago I hosted the very popular 'How to succeed as an introvert' Guardian Masterclass for professionals. Its main aim is to help participants unlearn what is known about introverts in the professional world and acquire tools to help you succeed and build your...

March 8, 2019

SarcoidosisUK are to be the proud hosts of my first feature-length documentary, The iD Project, which premieres in April 2019. 

The iD Project is a film inspired by my father, Richard Etienne Snr., who sadly passed away from sarcoidosis in 2004.

All proceeds from the tic...

March 6, 2019

I am proud to announce that I have been appointed as a Trustee at charity SarcoidosisUK.

Since my father passed away from heart failure as a result of sarcoidosis in 2004, I have been using my filming experience and industry contacts to raise awareness and share the sto...

March 4, 2019

Read about my recent appointment as an Independent Member of the RNIB’s Relationships Steering Group.

March 2, 2019

Richard Etienne, self-proclaimed introvert and successful businessman, takes us through his tips for using your introversion to your benefit in business

November 13, 2018

I first read the full version of this blog on the Harvard Review and loved it so much so that I'm now sharing the best bits from it for you.

Using Pauses effectively

When you’re giving a speech, your perception of time is often distorted, and what feels like an eternity...