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Thomas Erikson – How to Stop Being Exploited by Psychopaths

Thomas Erikson is the Swedish Behavioural expert whose book Surrounded By Idiots sold 2.5 million copies worldwide. In it he described four types of personality – Red, Yellow, Green and Blue – to explain why and how we see ourselves and other people. In SURROUNDED BY PSYCHOPATHS (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Surrounded-Psychopaths-Being-Exploited-Others-ebook/dp/B083FFXYJ9/?tag=bookomi-21) he brings first hand experience to the…

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Tabitha Goldstaub – How to Talk to Robots: A Girl’s Guide to a Future Dominated by Ai

Rachel Schofield shares OMI with Tech entrepreneur Tabitha Goldstaub, whose new book HOW TO TALK TO ROBOTS: A GIRL’S GUIDE TO A FUTURE DOMINATED BY Ai (https://www.amazon.co.uk/How-Talk-Robots-Future-Dominated/dp/0008405875/?tag=bookomi-21) aims  to break down the so-called “Tech Bro” barriers, demystify Artificial Intelligence and make sure it works for the benefit of everyone.

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Dylan Jones – Sweet Dreams: The Story of The New Romantics

From the dismal dereliction of the Sex Pistols to peak-eighties gloss with Wham, coloured throughout by Margaret Thatcher’s politics of self-improvement, 1979-1985 was a moment in history that made UK culture what it is today. Join Richard Kilgarriff as he shares OMI with Dylan Jones, top magazine editor (British GQ) and author of Sweet Dreams…

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59: Leroy Logan – Closing Ranks: My Life as a Cop

Rachel Schofield shares OMI with retired Superintendent Leroy Logan MBE, founder member of the Black Police Association: His 30 year career in the Metropolitan Police makes him perfectly placed to reflect on what has and hasn’t changed in race relations over recent decades. In CLOSING RANKS, MY LIFE AS A COP (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Closing-Ranks-My-Life-Cop/dp/0281083460/?tag=bookomi-21) , we hear…

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58: Johan Norberg – Open: The Story of Human Progress

Richard Kilgarriff shares OMI with Johan Norberg, the Swedish historian of ideas and a senior fellow at libertarian think tank The Cato Institute. Johan wants you to open your mind, your business and your borders to celebrate and build upon the progress we’ve made as human beings to date. OPEN – THE STORY OF HUMAN…

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57: Naomi Bagdonas – Why Humour is a Superpower at Work

‘Eye-opening, important and utterly enjoyable. Come for the humour, stay for the insights.’ That’s what Arianna Huffington says of HUMOUR SERIOUSLY, WHY HUMOUR IS A SUPERPOWER AT WORK AND IN LIFE, (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Humour-Serious-Business-Superpower-Work/dp/0241405939/?tag=bookomi-21) the new book by Stanford lecturer / stand-up comic Naomi Bagdonas and Stanford behavioural psychologist Jennifer Aaker. Together they investigate what it means…

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56: Max Dickins – Using the Secrets of Improv to Succeed at Work

Abiola Ogunbiyi shares OMI with Max Dickins, the man behind Hoopla – the UK’s first improvisation training school – Max teaches people how to use whatever they’ve got to get wherever they want in life and work. Get of Copy of Max’s book HERE (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Improvise-Secrets-Achieve-Extraordinary-Results-ebook/dp/B084H5VTPP/?tag=bookomi-21)

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55: Po Bronson and Arvind Gupta – Decoding The World

Imagine trying to rebuild the world one business at a time. That’s what PO BRONSON AND ARVIND GUPTA are attempting at IndieBio, the science accelerator that Arvind founded in 2014 and where Po is now Managing Director. In their book, DECODING THE WORLD, A ROADMAP FOR THE QUESTIONER (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Decoding-World-Questioner-Po-Bronson/dp/1538734311/?tag=bookomi-21) , they tackle the big science…

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54: David Epstein – Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialised World

Richard Kilgarriff shares OMI with The No.1 New York Times best-selling author who specialises in the science of sports and performance, but wants us all to explore the wider benefits of generalisation if we are to become the very best at whatever we do in life and work. Get a copy of David’s book RANGE HERE…

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53: George Dyson – The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Humans and Machines

In this episode Richard Kilgarriff meets George Dyson, the science historian who presents human evolution and technology in the context of the natural world. In his latest book, ANALOGIA, (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Analogia-George-Dyson/dp/1846147441/ref=pd_lpo_14_t_0/260-6104575-8422968?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1846147441&pd_rd_r=4324f819-9d1f-456a-8d4f-36d56a995465&pd_rd_w=3dM3o&pd_rd_wg=darFU&pf_rd_p=7b8e3b03-1439-4489-abd4-4a138cf4eca6&pf_rd_r=1897SRTW7GYK78N6MY8G&psc=1&refRID=1897SRTW7GYK78N6MY8G/?tag=bookomi-21) The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Human Beings and Machines, George challenges the assumption that digital technology, made by human code, is naturally superior and separate…

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