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19: Tom Young – The Making of a Leader: What Elite Sport Can Teach Us About Leadership and Performance.

Tom Young is a performance psychologist who works with elite teams and individuals to get the most out of themselves and the people around them; how they communicate, how they handle pressure, maintain focus and respond to challenges. Go deeper into Tom Young’s OMI, get his book HERE

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18: Sanne Blauw – The Number Bias: How Numbers Lead us and Mislead us

In this episode we look at the misleading nature of numbers with Sanne Blauw, the numbers correspondent from the Dutch media organisation ‘The Correspondent’ (where historian Rutger Bregman works too)- a ground-breaking community of journalists and readers. Go deeper into the subject with Sanne’s book HERE

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17: Philip N. Howard – Lie Machines: How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives

As governments consider more funding for virtual cyber armies over real boots on the ground, Richard Kilgarriff talks to one of the world’s leading experts on the impact of digital media across the political spectrum. Why and how do troll armies invade our democracies and what can we do to defend ourselves against them?Want to…

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16: Brian Dumaine – Bezonomics: How Amazon is Changing our Lives and What the World’s Best Companies are Learning From it

In this episode we meet the man tracking the fortunes of the world’s richest man. Jeff Bezos has amassed a fortune of over $160 billion through Amazon, delivering faster and cheaper products across the planet since 1995; developing services like Alexa, cloud services and Prime video and Amazon Studios.It’s a relentless flywheel of Ai, data…

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15: Rachel Wilkerson Miller – The Art of Showing Up

In this episode Rachel Schofield talks to Vice Life’s Deputy Editor about the nitty gritty of managing relationships in a hectic, ever-changing world – and the small things that make a big difference to how you feel about yourself and the people in your life.You can buy a copy of Rachel’s book, The Art of…

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14: Jonathon Porritt – Hope in Hell: A Decade to Confront the Climate Emergency

Meet the UK’s most prominent and influential climate-change campaigner who gives us ten years to save humankind from a risk far greater than Covid 19… Jonathon Porritt was the director of Friends of the Earth and co-chair of the Green party in the eighties, co-founded the forum for the Future in the nineties and in…

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13: Ozan Varol – Think Like a Rocket Scientist

 Ozan Varol studied Astrophysics at Cornell University and then served on the 2003 Mars exploration project before launching a new career as a top law professor and a much sought after contributor and writer for the BBC, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and many more. His new book, Think Like a Rocket Scientist, Simple…

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12: Andrew J Scott & Lynda Gratton – The New Long Life

The future may be unknowable but one thing’s for sure; we are all living longer. How do we make the most of this long life without getting too sick to enjoy it or running out money?Lynda Gratton is Professor of Management Practice at the London Business School where she directs The Future of Work course…

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11: Sir Bob Geldof – Tales of Boomtown Glory

Richard Kilgarriff talks to Sir Bob Geldof about his remarkable career in music and philanthropy; looking at the world through a lens of lyrics and songs that capture significant moments of personal, cultural and political upheaval over forty-four years in and out of the spotlight.You can get a copy of Tales of Boomtown Glory with…

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10: DR Julia Shaw – Making Evil

In this episode we meet the criminal scientist who wants us to re-think the concept of Evil, to speak of the unspeakable and accept that we are all capable of extreme cruelty and bad behaviour, even if it’s all in our head.Get your copy of the book HERE

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