Here’s what a public speaking workshop with me is like!

Article by YCN – You Can Now – on a workshop I did for them on public speaking in December 2016 In collaboration with Member Pan Macmillan, we are hosting a series of events this winter examining wellness. Taking inspiration from authors published by Pan Macmillan’s wellness and lifestyle imprint, Bluebird, we’ve been gathering inspiring ideas to help enhance your personal Read more about Here’s what a public speaking workshop with me is like![…]

How To Speak with Confidence in Public Book Review from Dante Magazine

Speaking Out: Sound Good in Public In our second book review, broadcaster and public speaker Juliette Foster reviews a book co-written by Edie Lush, a former Bloomberg TV presenter herself Scene 1: I am walking through a corridor lit by rows of ceiling strip lights. The walls are bare, almost gleaming with whiteness. It intrigues me, although I don’t have the time to Read more about How To Speak with Confidence in Public Book Review from Dante Magazine[…]

Spectator Article: How to deliver the perfect pitch

You’ve got a brilliant business idea: here’s how to sell it to venture capitalists in five minutes flat Spectator Money, 26 November 2016 As someone who’s passionate about the power of compelling speech, there is nothing I hate more than watching somebody blow an opportunity. A pitch to a venture capitalist, whether on stage in front Read more about Spectator Article: How to deliver the perfect pitch[…]

Get ready for Singularity: it’s closer to reality than we think

Hooked to a computer, your brain will be able to answer a question before you even knew to ask it I HAVE spent a lot of the past week checking out Ray Kurzweil’s world after reading Carole Cadwalladr’s interview with him in The Observer. It is a pretty eye-opening experience. Google’s new director of engineering estimates that computers Read more about Get ready for Singularity: it’s closer to reality than we think[…]

Rainbow Loom: the craze that makes the internet look good

The rubber-band bracelet craze: ‘somehow digital feels better when it produces something real’ I was delighted to see the Duchess of Cornwall wearing a Rainbow Loom bracelet on her Canadian tour (pictured below). Since Camilla is the grandmother of a seven-year-old girl, my suspicions are that this was a present from her. As the owner Read more about Rainbow Loom: the craze that makes the internet look good[…]

Google Cardboard: tech giant staffers think outside the box

Blurring the distinction between the real and virtual worlds: Google takes another step down the road One of the things I’ve admired most about Google as an employer is its 20 per cent rule: it allows and encourages its employees to spend 20 per cent of their time on projects that don’t align with their Read more about Google Cardboard: tech giant staffers think outside the box[…]

Virtual doctors: easier to talk to than the real thing

At USC’s Institute of Creative Technologies in LA, the future is here – and it’s virtual After writing about Google Cardboard and its predecessor – a device made by the University of Southern California’s Institute of Creative Technologies – last week, I realised I had a layover of several hours in Los Angeles. Seeing as the Institute lies Read more about Virtual doctors: easier to talk to than the real thing[…]

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My 2016 Hub Culture interview with Tony Blair, Former UK Prime Minister

Excerpts from the interview, conducted in the Hub Culture Ice House in Davos 2016. “We still have challenges of migration. The source of it, and particularly the crisis in Syria are with us, they don't stop at Europe's borders.  I think what worries people about migration is the pure numbers of people and this is Read more about My 2016 Hub Culture interview with Tony Blair, Former UK Prime Minister[…]