A date for your diary – The Recovery Summit

When is the last time your conversation with someone didn’t involve the word ‘pandemic?’ I’ve followed and reported on what has become the biggest global crisis for a century for the Global GoalsCast and am relieved that conversation now centers around topics like,  How do we bounce back from this?  How do we learn the Read more about A date for your diary – The Recovery Summit[…]

How do we design a post-Covid world?

What will the future of the world be like post Covid-19? Take your pick of crystal ball forecasts. There are now thousands of views of what life will look like after the virus. Some of these inspire me, others less so. Understandably, people see the future through the prism of their own preconceptions. For example, Read more about How do we design a post-Covid world?[…]

How do we build back better post Covid-19?

How do we come back from this?  Not since World War II has so much of the world been so shattered by a single global event. How do we recover? And after that, how do we build back? Covid-19 and the lockdown has been challenging for everyone, including me. One aspect of the weird duology Read more about How do we build back better post Covid-19?[…]

Managing Under Uncertainty – Expert tips for business leaders as they seek to thrive in a crisis

So with a fair chunk of the world of Covid19 lockdown for at least another month we have plenty of time to think about a post-virus future. What will happen? Will things go back to how they were? Will I be out of lockdown by my birthday (it’s in May, in case you were wondering.) Read more about Managing Under Uncertainty – Expert tips for business leaders as they seek to thrive in a crisis[…]

Four more ways to improve your video conferencing presentation skills

We’re over three weeks into Lockdown, though it feels like three months. Or is it three years? I’ve lost track.  One thing that is keeping me going is the amount of online communication training that I am doing. I have always offered my services online, but for reasons we all understand, demand for online training Read more about Four more ways to improve your video conferencing presentation skills[…]

Four techniques to improve your video conferencing presentation skills

(or, how to Zoom your way through Covid-19) I’m doing online communication training courses – tailored for people who are doing more online video conference pitches and speeches. To be clear, I have been doing these for years, but for obvious reasons they have become very popular lately. A typical course last about three hours Read more about Four techniques to improve your video conferencing presentation skills[…]

Six things I learned from my time at Kakuma refugee camp with iamtheCODE

I spent five days in Kakuma refugee camp on an iamtheCODE.org mission.  The organisation has partnered with UNHCR for the last three years and often invite people for impact journeys.  I was invited to celebrate International Women’s Day with over 100 refugee girls from different nationalities. I learned and listened to these amazing girls and Read more about Six things I learned from my time at Kakuma refugee camp with iamtheCODE[…]

Six truly inspirational women – for International Women’s Day

On Sunday it is International Women’s Day. I will be celebrating with the girls of Kakuma refugee camp and iamtheCODE, an organisation that is helping them develop computing skills which could lead to empowerment, independence and a great deal more. In fact, the I am the code’s aim is to create one million young women Read more about Six truly inspirational women – for International Women’s Day[…]

Thinking the unthinkable. Radical solutions for climate change – we got ‘em!

Nothing like some trolling by people whose side you’re on to make you feel good. Earlier in the week I retweeted an article written by Izabella Kaminska, editor of the FT Alphaville blog who claimed that buying BP might deliver a speedier solution for climate change than ongoing activism. Izabella argued “putting your money where Read more about Thinking the unthinkable. Radical solutions for climate change – we got ‘em![…]