Hub Culture Davos 2019 – Greta Thunberg, Swedish Student Climate Change Activist on the school strike movement, and her passion for environmental issues

Everyone now knows who Greta Thunberg is. The student climate change activist from Sweden whose passion for environmental issues and leadership of the school strike movement has given her access to the ears of many global political leaders. I was fortunate enough to catch up with Greta after I hosted her  press conference at Davos. Read more about Hub Culture Davos 2019 – Greta Thunberg, Swedish Student Climate Change Activist on the school strike movement, and her passion for environmental issues[…]

Hub Culture Davos 2019 – Jean TODT, President of the FIA on road safety and what individuals and countries can do to make driving safer

Jean Todt is a very busy guy.  His day job is President of the FIA – the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile which governs motorsports. But he is also the UN Secretary General Secretary’s Special Envoy for Road Safety. Road safety is an issue close to my heart. I had been in India before the interview Read more about Hub Culture Davos 2019 – Jean TODT, President of the FIA on road safety and what individuals and countries can do to make driving safer[…]

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[…]

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[…]

If We Want Economic Growth, Let Information Flow

HUB CULTURE JANUARY 2014 So it’s been a big day for discussing information at Hub Culture Davos. We’re buzzing with worries about whether we’re looking towards a Brave New World – where we have information but are too distracted by banality to care or 1984 – where there is centralised control of information. A cautionary Read more about If We Want Economic Growth, Let Information Flow[…]

For America, is the best yet to come?

Seven Hills Debate – 21st January 2013, The Corinthia, London The good folks at Seven Hills asked me to speak on a panel kicking off President Obama’s second term. It was an incredibly stimulating evening. Here’s a little write up of the event. They also produced a cracking video . British American Project fellow Edie Lush featured on a high-profile panel Read more about For America, is the best yet to come?[…]