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Perhaps we’ve all been on the Hero’s Journey recently. So how will we manage our return?

As the first phase of Covid-19 recedes and we start the process of a return to “normality,” there will be plenty of opportunity for reflection. How has your last two months been? For me I […]
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Why understanding The Focusing Illusion could help you become a better presenter…

The Nobel prize winner, genius and author of Thinking Fast And Slow, Daniel Kahneman was recently asked to suggest the most significant scientific concept that could help mankind. He wrote that, in his opinion, it […]
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A Day One Conversation

Can you remember your first day at work in your current role? How were you treated? How did you feel going home that evening? This is a subject close to my heart. I have a […]
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Technology is a lot like crack cocaine

During the February half-term, I took my family to the Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth, one of the best museums I’ve been to in a long time. Brilliantly designed to recreate Henry VIII’s part-recovered warship, […]
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A Year of Magical Swimming

Sometimes grief and swimming seem inextricably linked. Writers and aphorists have connected the two for centuries, like the author Vicki Harrison “grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the […]
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Do you get distracted? – How to tame the beast

I was reading James Clear’s excellent blog this week where he talks about Clyde Beatty, the great lion tamer, and what his act can teach us about not being constantly distracted. Go on admit it, […]
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Talking Ape Schools

Talking Ape Schools is flourishing. As well as working with the students from the prestigious Roedean School in East Sussex, we’ve worked with students from Harris Westminster Sixth Form. But our most intriguing was piloting […]
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Talking Apes Leadership programme is winning plaudits

For the past two years Talking Ape has been running a leadership programme at the Wellcome  Sanger Institute, one of the world’s most important genomics and genetics institutes. Our leadership programme has four pillars at […]
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