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  • Why sometimes does theatre get is to right? Should we ask Richard Feynman? May 9, 2019
    Today I was delivering a course in Cardiff on Questioning.  10 years ago when I was developing the course I came across this amazing video by Richard Feynman.  In it a BBC journalist asked him why magnets repelled.  His answer is so brilliant I don't want to spoil it for you.  I urge you to […]
  • The importance of childhood movement for leaders. April 22, 2019
    Obama and Biden having a walking meetingFor those of you who know me well, you will know that I have a passion for learning.  Not just peripheral learning but deep, complex learning.  Part of that passion is owning a number of learning environments including two nurseries and an after-school-club.  After all children are the quickest […]
  • Collaboration, teams and trust April 8, 2019
    In 2015 I did a TED talk about collaboration, since then I have delivered a number of facilitated talks, created learning programmes and coached groups to collaborate more effectively.  Here I want to pull together some other TED talks that highlight the challenges teams face when attempting to collaborate.In this TED Talk by Amy Edmondson, […]
  • CPA UK's Modern Slavery Project - Thoughts on how to start a campaign. April 4, 2019
    Last week I had the privilege of being part of CPA UK's #ModernSlavery #ForcedLabour #HumanTrafficking Conference and I’m reflecting on what I took away from it and put into it. One key message from the first day was "Put Survivors at the Heart of Legislation"  from the second day was “Understand the Complexity” and from the third […]
  • Day One of Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Forced Labour Conference, London March 26, 2019
    Day One of this important conference has started.  11 countries coming together to discuss the best way to reduce the worst crimes. Two key messages that have stood out for me today are: Improve Legislation to Improve Lives.  Put Survivors at the heart of Legislation.The start of a conference is a key time.  It defines the type […]
  • Overseas Territories Project Forum this week. March 26, 2019
    The Overseas Territories don't get much coverage in our press but they are 14 territories under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the United Kingdom.  https://www.uk-cpa.org/where-we-work/uk-overseas-territoriesThe CPA UK's role is to strengthen parliaments and democracy.  This week (March 4th to 7th) I'm heading to a Forum, which brings together the key players from most of the […]
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