“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.”
Why is the world’s most commercially successful comedian so successful? Jerry Seinfeld is worth almost $1Bn and still rakes in $40M+ from his TV show, 22 years after it ended.
JFK’s speechwriter Ted Sorensen said that the best speeches come down to 4 words and 5 lines…
“SMUBA”. What is it, why does it it matter – and how can you use it as a framework for your next world changing project.
Analysis of Dario Gil’s keynote from THINK 2020 about The Future of Quantum Computing. What made it such a good talk? Why did it work? And what can you learn from it to make yourself a better speaker?
Over the last few years I have been lucky enough to work with or alongside speechwriters for Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, Tony Blair, Ginni Rometty, Steve Jobs and Al Gore. Here’s a collection of some of the best advice I received.
Since we’re all locked up for the foreseeable future and resigned to communicating via WebEx, Zoom, Teams and Skype, I thought I’d share some useful advice of giving better online presentations. (Including some insights about the carbon footprints of webinars!)
Whether you’re looking to brush up on sustainability knowledge, learn something new or delve into a specific niche, there’s a show for you. Here are some to check out, grouped into a few categories based on what you might be looking for.
Saving The Planet Begins At Breakfast by Jonathan Safran Foer
“You can change the world just by sharing your (short) story”.
Salute to @SpotifyUK for putting @GretaThunberg and The 1975 at the top of New Music Friday with a message about direct action for the climate emergency.
“We can’t save the world by playing by the rules”.
In August last year, hardly anyone knew who Greta Thunberg was. A few months later, she was nominated for the Nobel Peace prize after inspiring millions of people to campaign about climate change to their governments and schools.
How exactly did that happen?