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.
For the last 4 years I have done a Masterclass each day on my commute to work. Here’s the highlights from some of my favourite lessons.
A one-pager of a few business leaders I admire. Inspired by Chris Hadfield’s “one-pagers” from his Masterclass series.
A few things that I learned from teaching an assembly of 200 kids aged 9-13 about climate change! This advice seems as relevant for the boardroom as it is for the classroom.
Need to understand the carbon cycle? Here’s some simple observations, experiments, and models that contribute to our evolving understanding of the Earth’s many systems that absorb and release carbon.
Good artists copy, great artists steal. (Just make sure that you steal from good people who have something useful to say).
I’ve learned a few things along the way about working in a big business. What’s good? What’s not? How do you survive? But more importantly, how do you thrive?
The difference between an audience and a community is just which way the chairs are facing…
“I don’t write things down to remember them later, I write things down to remember them now”.
How I discovered the Japanese art of Ikigai and applied it to the way that I read and study.
Excellent interactive site from TIME magazine, narrated by Dame Goodall about the climate crisis and what it will be like to live in 2050.
What does carbon look like when it is pulled out of the sky and sequestered into the land? The high carbon soil sample on the left comes from a pasture … Continue reading What’s So Sexy About Soil?