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Jan 12, 2022

Our resources are limited, so we have to use them wisely.

Effective altruism is a philosophy and social movement focused on answering one question: How can we best help others?

In this Part 1 of 2 episodes Sandy Forbes Taylor and I explore what effective altruism is. And consider two principles of altruism:

  1. Using...


Dec 15, 2021

A state of flow is technically defined as an “optimal state of consciousness where we feel our best and perform our best." The term flow state takes its name from the sensation it confers.

In flow, every action, every decision, arises seamlessly from the last. In this state, we are so focused on the task at hand...


Dec 7, 2021

Things are not always black and white, or just so...or even yen and yang. Sometimes life isn't what it seems. There is power in embracing the whole of you, by listening to our own solutions.

In this episode Michelle Cheyne of Instinctive Living and I discuss the good bits and the bad of life. The ups and the downs....


Nov 30, 2021

Effective leaders need their team’s trust. But how do you get that trust? How do you get it back if you’ve lost it?

In this episode Kate Fletcher and I explore these very questions. And expand on three behaviours which are suggested as essential. Namely, positive relationships, expertise and judgement and finally...


Nov 2, 2021

We offer (or don't) an explanation of our choices for a variety of reasons. We can be motivated by fear, guilt or self-doubt. Or we can also be honouring ourselves and others.

I've realised I put a lot of energy into explaining my decisions. Why I've made the choice I have. Or bigger still; justify why we are here at...