• The Paradox of Personal Growth

    9th Nov 2019 by

    I should have been over the moon. I had just experienced my biggest ‘success’ with The Weekend University. We had moved our ‘Sleep & Dreams’ event to a new venue, sold all 320 seats, and had three great talks. Normally, we have a ‘pub social’ after every event where attendees get a chance to meet… Read more

  • Seeking Clarity

    1st Nov 2019 by

    I’ve been going through a bit of a crisis lately. My plan is to do a Masters Conversion degree in Psychology this September. But the problem is – I’m not 100% sure about what to do after yet. I know I’m fascinated by the subject, and I know I want to work with people, but… Read more

  • The Evolution of Human Cooperation

    10th Jan 2019 by

    Ever wonder how we went from this: To this? In other words, how did we go from small insignificant primates on the savannas of Africa, to building large cooperative societies with hundreds of millions of members? It’s tempting to think technological innovations were the driving forces. The invention of tools, fire, the printing press, fossil… Read more

  • The Paradox of Risk

    7th Jun 2017 by

    Having just booked a one-way flight to Barcelona with no idea on how it’s going to end up, I’ve been thinking a lot about risk lately.​In the short term, not taking risks means stability and comfort.   In the long term however, avoiding risks and exposing yourself to the occasional bit of volatility and discomfort… Read more

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