In this interview, I speak to Dr. Dana Sinclair, one of the world’s foremost performance psychologists who has worked with Olympic athletes to actors, surgeons to opera singers, fighter pilots, CEOs and more. We unpick what it takes to really be an elite performer, her new book ‘Dialled in: Do…
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In this interview I speak to Seth Maxwell, Founder of the Thirst Project & Legacy Youth Leadership. Seth is one of the world’s most successful campaigners and activators of youth leadership & advocacy. His work has mobilised millions of young people to create change, and in this discussion I speak…
Thought Economics

 

In this interview, I speak to Impa “Tshilobo” Kasanganay on his incredible journey from facing homelessness to becoming the PFL’s Light Heavyweight Champion MMA fighter. We discuss the mental and physical resilience needed to be a world champion combat sports athlete, together with how to build the mindset for success.
Thought Economics

 

In this interview, I speak to Stef Reid, a British Paralympic long jumper and sprinter. She is a World Champion, four-time Paralympian, triple Paralympic medallist, and five-time world record holder. Stef has a degree in biochemistry, and her adventures off the track include acting, modelling (including being the first amputee to walk…
Thought Economics

 

Are games art? How can games create beauty and meaning? Can we use games to explore the aesthetics of thought? In this interview, I speak to Frank Lantz, one of the world’s foremost game designers, with a pedigree in exploring how emerging technology can create new kinds of gameplay. He…
Thought Economics

 

In this interview I speak to Natasha “Mo” Hunt who has represented England across almost every format & level of rugby from the Olympics to the Commonwealth Games and major international competitions. We discuss the power of rugby, and what it takes to succeed at the highest level in one…
Thought Economics

 

In this interview I speak to Dakota Ditcheva, mixed martial artist & PFL European flyweight champion. Hailing from Manchester, Dakota is one of the world’s most sought-after professional fighters, having risen to prominence as an amateur kickboxer and Muay Thai fighter, winning numerous championships in both disciplines, the pinnacle being…
Thought Economics

 

In this conversation I speak to Professor David Feldman, Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Study of Antisemitism. David is one of the world’s foremost experts in Jewish history, antisemitism & radicalisation. We discuss the origins of antisemitism, the impact of WW2 and the Holocaust on antisemitic beliefs, and…
Thought Economics

 

In this interview I speak to Patrick Mouratoglou, one of the most successful tennis coaches in history. Patrick has worked with players including Serena Williams & Simona Halep and has coached 40 players to reach top 100 rankings, including 10 Grand Slam titles & 2 Olympic Medals. We discuss the…
Thought Economics

 

In this interview, I speak to Robert Sapolsky about the foundational relationship between the idea of free will and human civilisation. We discuss how science demonstrates that free will is nothing more than a cognitive illusion, and how accepting this reality can lead to a more just, and humane world.
Thought Economics

 

In this interview, I speak to Malcolm Gladwell. We discuss success, creativity, intuition, legacy, and adversity together with the importance of broadening our intellectual horizons to better understand our world, and ourselves. Malcolm Gladwell is the author of five New York Times bestsellers — The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What…
Thought Economics

 

The average human lifespan is absurdly, outrageously, insultingly brief: if you live to 80, you have about four thousand weeks on earth. How should we use them best? Oliver Burkeman is author of The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking, and a columnist. In his new book…
Thought Economics

 

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