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An open letter to the Women & Equalities Select Committee

I’m struggling right now to know what to do. I’ve just joined the Women’s Equality Party BAME Caucus as an ally. I’ve donated to more causes and recommended books to friends (for anyone reading this, please buy a copy of Black and British: A Forgotten History by David Olusoga) but I also think that a… Continue reading

A ‘Shultz Hour’

One of my favourite podcasters is Debbie Millman. Design Matters, her podcast, is such a high-quality, though-provoking listen. Thanks to her, one of my mantras for years now has been ‘busy is a decision’. She likes to talk about how her students will often say they’re too busy to study or do homework or take… Continue reading

Trying to find hope

This week Cindy Gallop shared the open letter that Joan Gabel, president of the University of Minnesota wrote in response to the murder of George Floyd. Earlier today I came across these further examples of leadership in our times. This is remarkable— Mara Gay (@MaraGay) May 30, 2020 If you’re like me, looking to… Continue reading

“Good things come to those who…?”

While sports themselves don’t overly interest me, I find sports psychology fascinating (which is why I’m finding Netflix’s The Last Dance so compelling). In today’s Marketing Academy virtual campus we were fortunate to hear from a sports psychologist with a storied history and plenty of wisdom to offer. I’d like to run through some of… Continue reading