There is so much change and uncertainty at the moment. This can knock our confidence. How can we protect our well being?...
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June - thank you for agreeing to be interviewed. We met at Her Majesty the Queen's garden party to which we were invited as charity volunteers. Betty explained that she was planning to lobby Her Majesty concerning your hospital campaign. Can you tell me a little more about t...
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Are you being heard?

August 30, 2016
Well do you care?If you can share your experiences with people who are really listening what difference does it make? Nancy Kline, author of 'Time to think', would say ‘all the difference in the world’. I recently had two privileged opportunities to be heard by people wh...
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In January David Cameron criticised business, universities and the armed forces for their ‘ingrained, institutional and insidious’ attitudes which, he said ‘should shame our nation’. The PM was talking about racial diversity. And his own criticism was immediately ...
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Catch up with yourself

August 13, 2015
Last month I did a daft thing. But it was also a good thing. Sometimes you have to try to keep your promises to yourself. 13 years ago my Mum died of cancer. 2 years after I ran the 5K Race for Life. Mum’s death had affected me so much, it almost literally felt like a race...
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Do you know the feeling? The request comes through that you have been dreading. And you think 'Uh oh!'. You know – the one which strikes quiet terror into your heart? The one which will find you out? I was on holiday at the time, using the hotel's lobby wi-fi. And there wa...
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Capping aspiration?

May 29, 2015
Here are few quotes for you: 'I want to give people the chance to fulfil their potential'. (Priti Patel, new Minister for Employment, 27 May 2015)'I truly believe we can make Britain a place where a good life is in reach for everyone who is willing to work and do the ri...
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As the UK goes to the polling booths, I interview someone familiar with elections and building support for a campaign. Josef Baines is a successful deaf manager at Interactive in London. He was the first elected President of the Students' Union at Brunel University where he ...
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Heidi and Lee Robertson got married in 2013. Both use sign language as their first language. Heidi was born in Finland and moved to the UK in 2009. She is a marketing expert specialising in social media. Lee, from Scotland, is a graduate in Aerospace Engineering Design and a...
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Work to be done!

January 20, 2014
Who are the UK's super-workers and why are our employers missing out? ...
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