One thing that always surprised me as a doctor and scientist was that we knew the solutions to many problems but that it took a lot of time for the solutions to trickle through society. We know the factors behind burnout and imposter syndrome and how to alleviate them, but the numbers seem to continue rising… Here’s a simple principle that I believe can help in their prevention: Don’t move faster than you can feel. [Read on or watch this week’s video] If you’re going so fast
Sometimes, people can lash out aggressively (which may have nothing to do with you) and you need to shield yourself somehow. Below are 4 strategies you can use in the heat of the moment. They’re based on 25 years of experience in public-facing, service-driven work and extensive training in communication and behaviour change. You're probably doing some of these already and perhaps not realising why they work. [Read on or watch the video] WARNING: The strategies below are simpl
Back to keyboard creativity after a radical reset and enthusiastically typing out some new ideas into pixels for you.
Last month I shared what I think is the biggest global problem. Whether it’s climate change, obesity, mental health or war (things I’ve worked on as a public health physician), the root could well be this…
If I had to pick just one global problem to solve instantly, it would be the crisis of Presence. Here's why.
People meet but they are not really