From Winston Churchill's 'Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat' to Steve Jobs' 'How to Live Before you Die', history has proven time and time again that great speeches change lives.
In this series, Alex Merry asks some of today's tech titans, scientists, Olympians and comedians to share five talks that have inspired them on their journeys to creating change. Produced by Benedict Holzmann.
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Sam Conniff Allende joins Alex for his maiden episode to discuss the power of youth, pirates, and how he became a rebel with a cause.
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Caroline Harper joins us to discuss her perspective on leadership, the misconceptions of charities, and her experience performing on the most prestigious public speaking stage of all.
You can watch and read all of Caroline’s talks on the links below:
Leon Taylor sits down with us to share his journey out of competitive sport, battling depression, and how yoga helped him fall back in love with movement.
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Jess Butcher, a tech entrepreneur and the co-founder of the multi-million dollar company Blippar, takes the Talks of our Time hotseat to discuss parenting, offence culture, and why the feminist movement is heading in the wrong direction.
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There’s no hiding from it: the technology revolution is upon us. In this episode, Kevin Green shares a career’s worth of expertise on the jobs market, how it’s changing, and how we need to adapt to the rise of AI.
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Whitney Iles, an expert on violence and human development, shares her unique perspective on trauma, young offenders, and the failure of the UK justice system.
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Bitcoin investor and biotech enthusiast Alessandra Sollberger shares the five talks that exemplify her approach to being a young entrepreneur.
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Educational reformer Dominic Traynor lays out his blueprint for the social, political and educational changes this country needs, and discusses why young people need to change the way they view success.
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For our final episode of the season we’re joined by the comedian Dave Chawner, who opens up on his battle with anorexia and discusses the unique position of comedy in tackling mental health issues.
You can find all of Dave’s selections on the links below: