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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#01 Sam Conniff Allende | Author of Be More Pirate | A 21st Century Guide to Rule-Breaking
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.
You can watch all of Sam’s talks on the links below:
#04 Jess Butcher MBE | Co-Founder of Blippar | Is the Feminist Movement Undermining Itself?
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.
You can watch all of Jess’ talks on the links below:
#05 Kevin Green | Chair of the Good Recruitment Campaign | How to Create a Successful Career in a Changing Job Market
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.
You can watch all of Kevin’s talks on the links below:
#08 Dominic Traynor | Founder of A Tale Unfolds | How to Inspire the Next Generation of School Kids
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.
You can find all of Dominic’s talks on the links below: