Dawood Gustave discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known.
Dawood Gustave is the founder of Reluctantly Brave and a global leader in bringing game-changing imaginative thinking into the heart of businesses. He grew up on a council estate in Peckham in south London. Aged sixteen, he left school and home, spending the next 16 years finding a range of ways to survive and make a living. At 31, a series of disturbing personal events sparked a desire to change the course of his life. He enrolled in an adult education course and went on to study history at Oxford. He has been included on The Independent’s Happy List of 100 people who make Britain a happier place and on The Evening Standard’s list of the most influential people in London.
Armand D’Angour discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known.
Armand D’Angour is a Professor of Classics at the University of Oxford, and Fellow and Tutor at Jesus College, Oxford. He is the author of numerous articles and chapters on the literature and culture of ancient Greece, and (as a former professional cellist) has conducted innovative research into reconstructing ancient Greek music. His books include The Greeks and the New (Cambridge: CUP, 2011) and Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher (Bloomsbury 2019) – reviewed here.
Sarah Carey discusses with Ivan six things which she thinks should be better known.
Sarah Carey is a broadcaster, columnist and regular contributor Irish and international media. She is a columnist for The Irish Independent and has previously written for The Sunday Independent, The Irish Times and The Sunday Times. For six years she presented the critically praised Talking Point on Newstalk. Sarah has a degree in history from Trinity College, Dublin. She began her career in telecommunications and technology, working in both Dublin and California and continues to work in the field of strategic communications.
Samira Shackle discusses with Ivan six things which she thinks should be better known.
Samira Shackle is a freelance writer and reporter based in London. She is the editor of the New Humanist magazine, and a regular contributor to the Guardian Long Read. Her first book, Karachi Vice, is a work of narrative nonfiction telling the story of five ordinary citizens of Pakistan’s largest city.
Sam Bowman discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known.
Sam Bowman is director of competition policy at the International Center for Law & Economics, Portland. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Adam Smith Institute, a Non-Executive Director of the drug policy think tank Volteface, and Founder of the Entrepreneurs Network. He was previously Executive Director of the Adam Smith Institute, an economic policy think tank in Westminster.
Will Hutton discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known.
Will Hutton is co-chair of The Purposeful Company. He was Principal of Hertford College, University of Oxford from 2011 to 2020, and Chair of the Big Innovation Centre, an initiative from the Work Foundation. He was chief executive of the Work Foundation from 2000 to 2008. He was formerly editor-in-chief for The Observer.
Writer Deborah Moggach discusses with Ivan six things which should be better known.
Deborah Moggach has written 21 novels, including Tulip Fever and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, both of which were made into movies. She has adapted many of my own and others’ work, including the BAFTA-nominated Pride and Prejudice, starring Keira Knightley, and The Diary of Anne Frank. Her latest novel is The Carer, out in paperback, and her new novel, The Black Dress, will be published in July.
Dr Meg Van Deusen discusses with Ivan six things which should be better known.
Meg Van Deusen, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and mindfulness practitioner in private practice since 1994. In a time of great stress and disconnection in the US she offers insights and solutions to help readers reconnect and live healthier lives. Dr Van Deusen lives in Seattle, Washington where she enjoys the outdoors, cooking and time with her husband, sons and friends. Her latest book is Stressed in the U.S.: 12 Tools to Tackle Anxiety, Loneliness, Tech-Addiction and More. Further details are at https://www.megvandeusen.com/books/.