Personal Leadership

Please also see my 2019/20 Gresham lecture series, Business Skills for the 21st Century.

5 Habits Good Leaders Are Cultivating Right Now. Habits to develop during the coronavirus crisis.
7 Habits of Highly Successful People. A modern take on Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits
The Secrets of Time Management. Article in CityAM.
Fulfilling Careers and Full Lives. Talk on career choice and personal leadership.
Take Every Opportunity. 3-minute social experiment on the importance of boldness and being proactive.
Leadership Through Freedom. Talk on serving others, time management, dealing with external challenges, and living boldly.
Wharton MBA 2014 Graduation Speech. Talk on how to ensure the lessons learned during an MBA stay with you post-MBA.
Dealing With Failure and Dealing With Success. 10-minute talk on how to stay grounded during highs and lows.

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Top Five TEDx talks

Top Five TEDx talks

I previously posted my top ten TED talks. TEDx is similar to TED but is an independently organised event under the ...
Using Behavioral Economics to Keep Resolutions

Using Behavioral Economics to Keep Resolutions

In 2010, David Cameron set up the "Behavioural Insights Team" (nicknamed the "Nudge Unit") to use behavioral ...
If Money Doesn’t Buy You Happiness, You’re Not Spending It Right

If Money Doesn’t Buy You Happiness, You’re Not Spending It Right

A good chunk of traditional finance research teaches us how to make money, such as optimal investment strategies. ...
Time Management Tips to Boost Your Productivity

Time Management Tips to Boost Your Productivity

(A shorter version of this article was originally published in CityAM. A talk on time management and personal ...
World Cup fever: Why an England loss will wipe billions off the stock market

World Cup fever: Why an England loss will wipe billions off the stock market

(This article was originally published in CityAM. A brief, humorous, five-minute talk on the paper is here.) THE ...
Top Eight TED Talks

Top Eight TED Talks

London is a great city, but one of its downsides is that it takes a long time to get to most places. The TED Talks ...

Davos in a Nutshell (Non-Economics Sessions)

Perhaps the most illuminating sessions in Davos were ones unrelated to economics, and thus gave me insights into ...