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Interview with Mike Lynch
Mike Lynch, in his full interview, discusses the commercial importance of making mistakes, learning from them, and constantly appreciating people’s difference. Mike talks about starting his own business at Cambridge with just £2000, the secrets of building a world-class team, and how good leaders find – and, crucially, hold onto – unique talent. Finally, Mike discusses the future of machine intelligence, the fusing of the virtual and the real world, and the end of privacy.
Interview with Daniel Kahneman
Our full interview with Nobel prize winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman is all about the crucial differences between fast and slow thinking, as well as the role intuition plays in leadership. Kahneman relates the theories behind his best-selling book - Thinking, Fast and Slow - to commercial organizations - telling us how meetings should be streamlined for efficiency, why group decisions should delay using intuitive thinking, and highlighting the ethics of retail marketing.
Interview with Jacqueline Gold of Ann Summers
In our interview, Jacqueline tells her incredible story of tenaciously bringing sexy kit out of the back alley and on to the high street. Facing resistance from what was once a male dominated industry that deemed women “uninterested in sex”, Jacqueline’s vision empowered women to take an equal role in the bedroom, as well as in the boardroom, of Ann Summers. She shares tales of receiving a bullet in the post prior to her Dublin store opening, the importance of in-store Pleasure Experts,...