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  • The Power of Ecstasy - Jules Evans

    The Power of Ecstasy - Jules Evans

    03/05/2017 Duração: 27min

    Jules Evans is Policy Director at the Centre for the History of Emotions at Queen Mary, University of London and a leading researcher into ecstatic experience. He also runs the world's biggest philosophy club, the London Philosophy Club, which has over 6,000 members. Jules’ first book, Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations was published in 19 countries and was selected by Matthew Syed as a Times Book of the Year. He has written for The Times, Financial Times, Guardian, Spectator and WIRED and is a BBC New Generation Thinker. He has just published 'The Art of Losing Control - A Philosopher's Search for Ecstatic Experiences.' In the book, Jules goes on a journey to discover how people find ecstasy in a post-religious culture, how it can be good for us, and also harmful. Along the way, he explores the growing science of ecstasy, to help the reader – and himself – learn the art of losing control. In this short interview, we discuss: * Why Jules wrote this book * How Jules' 'messed himself up' a

  • How to Retire at 32 - Alexlouise Brown

    How to Retire at 32 - Alexlouise Brown

    30/04/2017 Duração: 59min

    On this episode, we were joined by Alexlouise Brown - one of our regular speakers at London Talks @ Night. Alex has a pretty interesting story - from leaving school at 15, retiring at 32 and acquiring over two million pounds worth of property. We discuss Alex's journey, her philosophy towards money and success, and how she helps her coaching clients make transformational changes to their lives. In a wide ranging conversation, we touch on things like: - How to find a mentor - The importance of being different but also being able to connect with others - Escaping the rat race - The dangers of comfort - & a lot more If interested in learning more from Alex Louise, you can get tickets for her next talk by clicking the link below: Or you can contact her directly on [email protected] Enjoy the show!

  • The 10 Commandments of Entrepreneurship - An Interview with Jonathan Straight

    The 10 Commandments of Entrepreneurship - An Interview with Jonathan Straight

    26/04/2017 Duração: 49min

    This is an interview with serial entrepreneur Jonathan Straight. Jonathan is most famous for founding Straight plc - the UK’s leading supplier of waste and recycling container solutions. In his '10 Commandments of Entrepreneurship talk', Jonathan talks about his journey from founding the company in 1993 with little more than a phone, a fax machine, and a car, to growing it into multi million pound business which he floated on the stock exchange and later exited in an 8 figure deal. Jonathan's next talk with us is on Tuesday 23rd May, and you can get your tickets here: