PurpleBeach Experience 2016

Live postcards from the PurpleBeach Experience 2016

We are not doing enough to protect young people from the internet and social media says Tanya Byron, in conversation with Annemie Ress

By Richard Davies

Best known for her work as a child therapist on television shows Little Angels and The House of Tiny Horrors, psychologist Tanya Byron lead a 2008 review for the UK Government published as “Safer Children in a Digital World”. According to Tanya, 50% of all adult mental health problems will show themselves in early teens. This is a time when the brain is very ‘plastic’ due

Date Posted: April, 30 2016

Connecting with people ignites opportunities for success says Peter Vogt

By Richard Davies

We can do powerful things when we open up to new insights from employees, said Peter Vogt, leading employee engagement expert and ‘the guy who invented employee brand’. Peter described his work as helping companies become better places to work, where people feel valued and respected. As a result, employees become more connected to customers and want to create better communities. Pete is also ‘super big open’ abo

Date Posted: April, 30 2016

Theodore Zeldin offers ‘long answers to short questions’

By Richard Davies

At Purple Beach 2016, Annemie Ress talked to Theodore Zeldin, Oxford academic and author of ‘An Intimate History of Humanity’, about individuals, couples, communities and other matters. Here are some notes from their conversation. Has there been a shift from individuals to communities? TZ: Recent shifts from ‘individuals’ to communities are really a step back in time. Peo

Date Posted: April, 30 2016

Create a healthy mind platter for yourself says neuroscience expert Jacqui Grey

By Richard Davies

Are you surgically attached to your mobile? Do you find yourself working at evenings and weekends, or wake up in the night with your mind racing? If your answer to any of these questions is ‘yes’, you are a normal member of today’s modern workforce said Jacqui Grey from NeuroLeadership. Jacqui described some of the key ingredients for creating a ‘healthy mind platter’ to combat the effects of work related

Date Posted: April, 28 2016

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