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Miss Grizzly and the Bees - a way of dealing with anxiety

BY KAREN ARNOTT
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

Karen Arnott has been dealing with anxiety since she was a child. In this delightful hand drawn presentation she describes how she copes and successfully manages her life, family, and business, and still has fun. 

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Home - My Life on the Move

BY JULIET LENNON
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

Juliet Lennon lived in many different countries as a child, moving around the world with her family, and then on her own, making new friends and finding ways to fit in, but wherever her family was, that's the place she called home. 

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Empty Your Head

BY DAVID GRIFFIN
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

David Griffin explains how to avoid feeling overwhelmed and get more done by getting things out of our heads and making action lists that really work. 

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The Value of Visuals

BY ANNE-MARIE MILLER
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

Anne-Marie Miller shows how visual notes can be used for creative problem-solving, translating conversations in real-time for conferences, meetings and workshops on a large scale (Graphic recording) or small scale (Sketchnoting) and how these become valuable by sharing and getting people engaged. 

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Pain and Inspiration

BY ABI STEVENS
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

Abi Stevens is a freelance illustrator who also suffers from chronic migraines that affect all of her senses. She talks about the influences for her stunning art work and also about a series of very personal illustrations depicting the pain of her migraines.  

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Life's swerves and soothing the soul

BY SIMON HALL
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Simon Hall is a tutor in Business, Creative Writing, Media, and Presentation Skills, A Journalist of 25 years' experience, mostly with the BBC, across radio, TV and online and an author, with seven novels published. 
At the age of 50, he found life events forced him to make some changes and describes here how he soothes his soul.

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Creating an Alternative Tourist Guide to Japan

BY CHRIS LOUGHLAN
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Chris Loughlan is CEO Cambridge Institute for Innovation. Working with a range of organisations in the UK on innovation strategy, skills and evaluation. He is concerned about the impact that tourism has on the world and is in the process of creating an alternative guide to Japan in time for the Rugby World Tour and the 2020 Olympic Games.  

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A Life Lived with Passion and Purpose

BY JUSTIN MILES
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Justin Miles is an adventurer, explorer, speaker, award-winning author, educator, and advocate for universal education provision. 

After a car accident that left him having to re-learn basic functions from walking to talking, he set  about turning his dreams of adventuring into reality and has tackled adventures and expeditions in polar, mountain, jungle and desert regions.

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Living with OCD

BY RICK SMITH
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Rick Smith is a product engineer who lives with OCD. He explains how OCD feels to those who experience it and why he is involved in a charity that is working towards getting more effective treatment for those who need it. 

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The Rise of the Independent

BY CARRI PAVITT
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Carri Pavitt loves the unique flavour that independent businesses give to the streets of Cambridge UK. She talks about her favourites and what makes them so special. 

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Unintended Consequences: Photographs, People and Places

BY LUCY TUCKER
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Lucy Tucker talks about finding the unexpected beauty in people, photographs and places. 

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Creating a unique Dress Code

BY ANDY BOOTHMAN
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Andy Boothman, an experienced graphic designer, was inspired by a computer glitch to create designs for a range of high quality shirts. Not content with designing them he dived into a whole new world of manufacturing and retailing - all while keeping his established business running.  Andy shares the experience of wearing two hats and all that was involved in getting Dress Code Shirts up and running. 

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