Building confidence to deal with interviews and applications for promotion can be challenging when potential role models appear boastful or arrogant — behaviour one might not want to copy. So it can be useful to seek out an example of someone who not only has the necessary confidence but also the characteristics one might wish to emulate. This approach is known as a circle of excellence or, as Adam Cox describes it, a cylinder of confidence.
Adam Cox is joined by Senior GP and Broadcaster, Dr Roger Henderson, and Chris Addison, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2015 but is now thankfully cancer-free, for Men's Health Week to discuss a new survey from Bayer UK that reveals men's attitudes toward their own health. They talk about the launch of the "Shed by Shed: Rebuilding the Fight Against Prostate Cancer" campaign, and the pair explain why talking about men's health is so important.
Adam Cox is joined by Dr Ian Braithwaite, CEO of Try Habitual, Dr Silja Voolma, Behavioural Scientist, and pre-diabetes patient, Marv Yeller, for Diabetes Week to discuss new research which reveals the stigma and negative stereotypes surrounding Diabetes. They explain ways in which these misconceptions and stigmas can be addressed, and Ian explains who Habitual are and what they do.
Adam Cox explores tapping into HNWI (High Net Worth Individual) resources to develop potential coping strategies - towards spending, resourcefulness and productivity. His client in this episode, faced with a potentially lower life expectancy, is keenly aware that 'you can't take it with you' - so what are the options?
Life plans and other expectations formed at an early age can work out very differently in adulthood, and often anxiety can result from moving goalposts. This episode uses the technique of regression to re-visit events in the past to show how although you can't predict what's going to happen, you can choose. It's interesting to reflect how this must feel for the Queen, who was aware of her destiny from the age of ten, set out her intentions in 1952, and continues to fulfill them seventy years on.
Image source: Wikipedia - Princess Elizabeth at 17
Adam Cox is joined by artist Eliza Southwood to discuss the 'My Little Masterpiece' project from Sudocrem, and how it aims to get kids more involved in the arts. She gives advise to listeners on how to encourage children to spend less time using technology and why explains why she thinks art should be implemented more into the school curriculum.
Adam Cox is joined by Dr Thomas Dannhauser, founder and CEO of Smart Start Minds, to discuss the brands new research which reveals the publics conceptions and misconceptions of ADHD. Dr Thomas explains some of the real symptoms of ADHD, and also explains how Smart Start Minds are using neurofeedback training to help those who live with ADHD.
Do your standards in general life extend into your choice of food? Excess carbohydrates and junk food can lead to excess weight and all sorts of other health problems: so extending high principles that you have in other areas can really benefit your life and help you to make healthy choices.
People's approaches towards money vary widely; issues of relative abundance and scarcity combine with motives of generosity to produce a wide array of psychological attitudes. What parents do for their children, personal sacrifices, feelings of guilt and putting the interests of others before yourself - these are all familiar themes. This episode tackles these different attitudes, and reaches into our ability to scale the impact we can make, and what legacy it could create.
Adam Cox is joined by mum, Loulua Zawawi, to discuss her breastfeeding journey. She explains the struggles she has faced, and how incorporating formula helped her. She also gives tips to mums who are choosing a follow-on formula. www.kendamil.com
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