In the second of two end-of-year Bigger Picture specials, we look back at some of topics discussed in 2020 by Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University. In one of his last discussions of the year, he wondered if a new, cultural Iron Curtain is splitting Europe into east and west. In other programmes, he mused on political psychology and the degrees of openness across the political spectrum, the Government's planning system reforms, whether China's Belt and Road Initiative is the success it is perceived to be and he lamented the loss of one of Britain's great thinkers.
In this episode, Adam was working with a very successful former hedge fund manager who had been able to retire at the age of 40. While he was highly educated and had been very resourceful in his career he was unable to activate those resources to lose weight. Adam uses a combination of regression, resource anchoring, direct suggestion and future pacing to enable him to activate resources such as self-control, resilience, persistence, creativity and learning to help him lose weight and have fun while doing it. The ideal session for anyone that knows how to lose weight but isn't doing it.
In this episode of Policy Matters, hosts Franz Buscha and Matt Dickson look back at more of their favourite episodes from 2020, discussing the research they found most interesting from their guests over the last year.
Share Radio's technology editor Steve Caplin looks back over 2020 with Simon Rose. Here, looking at the second half of the year, he discusses self-driving hospital beds, robot dolphins in Chinese acquariums, a fly-in cinema, fitbits for lobsters, Alexa's regional accent, jet suit paramedics in the Lake District, making diamonds from thin air, NASA turning stars into sounds and the sale of the first ever mouse for rather more than the auction estimate of $800.
Revealing the top grossing films of 2020 in the UK, James Cameron-Wilson looks back at what was an extraordinary year, with cinemas not just struggling to fill their seats but for long periods forbidden even to open their doors. James reveals his favoured films (1917, Portrait of a Lady on Fire & I Am Greta) as well as the top acting performances of the year. Although the Oscars have been pushed back, he assesses who the hot contenders for the coveted statuettes are.
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? Well join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio, direct from Washington DC, for news, views and analysis of the US stocks that matter. In this week's show: In 2020, Zoom Video grew from 10 million daily meeting participants to 300 million daily meeting participants. How has Zoom managed to scale? How will Zoom maintain its culture? What’s it like when your company becomes a verb? Motley Fool senior analyst Bill Mann explores those questions with Zoom Chief People Officer Lynne Oldham. One of 2020’s most successful IPOs was insurance company Lemonade. Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner and Motley Fool contributor Asit Sharma talk with Lemonade co-founder and CEO Daniel Schreiber about disruption, data, and the future of insurance.
Making predictions can be a mug’s game and never has that proved more true than for any made at the start of 2020. It’s been an astonishing year, when the lives and freedoms we took for granted were dramatically disrupted – and one where ordering people to stay at home triggered the biggest economic crash in the UK since the Great Frost of 1709. While looking forward to what might happen in 2020 will have proved fruitless, looking back certainly provides a few things to talk about. On this week’s podcast, Georgie Frost, Lee Boyce and Simon Lambert look back over 2020 and by popular podcast listener demand combine it with the return of a socially-distanced Zoom Christmas taste test. The team look at the low points, the high points and the bits in the middle of the year that has passed so far – and probably still has more to give. From the economic nosedive, to the flirtation with negative rates and the stock market and housing market’s surprising buoyancy, they pick through the main issues. And they look for the stories that provided some light relief, including Britain’s unlikely pandemic spending spree and hot tub boom.
Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. In this week's show, 2020 is almost over, but not before our final mailbag of the year. Buck Hartzell joins the teams to answer your questions about owning company stock, investing for kids, emergency accounts, and so much more. Grab a nog, put your feet by the fire, and get yourself some Answers, Fool!
Adam Cox is joined by Xavier Collins from car rental experts Turo, to discuss how the public currently feel about public transport and what the alternatives are for those looking to alleviate the stress on the country’s public transport network. They explore the concept behind Turo and the benefits of choosing it over other services, in addition to how car rental services are mitigating the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus whilst car sharing.
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