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A wooden toothbrush

A wooden toothbrush EML covered the full spectrum from the largest global issues to the trivial and apparently insignificant – it is amazing how they are connected.  Living longer (where we focus) is interrelated with a vast range of of other changes that collectively shout ‘the way we live life is changing – very fast […]

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Embracing change

Did you see the recent press report saying that young UK people (aged 16 – 24) are spending an average of 7 hours a day on their smart phones.  The article included the normal backlash from so called ‘behavioural experts’ saying how bad this is for those involved and that their world is going down […]

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One of the best jobs in the world….

EML’s mission is to help people make the most of living longer Longevity (the term for humans living longer) is a global phenomenon and is behind much of the structural change that is re-shaping life today. The more you understand about these changes the better equipped you are to make the most of this extraordinary […]

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Why?

The dramatic increase in global human life expectancy has brought unprecedented change to all our lives the ‘conventions’ we once  expected to shape our lives have vanished – seemingly overnight The ‘rules’ we set ourselves as a guide through life  might now be pushing us in the wrong direction Those we have once respected for […]

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Challenging times

With the prospect of a Sixth From College Careers Day looming I’ve been thinking about the challenges facing our school leavers and how to prepare them for a life that we know will be significantly different to that experienced by their parents and grandparents.  I use the word ‘different’ because it will not necessarily be better […]

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Embracing change

Of the six life skills critical to success in later life embracing change is often seen as the most challenging.  Why?  Well at one level it is self evident – the world is changing so rapidly that we are constantly evolving and adapting just to keep up – over time that takes its toll. Perhaps […]

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Routine pit-stop

Recently I got message from one of my first clients. It is some time since he was a guinea pig for our Transitions coaching programme and since then life had been going well. His message, however, seemed troubled so we met up early the next day. The surface issue was an email simply delaying a […]

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Misnomers

While I am a huge Apple fan I am increasingly concerned with a fundamental flaw in their products – the description. It started with the i-Phone. This product was always far more than just a phone but 10 years on ‘making a call’ doesn’t even feature in the top 10 uses for the device. Then […]

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The Elephant in the Room

I was recently a guest at a STEMX award ceremony (they are the folks who encourage young people into careers in science and technology). It was an inspiring venue with the awards being presented by local dignitaries, resplendent in their chains of office. The messages too were upbeat and encouraging – you’re wanted, you’re needed […]

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