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SophieCo. Visionaries


People who look beyond today and see the bigger picture of what’s going on with humanity – great minds, visionaries, philosophers sit down with Sophie Shevardnadze to share their wisdom and muse over our present and our future.

Oct 23, 2020 07:40

People in a coma still have thoughts and feelings – leading neurologist

Until recently, the concept of consciousness lay at the confluence of philosophy and religion, but Dr. Steven Laureys is one of the world’s leading researchers in the neurology of consciousness and offers a fascinating clinical view.

Oct 16, 2020 06:31

Trump is a malignant narcissist – leadership guru

When disaster strikes, strong leadership is needed to rebalance and regain control. Who are our leaders and how do they become them? We asked one of the world’s most prolific thinkers on the psychology of leadership, Manfred Kets de Vries.

Oct 9, 2020 07:42

We've lost control of our phones - fmr Facebook exec

Social media, once created to bring millions of people together, now - to control what we think and how we live, without us even knowing it. We talked to Tim Kendall, former Facebook director of monetisation, ex-president of Pinterest and the CEO of Moment app.

Oct 2, 2020 06:21

Telecommuting more productive than office work – workplace guru

The Covid pandemic has forced the world to embark on a remote-working experiment. Is it merely a test run or our new reality? Will it transform working life as we know it? We talked to Kate Lister, president of Global Workplace Analytics.

Sep 25, 2020 06:25

Richard Stallman: You can get arrested without a reason

The last few months have put data protection back in the spotlight. During a crisis of this kind, do we have to choose between safety and privacy? We talked about this with Richard Stallman, digital privacy activist and the founder of the Free Software Movement.

Sep 18, 2020 06:42

Well-being can be learned – neuroscientist

Emotions are our internal compass. They guide us through life’s complexities but may get overwhelming in the process. We talked about this with Dr. Richard Davidson, professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the founder and director of the Center for Healthy Minds.