My blog is 9 years old today!
I’m 5ft 9in. I was tall before most of my tall friends were. Unfortunately, I spent most of my early teenage years trying to be 5ft 5in, trying to be smaller than the boys and trying not to be “lanky”. Tactics ranged from severe shoulder slouching to my head being down at all times, and to my personal favourite - when standing, having my legs entirely crossed at all times.
It's my pleasure to introduce you to Ryan McLeod, the founder of Slurpp and the creator of Chit Chat. a podcast picking the brains of brilliant creatives connected to Dundee. Ryan was the year below me at art school and I was flattered when he asked to interview me for his podcast. You can listen to my interview here.
I first met Rich Watkins in my friend Tom's kitchen. Rich is the founder of Lets Go; a team of four committed to helping society get more from collaboration. I'm always on the hunt for interesting people to interview. When I asked the internet who I should talk to Alessandra nominated Rich and I remembered being intrigued and impressed with his thinking when we first met! His team have just launched a Kickstarter campaign - a deck of cards that puts 30 practical and powerful conversations on the table - moving collaborative groups towards their potential. Here's what he has to say...