#18 “Instinct is born out of experience” – Richard Gerver – award-winning speaker, bestselling author and world-renowned thinker.

Very honoured to have Richard Gerver talking about his experience of taking a failing school and leading it to winning a Unesco education award. Show notes below.

Check out Richard’s website here: https://www.richardgerver.com/
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And checkout his books: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Richard-Gerver/e/B002NBISEO?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_3&qid=1616598885&sr=8-3

You can also check out the video version of this podcast here: https://youtu.be/KWiznL34y5E

Show notes:
01:15 – Richard Introuces himself
08:15 – turning around a failing school (The Grange – Long Eaton, Derbyshire, UK) – intro
15:15 – Where did the ‘wisdom’ come from to solve the challenge?
21:25 – How do you plan to solve the challenge of a failing school?
28:28 – How to motivate learning?
34:45 – Elite sports – progress from childhood, how do kids who have never failed survive?
38:20 – How COVID might have a positive effect?
41:30 – Avoiding traps in parenting
44:40 – Changes in Coaching in Elite Sport – problem solving
48:30 – Richard’s details and invite for connecting to him!

Thanks for listening

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