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James D'Souza
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Intrapreneur, author, and teacher.
Intrapreneur, author, and teacher.

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Millennial Tension?
I heard about Simon Sinek's video on Millennials from my friend Jarvis. He was the first of my friends to post it on a social media profile - just as it was going viral. It's a clip that seemed to capture strength of feeling across my friendship group. Even...

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Life and Soul: Memories of Marcus
Marcus creates... Two weeks ago, I found out that my grandfather had passed away at the age of ninety-seven. I'm lucky enough to have had all four of my grandparents in my life, well into my twenties. Living a long life like this, meant that my grandfather'...

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Simon's Five Rules For Life
So there's this guy - Si Haines - he's my best friend. Or one of my best friends. He was Best Man at my wedding...and he asked me to return the favour at his wedding in August 2016. Of course one of the key roles of the Best Man is the speech at the wedding...

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Are there patterns to male friendships?
Being friends with other men has been something with which I've struggled. I've been more at home in the company of women. Maybe it's because there's only eighteen months between myself and my sister; maybe it's because my mother has three sisters; maybe it...

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Yes my writing is bad... I’m a teacher. This is a fact I mostly say with pride. I was inspired by the adverts when I was 25 (I’m 39 now) to change careers. More frequently now though, I find myself wondering what I would be doing if I’d stayed in my previou...

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We are the perfect match
Valentine 2016 My strengths complement, your not-strengths, in every way. You magically, compensate for where, I'm not quite able, To get it one-hundred percent. Only together, we are the perfect match.

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Let It All Hang Out: Shifting The Conversation About Men's Fertility - Sat 9 Jan
Shifting the Conversation About Men’s Fertility Tooting, London I'm hosting a fund-raising event for male-related charities CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably – the charity which exists to prevent male suicide) and infertilitynetworkUK (the UK's leadin...

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This is the whole-school assembly I delivered during Movember. I considered it to be part of a well-executed school awareness campaign. The ‘news-cycle’ in our school (and others?) is pretty short. Especially in a recently-gone-co-educational school where t...

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The Man Who.
A walk in the park 1. The man who always thinks/ the man who never stops/ the man who sees it all/ the man who never drops. 2. The man who's standing firm/ the man who doesn't slow/ the man who holds together/ the man who's in the flow. 3. The man who's lev...

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My Utterly Fearless Sister
That's me and my sister. Younger but not behind. Creative but not unhinged. Older but not darker. Spiritual but with no more faith. Empathic but not lost. Talkative but not domineering. Annoying but not unreasonable. Standing firm but not inflexible. Small ...
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