Ep 21: From Murder To Nonviolence

This episode blew my mind. Don’t miss it. I’m talking with John Lash. At 18, he pulled a pistol on someone and shot them dead.

He got a life sentence in a US jail. But inside prison he went on a journey that led him to a passionate belief in the ideas and practices of nonviolence.

Ep20: How To Make An Independent Feature Film

Alan Donohoe is an independent film maker in his 20s. Without industry backing he managed to write, fund, direct and star in a full length feature film. It’s called “I Have A Bad Feeling About This.”

It is an impressive, inspirational feat in itself – added to by the fact that it’s a very funny, enjoyable film too.

Ep19: How To Claim Your Power

In this episode I chat with co host Emma Bird about how to claim your power.

We look at the key value of autonomy, and the most precious commodity we all have – time.

We discuss how to get what you need without permission, and how to use time in service of your own dreams rather than someone else’s.

The Alun Parry Podcast – Ep 11 – Getting All Our Needs Met Without Conflict

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Sarah Ludford has spent the last several years of her life immersed in the practice of Non Violent Communication (NVC).

NVC was developed by the inspirational psychotherapist Marshall Rosenberg.  He sought to find a way to ensure that we all get our needs met without conflict. He wanted to understand why some appear to get pleasure from contributing to the lives of others, while some seem to get pleasure from causing hurt.

The Alun Parry Podcast – Ep 08 – The First Woman Photographer In The Premier League

Alun Parry PodcastIn this episode I’m talking to one of Britain’s leading celebrity and commercial photographers Sharon Latham.

For the past 7 years she had one of the most high profile jobs in football photography, as the official photographer for Manchester City FC.

She was the first female Premier League photographer ever. We talk about breaking into a man’s world.

The Alun Parry Podcast – Ep 07 – Talking With The “Enemy”

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Have you ever hated someone because of their political beliefs?  Have you ever dismissed people as “idiots” because they see the world differently from you? Maybe you even brand them as bad people – lacking something morally?

Be honest, how many friends do you have who hold political beliefs that are the polar opposite to you? Doesn’t your Facebook News Feed just echo back your own view to you?

The Alun Parry Podcast – Ep 05 – Smart Politics: The Future Of Policy Making

Alun Parry PodcastJames Noakes is an elected politician. He is the Mayoral Lead for Energy and Smart City for Liverpool City Council.

He is also part of the Incubator of Change company, that specialises in how to future proof public policy.

In this conversation, we talk about how public policy is being shaped by technological change. We look at how politicians and policy makers use innovation. We discuss how the big data revolution and artificial intelligence impacts political decisions.