The nickname given to by his parents during his first year of life stayed with him throughout his life. Lucky for him the name RED given to him because of the colour of his hair was one he liked. His friend, CHUBBY, felt differently about the name given to him by his parents. Overweight as… Continue reading Whats in a name?
Currently we are in the middle of the global 16 Days of Activism. A global campaign to address mens violence against women and girls. There's a clear role for men in this work. Some thoughts. In the last decade my work has taken me down many paths. On all these I have learned. I’ve learned… Continue reading Leaders may lead but good leaders create more leaders
Over the past few days news reels have been talking about a toxic culture in one of the United Kingdom’s biggest institutions. On this occasion policing was spared, with the focus this time centred on one of this country’s national treasures, The Red Arrows. A story in the Times, UK confirmed that more than 40… Continue reading Red Arrows, Red Flags and how to address toxic cultures.
When Chloe Kelly scored the winning goal in extra time for England against Germany, securing a 2-1 win and the country's first ever women's major tournament victory, the 24-year-old celebrated in a way which many have suggested could inspire a generation of young girls to follow their dreams. Kelly's celebration was a throwback to retired USA… Continue reading Making it better for our boys….
Since the start of 2022 I’ve delivered active bystander-ship training to many hundreds of people. Starting in Ashford, Kent, I found myself travelling, albeit virtually travelled across Cornwall, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Isle of White, Belfast, to London, and then back to Kent. I sensed curiosity from the outset. I always asked people “Why are you here?”. … Continue reading When it comes to bystander intervention, fear is the biggest inhibitor.