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Gerry Thompson

I'm a comedian, author and comedy/ public speaking trainer

Gerry Thompson is a stand-up comedian, best-selling author and trainer/ coach in comedy and public speaking skills. Gerry's books have sold over half a million copies in 30 languages. His latest book is "Inspirational Gamechangers", published by Financila Times Press, and now also out in Chinese language. Other book titles include the humourous parady of human relationship, "Cats are from Venus, Dogs are from Mars" and the affectionate send-up of all things mind-body-spirit, "Astral Sex to Zen Teabags".
Annoying Archetypes: The Hipster

Annoying Archetypes: The Hipster Cook

You're invited out to dinner with a friend at the home of this person, about whom your friend is reluctant to say too much; his name will be Django or Salinger or Tarquin or something along those lines; there will be a heavy duty check shirt, big beard and unneeded eccentric spectacles - the first clues as to what you're in for.
15/09/2017 09:22 BST
Seven Helpful Principles For Living In The

Seven Helpful Principles For Living In The Present

Why do we have such a strong habit of doing this? Why would we want to be absent so much, diminishing our true potential and powerfulness, avoiding the sheer intensity and aliveness of being fully present? Is this really so scary? Why would we want to have a sort of 'half life' for big chunks of our time?
21/08/2017 10:36 BST
The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective

The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective Cats

I'm not saying that effective cats get a lot done without being overly busy - they're just not interested in getting things done. They do as little as possible. And what they do best is nothing at all; they're better at creatively doing nothing than anyone else in the universe.
14/06/2017 09:49 BST